As an activist and Health Educator, Ms. Isaac is taking her experiences and selflessly seeking to educate and empower others.
Moving forward in bravery and transparency, Thamicha Isaac has shown courage in sharing her personal story of heartache, pain, triumph, determination, power and resiliency. A story that has the ability to transform and inspire the lives of individuals affected by HIV, whether a personal diagnosis or someone they care for and love.
On a mission to make a name for herself and change the course of her life, her first obligation to herself was to leave an abusive relationship while living in St. Martin. Thamicha fled the relationship and relocated to New York City, determined to make a better life. While living with her paternal family, her plans drastically changed when she was diagnosed with HIV at the tender age of nineteen. Feeling scared and uncertain about her future, Ms. Isaac became despondent, grew weary of living and attempted suicide three times at different stages throughout her life. However, that failed attempt was a major turning point, giving her perspective on life and reality.
In the pursuit of learning who she was as an individual living with HIV, Ms. Isaac set out to find her voice all while learning what to do with her second chance of life. Her journey led her to a short residence in Massachusetts where she obtained a diploma in Medical Assistance. And continuing to find her inner strength and her voice, Thamicha Isaac became a successful Mary Kay Beauty Consultant and Massage Therapist, as well. Combining the two professions, she delivered an uplifting and positive experience to clients.
Driven to succeed in spite of the circumstances of her past and a HIV positive diagnosis Thamicha found love again, and out of those relationships, birthed two handsome sons. Wanting to be the best version of herself and the best Mom and provider for her sons Ms. Isaac discovered a new passion, and outlook.
Establishing Miizmisha’s World of Empowerment LLC, Thamicha Isaac made it her mission and goal to help women and men affected with HIV/AIDS to fight the stigma of living with a positive diagnosis, helping them to channel their energy while focusing on creating and obtaining new goals and future aspirations.
Often called upon to share her inspiring life story, an Activist and Motivational Speaker, Thamicha Isaac brings encouragement and empowerment to those who may feel the same fear and despondency she once experienced. In 2018 she created Openly Positive and told her story on a Facebook live with Junior George Ride Along Show, Her dedication, humanitarianism, community work and activism has garnered Ms. Isaac several awards and citations.
Thamicha was awarded an NYS Citation from Brooklyn Boro President Eric Adams and An ANS Association Citation from Dr. Chloe Natacha for her honesty and bravery. Ms. Isaac completed her HIV Pre and Post Testing counseling certification recently, Thamicha also received the Pillar of Light Award from the Kids Who Bank organization, an honoree at their first annual Kidpreneur Gala, in April 2018.
Activist, Humanitarian, Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker, CEO—Thamicha Isaac is proving that a positive HIV status does not have to mean the end to life dreams and goals. With determination, conviction, and support, one can overcome all things.