Vicki Ward is an author speaker and publisher. She has written and published books for and about women that focus on emerging young adult women, women of color, and maturing women 50 years and beyond. Her books have won awards, and one title has been an assigned text in college women's studies courses for several years. She has conducted women's empowerment workshops, at UC Berkeley Women of Color Conferences, Antioch Women's Conference, and the St. Mary's College of Calif. Women's Conference among others. She is poised to deliver dynamic informative, lively, and interactive presentations to groups in the public sector, private sector, faith based, and others.