Melissa Burch is a bestselling author, teacher and speaker who inspires men and women to develop their own spiritual practice rooted in the teachings of the heroine’s journey. Prior to doing this work, Burch was a filmmaker, producer and former war journalist for the BBC, CBS, and other networks. Her team was one of the first documentary crews in the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War, and a story about her in Afghanistan was featured in The New York Times. She was in her twenties when she traveled with the mujahedeen, filmed an attack on a Soviet convoy, slept with an Afghan commander, and climbed 14,000 foot mountains in the Hindu Kush.
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Jordan Hurwitz is an American singer/songwriter born and raised in Redwood City, California. She released her first album of original songs at age 16, and hasn’t stopped writing or performing since. Her songs are an outlet that speak to the challenges people face in their everyday lives, providing an opportunity to empower everyone to rise above.
Jordan is ready to release her second EP with Narada Michael Walden (Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklin, Barbra Streisand) arranging and producing six new original songs that showcase her evolving musical maturity and continued depth in her songwriting. Recorded at Walden’s Tarpan Studios and released through his Tarpan Records label, LOVESICK. will be available worldwide on December 9th, 2016.
Lisa Chyvonne Chavers was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 4, 1959. Her father, Walter, was an attorney. Mr. Walter Chavers Sr. passed away on October 31, 2003. Her mother, Madelon, is a retired registered nurse.
During her youth, Lisa attended St. John Lutheran School-Nottingham (grades 1-8). She earned a diploma from Lutheran East High School (both located in Cleveland, Ohio). Upon graduation, she enrolled at Bowling Green State University (BGSU). There, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Community Services (1981). At the same institution, she matriculated and earned a Master of Arts degree in College Student Personnel (1983).Sixteen years later, she began to pursue and later obtained her third credential from BGSU, a Doctor of Education degree in Leadership Studies (2003). Her dissertation was entitled, “An Investigation of Mentoring Sources Utilized by Pre-Service Teachers.” This doctorate degree has been and will continue to serve as a key to accessing new leadership opportunities within higher education, her community of faith, and other venues.
A little about Ericka Thornton, aka Ms E: I was born and primarily raised in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition to helping people to get their houses and offices organized (Ms. E’s Home Re-Organization) and baking cinnamon raisin bread,(Ms. E’s Glory Loaves), I obtained certification through the AACC – American Association for Christian Counselors. I also completed their certification as a Relationship, Premarital and Marriage Coach in 2013. I’m also certified as a facilitator for the Prepare-Enrich program as of October 2013.
Cheranissa Roach is President and Chief Executive Officer of CDR Consulting, LLC. She is an International Author, Speaker and Coach. She conducts seminars and workshops for corporations and individuals. The seminars and workshops include Diversity and Multiculturalism, Women’s Issues and Women’s Journey to Wellness, Mind, Body and Spirit. Ms. Roach is a certified Diversity Trainer and a Certified Wellness Trainer with the Professional Woman Network. She is also a Certified Christian Life Coach through New Life Coach Inc.
Empowering and Inspiring Women Globally-Author Candy O’Donell 04/11 by DiannaBelleRose | Women Podcasts
Changing lives of Women by giving them the necessary tools to become what they want in life.
Candy O’Donnell was born in Carmichael, California where she immediately encountered her grandparent’s dogs. Her parents did not have much to speak of, and her grandparents were always there to pick up the slack. Pets quickly became a huge part of her life and still today many animals reside in her home and stories.
At the age of twelve, she wrote her first mini book. Filled mostly with what took place with her mother and her long tedious bout with leukemia. It was a short story told as extra credit when she suffered a sprained ankle and had to be out of school for over two months. School officials refused to believe a word of what she had written until her grandmother, her guardian back then, entered the school with the truth. Everything she had written down was exactly what took place. Unfortunately her mother succumbed to the disease.
She earned a Bachelor’s degree in History and Culture. After living with her aunt and uncle for over five years she wished to explore her uncle’s Native heritage and did so with vigor. S
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Decisions, decisions, we are surrounded by them. Life is full of complications, and at times what we are contemplating can be life altering. I changed not only my life, but my entire outlook on family, work, and how I view myself. Somehow I found the strength within to decide what avenue was best for me.