Presidential AwardThis award is the highest honor bestowed by President Barack Obama and the Corporation for National Community Service.  The purpose of the Lifetime Achievement Award is to recognize a special person whose life, work and accomplishments have significantly contributed to enriching many lives and influenced our ideals.

President Obama stated “Mrs. Williams, your volunteer service moves America a step closer to its great promise. We will only renew America if we all work together.  We must all combine efforts to make real and lasting change so that each person has the opportunity to fulfill his or her potential.  Thank you for your devotion to service and for doing all you can to shape a better tomorrow for our great nation.”

Brenda Williams founded The Academy for Leadership Communication to empower individuals and  organizations to excel and propel to higher heights reaching peak performance through communication, collaboration and innovation.  The Academy provides a new approach consisting of a unique blend of training and coaching that creates an acute awareness centered on emotional intelligence.  Their programs guide and teach you to become an Ideal Leader, Exceptional Communicator and Authentic Human Being.

As Brenda concludes, “ I am honored to receive this lifetime achievement award, it has further fueled my burning desire to continue my quest to make a difference in the world.  I want to inspire people to reach for that special extra within and one that impels something amazing and extraordinary.  My hope is that in this lifetime I will make an impact for generations to come.  If everyone created a mindset that focused on what’s possible our lives would be filled with countless possibilities.”

Brenda Williams is a board certified professional coach, speaker and author who resides in Southern California with her husband, Ray Williams-Corporate Executive.  It is her lifelong mission to stimulate and coach ordinary people to reach for their greatness!