I’m super honored to feature today’s Extraordinary Women Radio guest, Dr. Sharron Stroud.
Dr. Stroud is a woman dedicated to serving the planet. The slogan “Think Globally and Act Locally” would describe what she has been about for the past 40 years. She is an author, professional speaker, and a spiritual leader. She has served the New Thought movement for 42 years as a spiritual leader.
Dr. Stroud has serves as the Spiritual Leader of Innerfaith Spiritual Center Worldwide in Palm Springs, CA. since 2001. She also serves as the Dean of the Institute of Successful Living.
In our interview, Dr. Stroud shares life stories that have shaped her life and the wisdom she has earned along the way. She says that “Whatever the present moment is, act as if you chose it. Work with it.” This is such a powerful statement. We talk about courage, confidence and callings. And yes, because Dr. Stroud is a Minister of Peace, we talk about peace on earth.
Dr. Stroud is the President Elect of The International Foundation for World Peace and Research, in which she goes all over the world lecturing at Universities and Institutions of Learning. Most recently at the Cultural Arts Festival in India in January, The International Congress on Art, Science, Communication and Technology in Edinburgh, Scotland, Madonna University in Nigeria, Africa, the University of Istanbul Medical Center in Turkey, The University of Zagreb in Croatia, The University of African and Oriental Studies in London, England, Essen, Germany, Queen’s College in Cambridge England and Oslo, Norway.
Her list of awards is impressive and lengthy and includes:
- The Palm Springs Human Rights Award
- 2017 & 2015 – Life Time Achievement Award for Service to her Nation from the White House signed by President Obama for her work in the field of Humanities.
- 2017 – Limitless Woman Award by the Limitless Woman Foundation
- Riverside County Woman of the Year Award 2016/2017
- 2015 – International Peace Prize given by Madonna University in Nigeria, Africa
- 2015 – Palm Springs Walk of Stars in the Field of Humanities / Minister of Peace
- The President of the United States Call to Service Award of Excellence from the White House, the highest acknowledgement a citizen can receive signed by President Obama for her work in the field of Humanities in 2010, and again July of 2014.
- Outstanding Service Award for the United Nations 100th Anniversary of the International Day of the Woman presented by the Women’s International Network.
- The International Athena / Terra Award of Service, from Palm Springs, CA
- The Woman of the Year Gold Medal of Honor 2009 was presented by the World Forum Federation in which over 40 countries were represented.
- Dr. Stroud was presented with the International Peace Prize 2008, inscribed: “Daring to Soar and Creating a Harmony of Humankind, by the authority of the United Cultural Convention, United States of America.
- International Woman of the Year 2012 awarded by the Cultural Convention, USA
- Dr. Stroud was an Ambassador representing the United States of America.
- In 2008. Dr. Stroud was named Top 100 Communicators of the World from the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge England.
- A Certificate of Congressional Recognition from Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack for receiving the Woman of the Year Gold Medal of Honor 2009 in Washington D.C.
- The Tesla Award for Communication – International Biographical Center 2010.
- Amazing Woman Award 2008 for Feminine Leadership at the Los Angeles, California Cultural Center.
- International Woman of the Year 2001 – The American Biographical Institute
Dr. Stroud carries a message of peace and harmony, while engaging in charitable acts of forgiveness and love – and I’m so honored to have Dr. Stroud with us today. Let’s meet Dr. Sharron Stroud.