Be fearless, stay humble, and live
with passion and purpose!

About Me

Author. Speaker. Community Activist. Wife. Mother.

Dr. Michelle Shaivitz is an achiever in every sense of the word. A non-profit Executive, national speaker, author, and community activist, she attacks any problem in life with passion.

She is a Doctor with more than 20 years of experience in education, non-profit, and organizational leadership. Dr. Shaivitz has a long history of working to improve the lives of others.  

She has embraced leadership roles, both foreign and domestic, in the public and private sectors, winning the coveted Medal of Achievement for Civilian Service, a Commander's Award given by the Department of the Army.  

Michelle lives in Maryland, is a wife and mother of two. She is a lover of all animals, good food, great coffee, and all things recovery!

My life in pictures

1975
The youngest of three girls.
Baby of the family.
1977
Comb over with a flip!
1982
The attitude begins...
1992
‍What? Big hair was the trend
2006
Eloping in Jamaica
2006
Honeymoon in Jamaica
where we eloped
2009
Adoption Day!
Our family is complete
2014
Best friends are forever
2015
‍I am a DOCTOR!
2016
Proud mama moment!
Soilder in the family!
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