Shajen Joy Aziz is an award winning international best-selling author, master educator, filmmaker, and motivational trainer and speaker. She is most passionate about creating a world where our children can thrive in powerful and positive ways. She is a mother, teacher, and first author and co-creator of the international bestselling book and film Discover the Gift- It’s Why We’re Here (www.discoverthegift.com). Her book is published in 22 countries and 10 languages and her film, which is in 5 language and 10 countries, is now digitally distributed by Gaiam TV throughout the United States and Canada (Discover the Gift on Gaiam TV).
Shajen’s groundwork, for over 20 years as a progressive educator, school administrator, teacher and counselor, paved the way for her to become a leader within the transformational and peace-building communities. In a very short time, Shajen’s global coaching and training program, based on Discover the Gift, has amassed a dedicated community of over 250 Ambassadors, Coaches and Trainers from around the globe; actively engaged in sharing their gifts while inspiring others to do the same.
Shajen has been a guest faculty member for The Shift Network and was most recently featured alongside: Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Desmond Tutu, Barbara Marx Hubbard, and Eckhart Tolle. Throughout the years she has shared the speaking stage with other influential New Thought Leaders and colleagues such as: Jack Canfield, Michael Bernard Beckwith, Dr. Barbara De Angelis, Sir Ken Robinson, Dr. Sue Morter, Janet and Chris Attwood, David Wolfe, and many more. Shajen’s work has been featured in The Huffington Post, ABC, NBC, CNN, Spirit and Destiny Magazine, The Shift Network, Examiner.com, Catalyst, Spiritual Networks, Life Connection and Vision Magazine, amongst numerous others internationally. Her work regularly appears around the globe through multiple media outlets and within the international Unity and Religious Sciences, and interfaith communities.
Along with being a founding member of the Southern California Association of Transformational Leaders (Assoc. of Transformational Leaders) and The Women’s Speakers Assoc., Shajen is an active trailblazer for children, education and healthcare reform. A few of her recognitions include the 2014 Woman of Outstanding Leadership Award from the International Women’s Leadership Assoc., the 2012 Peace and Creativity Award presented by Congresswoman Karen Bass, and the 2011 & 2012 Woman of the Year Award from the National Association of Professional Women for her dedication and excellence in her field of education. In 2011 Shajen was also awarded the Global Humanitarian Award, presented by Dr. Barbara De Angelis and Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith.
Shajen’s primary philosophy is based on creating a conscious, compassionate world; one person, one family, one community at a time; and it begins with you.
WGL:30 Shajen Joy Aziz with Shawn Chhabra, Shajen is an award winning international best-selling author, master educator, filmmaker, and motivational trainer and speaker