Dr. Cheryl Wood is an International Keynote Speaker, Best Selling Author, Executive Coach, and the CEO of Global Speakers University, a training and development company that equips entrepreneurs and leaders with the tools to maximize their impact through the art of effective communication and public speaking. Wood has delivered riveting keynotes for NASA, Verizon, Prudential, Capital One, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the FBI, The United Nations, Federally Employed Women, Blacks In Government, and a host of prestigious law firms, corporations, and international conferences.

Wood has helped countless entrepreneurs and leaders to exponentially increase their impact and influence by helping them to polish their stage presence, increase their platform confidence, and develop transformational messages that move audiences into decisive action to produce desired results.

Wood has been featured in Forbes Magazine, Huffington Post, Rolling Out, Sheen, Essence, Black Enterprise, ABC News, Fox 5 News, Fox 45 News, Good Morning Washington, and The Washington Informer.

She is the recipient of the 2021 President’s Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2019 GODSU Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters for over a decade of helping leaders globally to unleash the power of their voices. Wood firmly believes that our legacy is connected to our voices and now is the time to speak up and share what you know!