Charlene M. Proctor holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Michigan and is an ordained Minister of Spiritual Peacemaking and a Deeksha facilitator from the Oneness University in Fiji and India. She is dedicated to awakening individuals from all walks of life to the magnificence of their own Divine gifts. She is the founder of The Goddess Network and the author of the bestselling book Let Your Goddess Grow! 7 Spiritual Lessons on Female Power and Positive Thinking. She received the coveted IPPY award for one of the best books in 2006 addressing women's issues. She has been interviewed on many radio shows across U.S. and she is profiled in The Courage Code, an award-winning book that features stories of women who are making a difference in the world. In her free time, she enjoys ballroom dancing and can be seen competing at many national events throughout the year.