Cheryl Wood is an international keynote speaker, leadership expert, and women’s empowerment champion who has a passion for supporting the personal and professional development of women globally. She equips women with tools and strategies to immobilize their fears, stretch their thinking, expand their expectations, and take bigger risks in order to reach their fullest potential. Cheryl’s compelling story of fearlessly transitioning from the mother of three who was frantically running the corporate rat race as a legal secretary to immobilizing her own fears and growing a 6-figure speaking and coaching business inspires women globally to breathe life into their own possibilities. Cheryl has been featured on media outlets including the Dr. Oz Show, Forbes Magazine, Bronze Magazine, Essence, Black Enterprise, The Washington Informer, Afro-American Newspaper, Fox 5 News, Fox 45 News and Radio One. Recognition for her work includes the 2016 Metropolitan Business Woman of the Year Award, 2015 Business Trailblazer Award, 2014 Success In Stilettos Award, 2013 Willie Jolley Motivational Speaker Award, and 2012 Inspirational Entrepreneur of the Year Award.