Makeda Norris, BA
Lead Consultant and Training Specialist 
Impetus - Let's Get Started 

Makeda Norris is the owner, lead consultant, and training specialist of Impetus – Let’s Get Started LLC. The organization provides culturally competent consultation, staff development, and training services to governmental, small businesses, and nonprofit community-based organizations. The services of Let’s Get Started are designed to create and change policies, systems, environments, and social climates as well as to address the overall health and wellness of special populations.

Ms. Norris has over 30 years of experience and subject-matter expertise in diverse areas:
  • Facilitation of connections for health and wellness promotion, health equity, and justice policy. 
  • Outreach programs for health and wellness promotion, including enrollment in health insurance programs. 
  • Promotion of wellness cultures in governmental, small business, and nonprofit organizations. 
  • Community health education and health literacy. 
  • Culturally specific community youth health and development. 
Ms. Norris has a BA in speech communications and several vocational certifications in allied health professions.