Have you ever looked around and thought to yourself, “How did I get here?” Are you tired of living your life on auto-pilot, struggling to get through each day? Ready to burn your never-ending “to do” list and create a life you love? Then it’s time to break free and live life on your terms! It’s time to intentionally create your authentic life—a life that’s free by design!
If you’re ready to become the architect of your life—ready to make powerful and lasting changes—then you’ve come to the right place! Join host Ellie Shefi each week on Free by DesignTM as she chats with trailblazers, opportunity creators, and industry-leading experts who will share with you actionable tools, resources, and strategies that you can use to create a joyful, abundant, life you love.
Ellie is the ideal host to guide you on your journey to a life free by design. A domestic violence and cancer survivor, she has struggled financially, lived in her car, and eaten the food restaurants were throwing away at the end of the night. And yet, despite those events and circumstances, she learned to take back her power and intentionally create a life she loves! Ellie is now an attorney, entrepreneur, #1 international best-selling and award-winning author and publisher, featured speaker, teacher, trainer, mentor, media host, consultant, coach, and philanthropist. Ellie has been forged by fire but she is free by design.
Tune in each week and begin to live life on your own terms! It’s time to begin to live a life that’s Free by DesignTM!
Attorney, Entrepreneur, #1 International Best-Selling and Award-Winning Author and Publisher, Speaker, Strategist, Media Host, Consultant, Coach, and Philanthropist
Ellie Shefi is the very definition of tenacious. Having overcome a lifetime of adversity, including abuse, domestic violence, homelessness, cancer, and a myriad of other health issues that have seen her defy the doctors’ death deadlines for over two decades, Ellie has mastered mindset, resiliency, and resourcefulness, and she has dedicated her life to the empowerment of others.
Ellie is an attorney, entrepreneur, #1 international best-selling and award-winning author and publisher, speaker, strategist, media host, consultant, coach, and philanthropist, who provides her clients with practical, easy-to-implement tools and strategies that generate results. Host of the Free by Design™ television show and You Are Not Your Scars™ podcast, she is regularly interviewed in publications and on others’ podcasts and television shows, including NBC, ABC, CBS, the New York Times, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Yahoo News, the LA Tribune, and TED Ed, to name a few.
A heart-centered, impact-driven leader who facilitates change, Ellie helps entrepreneurs to bring their business to life; authors to get their book out of their head and into the world; and speakers to amplify their message so they can scale their impact. Her signature programs—Free by Design™ and You Are Not Your Scars™—empower participants to claim internal freedom and create a joyful, abundant life they love.
Additionally, Ellie is the founder of Made to Change the World Publishing and is the publisher of Sisters Rising™, a book series that provides women with a platform to tell their stories, showcase their businesses, and raise awareness of their work. She is also the founder of the Made 2 Change The World™ Foundation (made2change.org), a nonprofit organization that equips and empowers the next generation with the tools, resources, and strategies they need to create the lives, communities, and world they envision.
Ellie is a member of the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors and has received a Quilly Award for her literary work. A #1 international best-selling and award-winning author, Ellie’s books include: Unlocking Your Superpower: 8 Steps to Turn Your Existing Knowledge into Income; Sisters Rising: Stories of Remarkable Women Living Extraordinary Lives; The Authorities: Powerful Wisdom from Leaders in the Field (which she co-authored with multiple New York Times #1 best-selling authors Les Brown, Bob Proctor, and Marci Shimoff); Women Who Shine (which she co-authored with multiple #1 international best-selling authors); and SuccessOnomics (which she co-authored with multiple New York Times #1 best-selling author Jack Canfield).
To connect with Ellie and learn more about her work, including how you can get involved with the Made 2 Change the World™ Foundation, please visit ellieshefi.com.