Angela Schaefers is a speaker, writer, producer, and host of the Your Story Matters show.
Angela shares their inspiring stories of individuals from around the world who have overcome challenges and are living life purposefully. Angela speaks and shares her own story of hope and faith having overcome tragedies since childhood such as facing stage IV cancer and how she has come to discover her own life purpose.
Angela has worked with non-profit organizations, community service groups and government entities as their keynote speaker and facilitator of support groups. The has spoken on the effects and dynamics of the special needs community, the benefits of positive thinking and actions, why your story matters and more.
She writes at Examiner.com sharing professional networking tips and community information in the Tampa Bay area. She writes for Inspirational Woman Magazine sharing inspirational thoughts and tips based on her experiences. Angela authored her memoir Grief to Grace and has recently published her book Your Story Matters, You Matter: A guide to healing, learning from and sharing your story. She is completing her next two books; Cancer Doesn’t Come Wrapped In A Pretty Ribbon and More Grace.
Angela has previously counseled families, couples, children and individuals, provided career coaching and has trained and worked as a Chaplain. Angela has worked with and consulted with various non-profit organizations, the State of Florida’s Early Intervention Program, the county of Los Angeles (CA) WorkForce Program and the County of Orange (CA) Alternative Dispute Resolution department. Angela has provided training and developed curriculum to train lay counselors and to teach self-improvement, effective communication and conflict resolution. She has also facilitated support groups for grief and divorce.
Angela holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Management and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling.
“Positivity starts from within and creates a ripple effect of good when implemented in business. The Positivity program teaches you to start with you!”