The Pearl Leadership Institute

Helping To Shape Our Future

I’m Tsegga S. Medhin

Founder, Speaker, Consultant, Women’s Advocate

Empowering Leaders Is My Mission

The Empowered Woman

Empowered women enable the world to brace itself for unprecedented leadership.

The Empowered Girl

Empowered girls breed young women that exude integrity, respect and self-worth.

Helping Women Achieve Success

Unlock The Pearl In You! Believe In You.

Empowering women and youth is a national security issue as well as the right economic development issue. 
Help us achieve security for all nations! 

Transforming Women

Transforming Girls

Transforming Economies

Ultimately, "Transforming women, girls and economies forward faster" TM


We help connect women and girls with life’s unique purpose, values, gifts and create a community of change-makers and global shapers. We partner with people and organizations that prioritize growth and focus on living a meaningful life for peace, prosperity and purpose.


We help transform emerging leaders into intentional change makers and global shapers.  Our clients differentiate themselves by living their values and moving from a cognitive understanding of social issues to a genuine emotional connection for  prosperity, peace and the planet.


Through leadership training, capacity building, action learning, STEM related activities, integrated coaching and research initiatives, The Pearl Leadership Institute equips emerging leaders with the knowledge and tools necessary to be intentional leaders, impact self, community and the world.

Why The Pearl Leadership Institute?

Our Inspiration

Socially inclusive economies.

Our Story

Delivering results that matter to positively impact self, community and the world.

Our Vision

We envision a world where all women and girls actually learn and equally learn to transform themselves and their economies.

Our Mandate

To help you improve as a leader.

Our Value

Leadership Development is our business.  Improving it is our value.


"Thank you for being awesome!"

Anie Apke, VP Operations

Municipal Credit Union

“She is the real deal. Her passion to empower and provide STEM resources for my children is quite wonderful”

Tamara N. Mitchell

Mitchell Creative Consulting

“This founder is preparing the next Generation of STEM leaders.”

“Ms. Medhin, Thank you for helping us with the Women’s History Month Celebration. As a speaker you inspire and encouraged our young ladies. We appreciate your enthusiasm and gift of time.”

WYWLA Family (Wake Young Women Leadership Academy

“Thank you Ms. Medhin for helping us realize that being more, having more, doing more and knowing more is essential”

Teresa M.

DUKE MBA 2017 Africa conference

“Off to Rwanda now. You were a great panelist Thanks for the empowerment of our youth!”

Kubara Onilogbo

About Tsegga

Tsegga Siyoum Medhin, founder, The Pearl Leadership Institute is a global relations expert, giving voice to all women and girls. she is the President of the UN Women US NC as well as the founder of The Pearl Leadership Institute, an organization focused on “transforming women/girls and economies forward faster.” TM. She was invited to address the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goal strategy plan on poverty eradication for women and girls; such plan/roadmap has been adopted by all nations.

Ms. Medhin is a speaker, consultant on corporate social responsibility, social innovation, and impact investing. Her passion and focus is to help emerging women leaders and girls create sustainable personal and professional growth. How? By building strong leadership cultures to demonstrates direction, alignment and commitment to the execution of their business/personal strategy.

Connect With Me

Together We Are Better. Take A Step. Partner With Us.

Now more than ever, women are taking a stand as progressive thought leaders in society.  There are more women doctors, scientists, engineers and mathematicians than ever.   There’s even more women putting their hat in the political arena because they want to see a changed society.

This is where The Pearl Leadership Institute comes in.  We want to encourage young ladies and men alike to maximize their potential to make a stronger and better world because it is deep-seated and rooted within them.  We know there are like-minded organizations out there.  Join us in our pursuit.

We Welcome Opportunities to Partner With Like-Minded People.  Share Your Story With Us.