Global Award-Winning Keynote Speaker Mildred Muhammad Delivered Keynote in U.S. Virgin Islands

I Am Hope Foundation Sought Mildred Muhammad for its Night of Hope Celebration
ST THOMAS, Virgin Islands, U.S. - July 13, 2019 - PRLog -- I Am Hope Foundation, a Florida-based cause dedicated to creating hope for all, called on Mildred Muhammad as its Keynote Speaker for its annual affair - "A Night of Hope." The event, which drew nearly 75 guests, took place on Sunday, June 15, 2019, at seven o'clock in the evening, at the American Legion, 8189 Subbase, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Founder and President of the I Am Hope Foundation is Teshanne Phillip.

Phillip delighted in sharing. "It is always a blessing to unite with Ms. Mildred Muhammad. She is such a powerful and transformational speaker, who has a gift of capturing the attention of every participant in the room. Her bravery, strength and passion for empowering others made her an exceptional choice to pour into the lives of the women of the Virgin Islands. She not only shared her testimony, she gave them hope."

This event, "A Night of Hope," brought together community leaders; those who impact and usher in hope within their respective communities. Muhammad, one of the Nation's most powerful advocates for victims and survivors of domestic violence" according to WROC-TV, Rochester, NY, delivered an awe-inspiring message of empowerment. She encouraged women to raise their voices in support of women who are survivors and to move towards healing. She offered a message on how advocates can help victims.

Response from the audience -

Muhammad shared that while sitting at the event, a gentleman - a guest - came to her table and said: "I once heard you on Tom Joyner [Radio Show] and I just wanted to shake your hand." Mildred stated, "In response, I thanked him for that."  In 2003, Syndicated Radio Personality Tom Joyner awarded Mildred Muhammad as his 'Thursday Morning Mom" following the search and return of her 3 children who were kidnapped by John Allen Muhammad, her former spouse.

The event was announced by local print media. The evening included the Hope Awards. Exceptional St. Thomas executives, stakeholders, and service providers received recognition for excellence in categories inclusive of  Teacher of the Year Award - Libertad de la Marque (Juancito); Top Chef Award - Island Flavor; Virgin Island Hero Award - Peter Ottley; Special Recognition Award, and the I Am Hope Foundation BOSS Award.

Muhammad further shared. "It was my second time speaking in St. Thomas; my first was in 2016. I was a speaker at "Let's Elevate to a Better You!" - another exceptional I Am Hope Foundation event. I honor the humble spirit of humanitarianism that abides, there, and exalt Ms. Phillip for her mission to empower and impact communities at such events."

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ABOUT Mildred Muhammad  - Mildred D. Muhammad is an Award-Winning Global Keynote Speaker. She is the ex-spouse of John Allen Muhammad, the D.C. Sniper, and a mother of 3. Since 2012, she has advanced domestic violence awareness,  PTSD, and suicide conversations and education with corporations, police departments, military installations and communities across the globe. She is a Speaker for the U.S. Department of State, Certified Consultant with The U.S. Department of Justice - Office On Victims of Crime, CNN Contributor, Domestic Abuse Survivor, Humanitarian, five-time Author, Domestic Abuse Survivor, Certified Domestic Violence Advocate,  Trainer, and Educator. In 2018, Muhammad was sought by Sias International University and the Embassy, China. To her impact, her VISA was denied by the Consulate. A tree planted in her honor and co-author to Kim Goldman are a complement to her bio. Her mission is to always bring awareness to truths about domestic violence and abuse in national and international forums. Publications include I'm Still Standing: Crawling Out of the Darkness Into The Light ( (2017) and Scared Silent: A Memoir ( (2009). Sizzle reel - | | Social Media - Twitter & Instagram at /MildredMuhammad and Facebook (

ABOUT I Am Hope Foundation - a human services organization based in Florida, was ruled a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in 2017. It utilizes mentorship, food and nutrition programs, and empowerment seminars to aid in the development of tools and resources designed to educate, empower and to elevate humanity, globally. With an impactful footprint already in the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, West Indies, and both, Ghana and Kenya, Africa, I Am Hope Foundation looks to restore hope in every nation. Teshanne Phillip (, a Global Speaker, and Author is the Founder and President. She holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration and the heart of a global humanitarian.

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