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WHERE LEARNING MEETS LUXE.

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COUNTDOWN TO THE ROOTED RETREAT®

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2022 RETREAT SPONSORS

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2022 ROOTED RETREAT: BLOOM

DISCONNECT
TO RECONNECT

The Rooted Retreat: BLOOM is a first-of-its-kind professional conference and wellness retreat for women of color in the professional, leadership, entrepreneurial, and social industries! 

 

Join us for 3 rejuvenating days of immersive conversations, events, and more in an all-inclusive experience where professional development and high-end luxury come together in perfect harmony.  


Led by experienced teachers, trainers, and practitioners in fundraising, management + leadership, brand development, wellness, and more, The Rooted Retreat: BLOOM provides a nurturing environment for those seeking to develop their potential and enrich the world through the revolutionary practice of relaxation.

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2022 RETREAT LINEUP

SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 2, 2022

ONLINE + IN PERSON

Four days of rest, relaxation, and reconnection… and yes, you will be rejuvenated every single day.

DAY ONE

SEPTEMBER 29, 2022

Once you check into your accommodations, relax and unwind, your BLOOM journey kicks off with an exclusive mastermind, meet & greet, and more! Click here to check out the full schedule and see what else we’ve got going on!

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DAY TWO

SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

BLOOM continues on day two as we welcome our keynote speakers, move our bodies to musical vibes, and wind down the day (and night!) with new friends! Click here to check out the full schedule and see what else we’ve got going on!

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DAY THREE

OCTOBER 1, 2022

Day three is a day of fun in the sun! Whether you wish to play and swim or join us for movement and meditation, we wish for you to follow your bliss when BLOOMING with us! Click here to check out the full schedule and see what else we’ve got going on!

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DAY FOUR

OCTOBER 2, 2022

Day four is a day of reflection as we explore and lean on holistic wellness tools that support our overall growth and development. Click here to check out the full schedule and see what else we’ve got going on!

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KISHSHANA

PALMER

MEET YOUR HOST

Kishshana is a force with over 20 years in fundraising, marketing, and talent management. She’s the founder of The Rooted Retreat/Collaborative, CEO of Kishshana & Co., the host of the Let's Take This Offline podcast, a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer (CGT), a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, and an AFP Master Trainer.  

 

She’s also the epitome of your classic 90's Queens homegirl and quintessential corner office executive - think your daily dose of Claire Huxtable with a side of Blanche Devereaux.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Come “Bloom” with us and experience the beautiful island of Jamaica, at our host hotel, Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay.

The sprawling 350-room Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay is one of the more luxurious adults-only all-inclusive resorts along the beach in Jamaica, and it's located a convenient 20-minute drive from the airport. It has a laundry list of property features, including several ocean-view pools, 10 restaurants and cafes – Mexican, Asian, and Italian among them -- nine bars and lounges, and a full-service spa, nightly entertainment, and daytime activities. The “Unlimited-Luxury” all-inclusive package covers all dining, top-shelf liquor, 24-hour room service, non-motorized water sports, and fitness facilities. A dive center, shopping center, and casino round out amenities.

In addition to the onsite amenities, restaurants, and fitness facilities, the Rooted Retreat will participate in two off-site excursions. 

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The Call for Speakers is ON!

The Rooted Retreat is home away from home from some of the best and baddest speakers globally. We continue to showcase the talent of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color thought leaders in the social sector, in DEIB, in wellbeing, in wealth creation, and more. 

This year we are selecting sessions that align with our 4 pillars – wellbeing, financial fortitude, personal development, and professional development. We are looking for fresh ideas and perspectives on how professionals of color and Black women specifically, can thrive in this work. 

Our call for Speakers is open until Friday, Jun 24, 2022