Dr. Sonja Stribling

Dr. Sonja is a Transformation Specialist, Influence Expert known as the General to Giants and Best-Selling Author of The Divorce That Saved My Life. This retired Army Major, recipient of Barack Obama Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award, National Speaker for the Think & Grow Rich Legacy World Tour, and former TV Host on Bravo Network, now uses this training and experience to lead thousands of women to their victory in dominating in their space and use their inner power to ascend to their Next Level in life and business.

Having overcome a series of life changing experiences at a young age, a 21-year military career, a highly decorated combat veteran with a harrowing divorce that left her financially and emotionally bankrupt, Dr. Sonja has drawn upon her past pain to connect her closer to her purpose.  Her mission is to use her own journey as a means to help others ignite their inner strength and realize their true potential.

In addition, to being a respected life and business specialist, she is the recipient of the Global Woman Influence Award and the Exceptional Woman of Excellence Award.

As the Chairwoman of the Born to Be Powerful Academy ®, her firm’s courses, events, and results-based coaching & consulting programs equips emerging and established women leaders, influencers, entrepreneurs and game changers to use find their POWER to have a fulfilled life, booming business and live life on their own terms. Her signature programs include Women Speak and Grow Rich® Mastery Course, , Journey to Greatness Life 180 Masterclass and the Born to Be Powerful Women’s Summit.

From her one-on-one coaching, group training events to online seminars, thousands shift their life, career and business from her teachings.

Her core belief is “don’t wait for others to invite you to the table, create your own!”


The Game Changing Mindset that Creates Next Level Success: Forcing activity and mental attitude that delivers high performance and radical results
Lead From the Front: Be an Impactful Leader and Visionary
Tomorrow’s Empowered Woman: Dominate in Life & Business
There is NO Elevator to SUCCESS you MUST take the stairs
Dr. Sonja Stribling
Sonja was riveting!! She was captivating!!! She was engaging!! One of the best speakers I’ve ever seen.
John C. Shin, Author / Executive Producer, Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy
I had the privilege of seeing Dr Sonja speak in Los Angeles at an event in January 2019. I was blown away by her story and how quickly she was able to empower all those in attendance, myself included. If you get the opportunity to see Dr Sonja speak, or have her at your event, do it!
James Whittaker, Author / Co-executive Producer, Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy
We have had the pleasure of Dr. Sonja speaking at our Best You EXPO in London and Long Beach California the last few years. Dr. Sonja is true professional, knowledgeable inspiring speaker that connects with people on a deep level with her life story, her positivity, great energy and expertise.
Bernardo Moya, Chief Inspirational Officer The Best You