Dr. Michelle Peticolas empowers women leaders and change-makers to face their fears in order to reclaim their authentic power. She is a national speaker and leads workshops for organizations and groups including: The Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, UCSF Medical Center, JFK University, and UC Berkeley. Her award-winning documentary series Secrets of Life and Death is screened in universities throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. She has appeared on Voice America’s Empowering Women, KDIA’s Aging By the Bay, BBM Global Network’s Courage to Overcome, Money 1055’s Rush Hour For Success, and KPFA’s Women’s Magazine. With her Ph.D. in Sociology and over 18 years experience, she coaches people through major life challenges. An expert on loss, emotional wounds and unresolved grief, she is a featured author in the soon-to-be-released anthology: Breaking Barrier.