Dr. Shellie Hipsky is the CEO of Inspiring Lives International, the Executive Director of the Global Sisterhood (which helps women and children around the world), and the editor-in-chief of Inspiring Lives Magazine. Dr. Shellie Hipsky’s doctorate is an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Duquesne University.
The President of the United States of America, honored Dr. Shellie Hipsky in 2023 with the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for her over 4,000 hours of Volunteer Service! In 2022, she was heralded as: an “Empowered Woman”, “Elite Business Leaders to Watch”, “Most Influential Female Entrepreneurship Coach”, “A Top Entrepreneur in the US”, “Women Leaders to Look Up To”, “Top 10 Unstoppable Women Entrepreneurs”, “Top 20 Business Coaches to Watch For”, “The 10 Most Influential Women Business Leaders”, “Global Woman Influencer”, and she was honored as the world’s “Top Global Empowerment Coach” in Vegas by the International Association of Top Professionals. In 2023, she was also named IATOP’s “Top Inspirational CEO” and at the International Business Excellence Awards she received the “International Visionary Leadership Award”.
An award-winning author, she wrote the Common Threads trilogy on Inspiration, Empowerment, and Balance based on her Empowering Women Radio. Her 13th book Ball Gowns to Yoga Pants: Entrepreneurial Secrets to Create Your Dream Business and Brand and her newly released 14th book Mom Magic Mompreneur were both international bestsellers in multiple countries.
Dr. Shellie Hipsky was tenured university undergraduate to doctoral professor. During her former career, she was also a special education teacher, ran a group home for autistic adults, and was an Assistant Principal at a school of children with emotional and behavioral needs.
Active in the world of media, she was the host of both Empowering Women Radio and Inspiring Lives with Dr. Shellie on NBC. She has keynoted internationally from Passion to Profits in Hollywood to prestigious educational settings such as Harvard, Columbia, Pepperdine, and The University of Oxford in England. She has been featured on over 60 magazine covers and on all the major television networks. She frequently writes for Forbes and serves on their Expert Panel of coaches. Dr. Shellie’s podcasts and vocal recording of And All That Jazz from the musical Chicago can be heard on Spotify and iTunes. Her signature keynote can be seen on Amazon Prime on Speak Up! and she recently filmed the docu-series The Making of an Entrepreneur.
Often launching businesses for women, her latest business venture is Dr. Shellie’s Style Swap which helps women answer the question, “What am I going to wear?”
With her Global Sisterhood 501(c)(3) she collaborates with Charity Partnerships and acts of #PopUpGiving to help women around the world from Pittsburgh to Pakistan who are challenged with issues ranging from domestic violence to homelessness.
Dr. Shellie is currently enrolling women who are experiencing overwhelm with time balance and creating abundance while striving for the next level of their businesses and lives through her signature EmpowerU Master Class and her World Class VIP coaching experiences. Dr. Shellie Hipsky is the Global Empowerment Coach who is inspiring women entrepreneurs and leaders internationally.