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Founding Team


Nada Lena is a Leadership Development and Career Confidence Coach, Professor, Motivational Speaker, and Founder of Rise Up For You.

With over 10 years of experience as a college professor in leadership and a former top executive, Nada understands the importance of fusing education, empowerment, and leadership together. She founded Rise Up For You in 2016, an educational and motivational company that provides strategies and solutions to enhance company culture and people development. Through interactive and experiential events, one to one coaching, corporate training, and online programs, Rise Up For You puts special focus on the people, emotional, and social skills needed to be successful personally and professionally. The company has been featured on CBS, Face The Truth with Vivica A. Fox, and Lebanon’s National Prime News Channel, LBC News. 

Most recently Nada had the opportunity to share her expertise at Google's largest conference of the year Cloud Next ‘19, where she worked with tech industry participants and C-Suite executives on Career Confidence, Leadership, and Career Strategy.  In addition, she has presented and spoken for multiple platforms and conferences such asThe California Human Resources Conference, UCLA Extended Learning, and Lead the Way Educators Conference. Nada was awarded the Chief's Award from the Orange County Sheriff's Department for her work in 2018 and is a two-time finalist for The Emerging Woman-Owned Business Award from Connected Women of Influence. 


Nada's believes that in order to create change within our communities, companies, and households, we must first create change within ourselves. It’s a collective effort needed from all parties; no company, adult, or young adult can be left behind. The world needs us at our best!

MA Educational Leadership
The Founder

Nada Lena Nasserdeen

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Kim Wimmer is an educator, writer, speaker, trainer, and co-founder of Rise Up Real Development.


Kim received her Master of Applied Positive Psychology degree from that discipline’s preeminent program at the University of Pennsylvania, where she now also serves on the faculty. Additionally, she is the Theatre Department Chair and a Professor of Acting at The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts in Southern California.


Kim is the founder of The Invincible Artist. Through her research-based program, The Resilience Compass, Kim leads well-being workshops for actors & other performing artists, creatives, entrepreneurs, educators, and business professionals to help them bulletproof their mindset, transcend burnout by aligning with their passion and purpose, and to share their talent in a way that matters—helping them build the careers they’ve always wanted and love their lives while they do it.


Kim is an advocate for positive education and is dedicated to advancing human flourishing at every level. She is a regular contributor to Positive Psychology News and has presented her work at the International Positive Psychology Association World Congress and the Western Positive Psychology Association conference. 


She is committed to RURD’s mission to provide evidence-based training to enhance individual well-being, address workplace challenges in an ever-changing climate, and support optimal organizational functioning.


Kim has over 25 years experience as an actor and singer with starring credits in feature film, network television, regional and Off-Broadway theatre, and as the lead singer of a real-life touring rock&roll band.

MA Positive Psychology
Master Trainer

Kim Wimmer

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Rise Up For You has a number of credentialed trainers, coaches, and facilitators with work experience in a wide array of industries. We create the handshake between a company and their people enhancing company culture, engagement, and performance. 

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