BIO

Shondia is the Executive Director of BOLDANDBREASTLESS, Inc. and the President of McFadden-Sabari, LLC. Her husband is a retired Army officer and they have two children. Shondia is very passionate about uplifting and educating breast cancer patients and breast cancer survivors.

WTOK 11 in Meridian, Mississippi, 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, a tv show taped in the Virgin Islands. Facebook highlighted and shared Shondia’s story with Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the entire Facebook team, at one their internal Q&A sessions during breast cancer awareness month. General Electric sponsored Shondia for their War on Cancer Campaign. Shondia was a speaker at the sixth annual National Conference on Health Disparities. She was honored by the WNBA team the Atlanta Dream, at one of their Dream Pink games.

CNN.comEssence.com, the Huffington Post, and YahooNews.com, have published articles on Shondia. She was the keynote speaker for the Atlanta Braves’ 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 one of their Breast Cancer Awareness games. Shondia received a Resolution from the Georgia House of Representatives. Shondia was featured in several news segments on FOX 5 Atlanta.

WTJX in the Virgin Islands did a segment on Shondia. She was also featured on the National Weather Channel, for their partnership 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 breast cancer awareness campaign. Shondia was a speaker at the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (Region 2) Federal Women’s Program, for their 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.

Shondia travels to Capitol Hill often to educate legislators about the importance of early detection, treatment, and research. Her advocacy is ongoing for breast cancer legislation that will benefit all.

Additionally, she’s a dynamic motivational speaker who is highly sought after. There’s never a dull moment in any room Shondia is speaking in. Her motto is, “I scared the hell out of cancer, so it took my breasts and left!”