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Randi D. Ward

Title: Founder
Industry: Education/Writing
Type of Organization: Self Employed
Major Product/Service: Education; Writing; Humanitarian efforts
Expertise: Ms. Ward is a retired after spending 37 years as a Language Arts teacher. She has 6 years experience as an author and humanitarian. During her education career, she taught globally. She currently specializes in education, writing, environmental activism and humanitarianism. Ms. Ward serves as the Honorary President, Advocate and Ambassador for World Peace Forest (Africa) in Egypt.. She is the Chief Editor and Writer for Morocco Pens and a Co-administrator for the Arabian Online Press.
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
Affiliations: Lifetime Member, Marquis Who's Who; Scribblers Writers; Southeastern Writers Association; Walton Writers, Monroe, Georgia; Georgia Retired Educator Association; Gwinnett County Retired Teachers
University/Degree: B.A., Language Arts 7-12; M.A., Gifted Education 7-12; Marshall University
Hobbies/Sports: Physical fitness, photography, dancing, social media, public speaking, animal advocate, travel, music
Spouse: Billy D. Ward
Married: April 1, 1972
Children: William Markus
Work History: Previously, Ms. Ward served as a U.S. Regional Director and Volunteer with Africa Nomads Conservation in Kenya. She was a Co-Founder and Educator of 2 former learning centers in Egypt, Rise Up Language Center and 6 October English Institute.
Honors & Awards: Entrepreneur of the Year, Education Industry; Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian of the Year; Top Female Executive; Inductee, Elite American Artist, (2015), Worldwide Who's Who, 2014; VIP Woman of the Year, Elite Member, NAPW, 2014; Delegate of the International Women's Leadership Association ; Pinnacle Professional Member, Continental Who's Who, 2014; Featured, cover, IWLA's May/June edition, Inspirational Woman Magazine, 2016; Featured, 4 page article, Women of Distinction Magazine, 2016; Top Professional of the Year, International Association of Top Professionals, 2017; A Woman of Excellence, Top Professional- September 2017, Marquis Who's Who
Published Works: 1 book, " Because I Believed in Me (My Egyptian Fantasy Came True)"; 1 magazine article, "Taking the Needed Risks", IWLA, 2016; Chief Editor, 6 articles, Morocco Pens; 40+ motivational videos on YouTube; Radio interviews; Featured, 2 magazine articles and 2 newspaper articles, Egypt
Career Accomplishments: Ms. Ward was a pioneer in the formation of the gifted program in West Virginia during the 1970's. She helped her alma mater Marshall University of Huntington, West Virginia, create the Masters education program courses for the teachers of Talented and Gifted. Ms. Ward was a member of the Fellows Program for writers at the university. She has written over 140 inspirational and educational blogs on her book website and has given numerous radio interviews.