All About Tanja Thompson
Tanja Thompson is the Founder of The Breast Cancer Move Foundation a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, she's the CEO of the Transformational Resolution Group, TEDx Speaker, speaking on “Tragedy to Triumph” her breast cancer journey, TEDx Organizer, and author of “What to Expect When you Weren’t Expecting Breast Cancer”, which is available on Amazon.
Tanja is a 25 year Air Force retired military decorated veteran, who finds opportunities to give back to her community. She has given back to her community in the following roles as the Legal Redress Chair for the Loudoun NAACP, Loudoun Social Services Board, Loudoun Board of Directors, Loudoun Workforce Development Center, the FBI Citizen Academy alumni, Loudoun Health Council, Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation, and the Veteran Policy Commission.
One of her strategies is creating doors that others can walk through. Tanja often says, "In many communities you hear when one door closes another opens, but what happens when there is no door to open." That's why they call her the marketing savant, because she finds ways to create opportunities that uplifts the masses.
Tanja helps other to take control of their lives through transformation, empowerment, conflict resolution strategies, conflict coaching, and self-advocacy, to actionable movement. As a 2x breast cancer survivor she knows firsthand the importance of early detection, treatment options, empowerment, self-advocacy, early detection, communication and self-care.
Tanja holds a BS, HealthCare Services from UMUC, a MS-Human Resource Management from Webster University, The Chicago School of Psychology, PHD (credit), and is currently working on her 2nd graduate degree from the School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) at George Mason University (GMU). Tanja is married to Phillip Thompson, children, Artisha, Taylor, and Tysne and granddaughter Faith.