836: The Impact of Confidence With Punam Saxena

Punam Saxena is a parent impact coach, podcaster, speaker, author and educator.  She helpsThe Impact of Confidence With Punam Saxena parents overcome their fear of teachers by learning how to become partners in their child’s academic careers so they can reach their full potential with confidence and support.  Her background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Emory University, a Master’s Degree from the University of South Florida, and 20+ years of professional and advocacy experience.  Punam understands that parents becoming partners with the schools is crucial to student success and the school system.  It is the reason she started her coaching practice called edu-Me.

Punam shares about the positive impact of her life when she decided to go after her passion and what fulfills her life.  She also talks about her upbringing and her tips to help you in your journey to self confidence.


Punam Saxena is a parent impact coach.

Cultural Background

Punam is of Indian-American descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Be true to yourself.

be true to yourself

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is owning your instincts and beliefs.  Knowing that you can accomplish anything you want to.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Punam grew up in rural Georgio during the 1960’s and 1970’s.  She felt like she couldn’t surround herself with like-minded people at the time and felt lost especially being the only Indian family during her time.

The “AHA” Moment

Punam started running at the age of 40 which helped build her confidence along the way.  

Also, Punam was a stay-at-home mom when she had her children.  She started volunteering at her children’s school and built trust with the school board.  Punam also spearheaded many programs during the time she volunteered but when her kids went off to college, she felt lost.  She took a stepped back and realize she was impacting schools by helping parents.  She helped parents by showing the way to help their children which she turned into a career.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Punam’s life is great because she gets to do what she is passionate about and that fulfills her soul.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Don’t give up on yourself.

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