BIO

Shondia is the Executive Director of BOLDANDBREASTLESS, Inc. and the President of McFadden-Sabari, LLC. She is very passionate about inspiring and educating children, women, and men that are affected by cancer. October 31, 2015, Shondia was presented with a proclamation in Meridian, Mississippi stating that October 31st is Shondia McFadden-Sabari Day in Meridian. The Theta Iota Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. presented Shondia with an award at their annual scholarship ball, for being their 2015 Citizen of the Year. Shondia is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  WTOK 11 in Meridian, Mississippi has featured Shondia in several news segments and one of the segments made Top Story of the day. Shondia made an appearance on Face to Face with Addie Ottley in 2014, a tv show taped in the Virgin Islands. Facebook reached out to Shondia in 2014 and highlighted her story, as well as her Facebook page during breast cancer awareness month. Additionally, they did a video featuring Shondia’s story and shared it with Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the entire Facebook team, at their internal Q&A on October 3, 2014. In 2011, General Electric sponsored Shondia for their War on Cancer Campaign. Shondia was a speaker at the 2012 sixth annual National Conference on Health Disparities. She was honored by the WNBA team the Atlanta Dream, at their 2013 Dream Pink game. CNN.comEssence.com, the Huffington Post, and YahooNews.com, have published articles on Shondia. She was the keynote speaker for the Atlanta Braves’ 2013 Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The Braves also honored her with a Diamond of Hope Award. Shondia was one of five breast cancer survivors honored by the Atlanta Falcons, at their 2013 Breast Cancer Awareness game, televised on ESPN. On January 28, 2014 Shondia received a resolution from the Georgia House of Representatives. FOX 5 Atlanta has also featured Shondia in several news segments. WTJX in the Virgin Islands did a segment on Shondia. Shondia was also featured on the National Weather Channel, when they partnered with the American Cancer Society. She’s one of the breast cancer survivors in the video for Grammy Winner Amy Grant’s song, “Welcome Yourself.” Shondia was featured on BET for their 2014 breast cancer awareness campaign. Shondia was a speaker at the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (Region 2) Federal Women’s Program, 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness lunch and learn event. Shondia was presented a key to the city in Columbia, South Carolina, Marion, South Carolina, and Tupelo, Mississippi. In 2014, Shondia was the keynote speaker at U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn’s 2012 Research Scholarship Foundation luncheon. Her social media posts are often trending. Shondia travels to Capitol Hill several times a year, to advocate for breast cancer awareness. She is a dynamic motivational speaker that is highly sought after. Shondia travels the world, sharing her experience with breast cancer to uplift and inspire others. She’s known to quickly capture the attention of her audiences. There’s never a dull moment in any room Shondia is speaking in. She is definitely a force to be reckoned with! Her motto is, “I scared the hell out of cancer, so it took my breasts and left!”