Sheila Murray Bethel, PhD
Child & Youth Advocacy

A History of Advocacy

Sheila has been a lifelong advocate for children and youth. She has been the keynote speaker at many advocacy events, also presenting fundraising seminars and doing public service announcements on local television stations and conducting radio and television interviews to publicize the events.

Some of the organizations to which she has donated her time, passion and financial support include:

  • America’s Promise, the Alliance with Youth, Board of Advisors, Gen. Colin Powell, Chair, Alexandria, VA
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters, National
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of America, National
  • Crises Center for Abused Children, San Luis Ray, CA
  • Desert Community Concerts Youth Program, Board of Directors, Palm Springs, CA
  • HOBY, Actor Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership, Los Angeles, CA
  • Junior Achievement, San Francisco, and National
  • National Institute for the Achievement of Human Potential, San Mateo, CA
  • Northern California Career and Leadership Conference, Danville, CA
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Summer Programs, CA
  • The Assistance League, Burbank, CA
  • The Children’s Foundation, Bloomington, IL
  • The Children’s Home Association of Illinois, Peoria, IL
  • The Minneapolis Rehabilitation Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • YMCA Youth Center, West Virginia
  • The Head Start Program, San Lorenzo, CA

Educational Support

Sheila’s work also includes the creation and support of educational businesses, colleges, and universities worldwide including:

  • Founder, Professional and Business Development Center, Opole, Poland
  • Board of Advisors, Anstead University, Malaysia

Expertise and Experience:

  • Successful Business Executive
  • Thriving Entrepreneur
  • Ph.D. in Communications
  • National Best-Selling Author on Leadership
  • Speaker Hall of Fame Member
  • International Professional & Business Women’s Hall of Fame
  • 36 Countries
  • 4,000+ Presentations
  • 2,000,000+ Audience Members

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