Dr. Cheryl Wood is an international motivational speaker, best-selling author, and master speaker development coach for women. Presenting twice with TEDx and being awarded the title for Best-Selling Author 17 times, she specializes in equipping women with the tools to unleash the power of their voice, transform lives with their stories, and monetize their subject matter expertise.
Wood provides training for both corporate and entrepreneurial women who are ready to articulate their message in a manner that is clear, concise, compelling, and captivating. Whether the message is being shared in a Boardroom, a Conference Room, or a Media Room, Wood believes that every message has the power to create a shift in people’s thoughts and perspectives and, therefore, should be done with intention and strategy. Wood’s personal story of bootstrapping her way to her own successful international speaking empire has taken her as far as training countless women entrepreneurs and leaders across the United States and abroad in South Africa, India, France, United Kingdom, Canada, Jamaica, and The Bahamas. She empowers women to get out of their comfort zone, take calculated risks, pursue their big dreams, and become the best version of themselves while incorporating mindset wellness, life balance, and self-care as mandatory priorities.
Wood is also the Founder & Visionary of SpeakerCon, the annual premiere conference, convention, and awards gala for speakers, entrepreneurs, coaches, media, radio personalities, advocates, and faith-based leaders to learn, connect, grow and celebrate positively transforming the world one word at a time.
Wood is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her commitment to equipping women with the tools to achieve economic empowerment. She has been featured on ABC, Radio One, Forbes Magazine, Huffington Post, ESSENCE, Black Enterprise, Rolling Out, Sheen Magazine, Good Morning Washington, Fox 5 News, Fox 45 News, The Washington Informer, The Baltimore Times, Afro-American Newspaper, and numerous other media outlets. She has delivered riveting keynote presentations for NASA, Verizon, Capital One, The United Nations, The FBI, United States Department of Defense, United States Department of Agriculture, National Association of Legal Professionals, Federally Employed Women, Blacks In Government, and the Congressional Black Caucus, to name a few. Dr. Cheryl Wood is committed to empowering women globally to make their unique fingerprint count and to create their legacy starting today!