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Mildred D. Muhammad Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Muhammad has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of domestic abuse & violence advocacy, professional public speaker on abuse, coaching and consultant.

Ms. Muhammad has appeared on various television talk shows, including Larry King Live, Good Morning America, and Anderson, and been interviewed by numerous journalists.

    LANHAM, MD, October 06, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Mildred D. Muhammad with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Muhammad celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. Muhammad is an award-winning international keynote speaker, author, CNN contributor, and Certified Consultant with the United States Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime. She is the founder and CEO of My F.O.C.U.S. LLC and a certified professional and personal development consultant. Ms. Muhammad's role entails providing breakthrough, one-on-one, and group sessions to women and men in order to assist them in establishing a brighter, more successful future. Firm Outcomes Create Undeniable Success is the acronym for My F.O.C.U.S. LLC.

Since 2006, Ms. Muhammad has given numerous speeches on the topics of abuse and trauma. She frequently travels to American military bases where she relates her experience of domestic abuse and informs audiences on both warning signals and safety planning. She also discusses issues including child custody, abused children, trauma, military post-traumatic stress disorder (PTS), and the value of empowerment. Ms. Muhammad, a survivor of domestic abuse, is also recognized as the ex-wife of John A. Muhammad, better known as the D.C. Sniper.

Before transitioning to advocacy and public speaking, Ms. Muhammad spent a considerable amount of time working as an administrative assistant. She looked for new and fulfilling work because she was unable to provide for herself and her children following the terrible tragedy involving her ex-husband 20 years ago. Soon after, in 2003, Ms. Muhammad established After the Trauma, Inc. and assumed the position of executive director. She supported victims of abuse and domestic violence for nearly ten years in this position. Ms. Muhammad has held prominent positions as a trainer, educator, host of an internet chat show, podcaster, and public speaking coach for the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. These positions have helped her better serve her community.

Mildred Muhammad continues to publish books that bring awareness to the issues of domestic abuse and violence. "Scared Silent: When the One You Love Becomes the One You Fear", her first critically acclaimed memoir, was released by Simon & Schuster in 2009. "I'm Still Standing: Crawling Out of the Darkness into the Light," her second and final memoir, was self-published. "In the Midst of Chaos: Home is the most dangerous place to be" is an anthology of co-authors, from around the world, sharing their stories of abuse and resilience. It will be released in October 2022 in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

In recognition of her accomplishments professionally, Rochester, New York's WROC-TV named Ms. Muhammad One of the Nation's Most Powerful Advocates for Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence. One of Amazon's bestsellers is Ms. Muhammad. In addition, Ms. Muhammad has appeared on various television talk shows, including Larry King Live, Good Morning America, and Anderson, and been interviewed by numerous journalists, including Dr. Oz, Oprah Winfrey, and Katie Couric. Additionally, she has appeared in interviews with regional, national, and international media sources, including the BBC, NPR, People, and the Washington Post. Ms. Muhammad has also appeared in several television documentaries, including "I Married the Beltway Sniper" on MSNBC and "The Minds of the Sniper" on CNN, as well as "Monster in My Family" on the Lifetime Movie Network.

Mildred Muhammad will graduate from Capella University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2023. Domestic violence advocate, professional and personal development consultant, and Office of Victims of Crime consultant, Ms. Muhammad is also certified in each of these fields.

For her continued commitment to helping victims and survivors of domestic abuse and violence, Ms. Muhammad has also received various awards, military trophies, and plaques. Among her honors are the Shirley Chisholm Woman of Courage Award, the Redbook Heroes: Strength & Spirit Award, the U.S. Department of Justice Special Commendation from the Office on Violence Against Women, and a Proclamation presented by Prince George's County Council for her exemplary role in the struggle against domestic abuse/violence. Mildred Muhammad's official webpage can be accessed at

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