Natasha has an extensive background in writing and managerial development. She is the author of a weekly news column that has been published throughout the United States for the last 18 years. She has written news, investigative news articles, community interest stories and Opinion and Editorial pieces. Natasha was nominated for the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism in 2012. Natasha's writing skills also include academic writing, research publications, press releases, press statements, and policy manuals.
Natasha is a certified business writer, and has been ranked in the top 20 percent in Upwork's pool of contractors in the areas of Negotiation and Organizational Behavior. Natasha is currently ranked number two out of a total of 5,213,482 Independent Contractors and Staffing Managers on the Upwork platform.
Since 2006, Natasha has contracted through her company as a Labor Management Consultant for several of the largest Labor Management firms in the United States. Natasha has been assigned to a multitude of hospitals and healthcare facilities. Natasha's job is to troubleshoot issues in organizations and review and rewrite company policies and procedures. Natasha also develops and facilitates workshops pertaining to compliance issues and employee and labor relations.
One of the services that Lyde Dowdy Gordon Consulting offers is social media management, so Natasha is well versed in the use of management sites like HOOTSUITE and Twitdrip. Natasha currently manages social media strategy for the Westside Gazette Newspaper which is located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Natasha holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, and has worked as a Family Practice Nurse, Vascular Nurse and Surgical Nurse during the course of her career. Natasha also holds a degree in Psychology, and credentials in Legal Nurse Consulting. Natasha has taught Medical Terminology, Medical Law and Ethics, and Anatomy at Westwood College in Atlanta, Georgia.