Ria Story has faced adversity. She was sexually abused by her father from age 12 - 19. Desperate to escape, she left home at 19 without a job, a car, or even a high school diploma. Ria learned to be resilient, not only surviving, but thriving. She worked her way through college, earning her MBA with a cumulative 4.0 GPA, and had a successful career in the corporate world of administrative healthcare.
Today, Ria is a motivational leadership speaker, TEDx Speaker, and author of 11 books, including Leadership Gems for Women. Ria has a passion for health and wellness and is a certified group fitness instructor.
Ria founded Fearfully and Wonderfully Me: Leadership and Life Skills for Women, where she shares powerful leadership principles and tools of transformation from her journey to equip and empower women, helping them maximize their potential in life and leadership and become the woman God created them to be.
Listen as Ria shares her inspiring story with Dr. Joey!!