Visionaries Change The World: Making Commitments & Taking Action Book I

Visionaries Change the World is a collection of inspiring stories of 82 international leaders who made a commitment and took action. In my career, I’ve personally interviewed over 3,000 well-known people, 78 of whom are in this book. This book takes the best in world leaders to inspire the best in all of us. More

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About Doris Lee McCoy, Ph.D

Doris Lee McCoy, Ph.D.
Author, Interviewer, Psychologist, Speaker, TV Moderator and Producer

Dr. McCoy has authored 7 published books. THE MAGIC OF GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS, features research on Bhutan, in the Himalayas, and is completing VISIONARIES CHANGE THE WORLD, which has personal interviews with people making a difference. Dr. Muhammad Yunus 2006 Nobel Prize winner (Microcredit), Bob Wright CEO NBC ret.(Autism), Nick Clooney (Sudan), Sir Edmund Hillary (Building Schools and Hospitals). AUTHOR, Award Winning AMERICA’S NEW FUTURE: 100 NEW ANSWERS, features interviews with Justice O’Connor (ret.), Steve Forbes, Colin Powell, David Rockefeller and other decision makers. A mandate for today’s survival with solutions to the 12 challenges ahead. JOURNEY OF A MUSIC WARRIOR (Award Winning book) and FROM THE AMAZON.

MEGATRAITS: 12 Traits of Successful People (Interviews with: Malcolm Forbes, Ted Turner, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, and others.) Dr. McCoy was FEATURED on 100+ TV and radio shows to relate the result of her research. She is one of those featured in a book, REMARKABLE WOMEN.

INTERVIEWED over 3,000 successful entrepreneurs, politicians, business people, and celebrities. American Airlines aired her interviews for Nightingale/Conant Corp.’s THIS I BELIEVE six cassette series, discussing the professional lives of: Malcolm Forbes, Philip Caldwell (Chairman, Ford Motor Co.), Norman Cousins and Mary Cunningham. Discovery Tapes released for six-cassette albums that went to the medical profession throughout the country. She moderated a panel for "The Committee of 200" (Top Female Entrepreneurs in the USA).
INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER on 12 Traits of Successful People, Leadership, and Visionaries.

TELEVISION: Interviewed twice by FOX & FRIENDS, The Jim Bohanon Show, TV3 (Dublin, Ireland), and CNNfn. OPRAH requested a manuscript of AMERICA’S NEW FUTURE. She moderated/produced 3 television series. In "THE CHANGING WOMAN", Dr. McCoy discusses the art of balancing highly successful careers with family, friends, and future goals. Interviewees include: First Lady Betty Ford, Rosalynn Carter, and Walter Cronkite. MODERATED/PRODUCED 20 television specials on Today’s Family. Attended each of the Official International UN Conferences on Women in Mexico City, Nairobi, and Beijing. TV Special "WOMEN OF THE WORLD" featured her interviews with UN delegates from Asia, Europe, Africa and the USA. Shown throughout the U.S. a 16 program TV Series, "EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION", also used as instruction for business, law enforcement, hospitals, schools, and aired on PBS stations throughout the U.S. Videotaped, moderated, produced and edited two International Specials: "QUEST FOR THE CURES" (Ecuador) and "THE CHANGING AMAZON" (Peru).

HONORS: Listed in WORLD’S WHO’S WHO OF WOMEN: Named "Woman of the Year" by CHARTER 100 and the LOS ANGELES FILM WELFARE LEAGUE, "Woman of Achievement" by the NATIONAL LEAGUE OF AMERICAN PEN WOMEN. Earned a MA at Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at
Claremont Graduate University with an educational honor, Phi Kappa Delta. She was one of 15 graduates chosen for a Danforth Grad Scholarship. She is the 2006 Muskingum College’s Distinguished Service Alumni Award winner.

ACTIVITIES: President/Founder American Spirit FD 501(c)(3); President (ret) Charter 100. As a member of the Explorer’s Club, she co-led three Expeditions; carrying their Flag and (UN’s) in Ecuador searching for possible cures for cancer. She carried Explorer's Flag for two expeditions in the Peruvian rain forests, did research in 17 rainforests (USA/Alaska, Asia, China, Borneo, South and Central America), National League of American Pen Women, spent four summers negotiating for Chinese students’ passports, in 2008 fact-finding in Asia, Tibet, and Bhutan. In 2009, she studied Gross National Happiness for three weeks in Bhutan. She is an adventurer to remote areas of the world.

Doris Lee McCoy, Ph.D. 5758 Beaumont Ave. La Jolla, CA 92037 Ph/Fax (858) 459-4971 Cell (858) 395-4971
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