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Experience

Ms. Natasha L. Rogers is a proven results-driven leader. The solopreneur, educator, and public relations consultant is the founder and owner of twelve21, a public relations boutique established in Birmingham, Alabama, and serves as a communications instructor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Before these engagements, Natasha successfully launched and served as the executive director of the Negro Southern League Museum, where under her tenure, the museum won Best Museum by Birmingham Magazine. Preceding that appointment through the City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office, Natasha completed a parallel task with Railroad Park Foundation serving as director of events, creating and implementing one of the park’s most successful and longest-running programs, Get Healthy on the Railroad.

Ms. Rogers’ natural abilities and skills sharpened during her broadcast journalism career. She began with two network internships with CNN Newsource Sales in Atlanta, Georgia, and NBC in New York, New York, where she served as an NBC Page. Later, she secured multiple roles in newsrooms throughout the Southeast, from associate producer, general assignment reporter to assignment editor.
 
The Selma, Alabama native, increased her understanding of communication by earning a Master of Arts degree in Communication Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Natasha finished Summa Cum Laude and became a member of the Phi Kappa Honor Society.
 
When Natasha is not guiding her clients or students, she is an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham and serves on the Members Council for Leadership Birmingham. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Before, Ms. Rogers served on the Board of Directors for the Alabama Public Relations Society of America as treasurer and the Penny Foundation. She also served on the Leadership Council for the Boys and Girls Club of Central Alabama and was a member of The Women’s Network. 
 
Ms. Rogers’ efforts and service have gotten noticed. Natasha was named Power 50 by Birmingham Magazine, Top 40 Under 40 by the Birmingham Business Journal, and Top 50 Under 50 by Miles College. In addition, Who’s Who in Black Alabama featured Natasha as an Outstanding Young Professional. She received the Wonderful Outstanding Woman Award from the Metro National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama also recognized Natasha as a role model. 
 
When Natasha is not pursuing her professional or philanthropic endeavors, you can find her actively seeking minor roles on the movie screen locally and regionally.

 

Are you in need of a creative, energetic, and audience-centered rhetorician who enjoys connecting and sharing their professional and personal experiences to enhance others? If so, look no further than our founder and owner of twelve21. It is Edutainment at its best!

With over 15 years of educational and professional experience, Natasha is available to cover a wide array of topics across the communication spectrum. Don’t take our word for it. Here is what people are saying about Natasha as a presenter, trainer, event manager, and public relations consultant. 

client testimonials

“The most informative, organized, and creative fireside chat that I have ever experienced…either live or on television.”

“Natasha knocked it out of the park! Her presentation was informative and very well constructed. Whether you are a baseball enthusiast or novice, you will enjoy learning about the women of Negro League baseball. This presentation is perfect for social and civic organizational meetings.”

Chandrel Wright-Richardson​​, Executive Director of The Harbert Center 

“Natasha was absolutely amazing! She poured so much energy and knowledge into our team that I am quite sure they will carry the lessons learned throughout their service and lives. This was by far the best presentation of the year!”​

“When Natasha accepts a project, she will “own it” from start to finish. She is very professional, strategic, and creative at how she gets the message out, who she gets the message to, and when the message is delivered. The need for worry is unnecessary when working with Natasha.” 

“When my organization needed someone to provide a training on public speaking, I welcomed the opportunity to work with Natasha and her firm twelve21. Natasha delivered a high-energy, engaging, and informative presentation that was thoroughly enjoyed by and beneficial for attendees.

Natasha is one of the most talented and versatile people in our community. She will go above and beyond every time. That’s her standard.”

“Natasha delivered a training and development seminar for Project Corporate Leadership on public relations. Her vast knowledge of the field and ability to apply it to the industries represented in the class allowed the cohort to utilize the skills for the organization and their perspective companies.

Without hesitation, I recommend you learn more about twelve21 and consider her firm for your training and development, strategic communication, event management, and overall advice.

“Natasha was absolutely amazing! She poured so much energy and knowledge into our team that I am quite sure they will carry the lessons learned throughout their service and lives. This was by far the best presentation of the year!”​

“I was very pleased that I could be completely hands-off and have an event that completely exceeded my expectations. She was professional and organized in her implementation of my anniversary, and my clients and the community still talk about how well it turned out. In the future she will continue to plan all of my major events and I don’t hesitate to recommend her for any event planning or public relations work.”