The Warrior Coach
Bershan Shaw didn’t earn the nickname “The Warrior Coach” by accident. Her career as a sought-after international motivational speaker, business coach, women’s advocate, and author, was forged through her dedication, perseverance, and a brush with death.
As a two-time breast cancer survivor with a three-month prognosis, Bershan summoned her inner warrior to conquer the impossible, defy the odds, and beat her illness. Now, she uses her leadership skills to bring a no- nonsense approach to motivate others to reach their personal potential.
Bershan is an industry pioneer in transformational coaching. She coaches executives and trains teams in many areas, including financial services, legal, technology, and consumer products. Her unique background, dynamic presenting style, humor, real-world techniques, and practical strategies leave every audience, from The World Economic Forum to the Essence Music Festival to Johns Hopkins University feeling energized, transformed, and ready to take on new challenges. Her media appearances include features on NBC, ABC, Fox, and OWN.
Bershan has garnered numerous awards, including the 2017 Woman Whole Life Achievement Award, Business & Leadership of Excellence from Woman Economic Forum and the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award for National and Community Service from the President of the United States. She is a graduate of New York University with a master’s degree in journalism and business and also earned a certificate there in leadership and executive coaching.
When you encounter Bershan, you encounter power! It’s no doubt that Bershan is UNSTOPPABLE! -Huffington Post Bershan’s dynamic, warm, and assertive style makes her 2018’s most renowned motivational speaker. Bershan is living proof that no person, situation, or diagnosis can steal the power of your future.
With this in mind, Bershan has just launched THE UNSTOPPABLE WARRIORWOMAN MOVEMENT, a platform to unite and inspire women to make their stories heard. Moving beyond #metoo, Bershan is aiming to empower women to let their voice be heard and to allow these stories to teach and motivate each other. Bershan’s kick-butt, bull-by-the-horns style allows everyone who connects with her to soak up empowerment, positivity, and passion. Whether she’s working with The United States Senate, Forbes, or The National Urban League, Bershan pushes each client to step into their greatnessand embrace their ultimate potential.