“Ellie is a transformational leader who is changing the world!” 

~ Jack Canfield


Ellie Shefi 

Attorney, Entrepreneur, #1 International Best-Selling Author, Speaker, Strategist, Mentor, Coach, Consultant, 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 empowering others. 

Ellie is an attorney, entrepreneur, #1 international best-selling author, sought-after international speaker, strategist, mentor, coach, consultant, and philanthropist who is often interviewed in publications and on podcasts and television shows, including NBC, ABC, CBS, the New York Times, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Yahoo News, the Los Angeles Tribune, and TED Ed, among others.

A heart-centered, transformational leader who facilitates change, Ellie provides her clients with practical, easy-to-implement tools and strategies that generate results.  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.

Ellie is the creator of You Are Not Your Scars, a program that empowers women to shed external labels and expectations, find their voice, stand in their power, and become the architects of their life and legacy, and she is the host of the forthcoming You Are Not Your Scars podcast.

Additionally, Ellie 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 that equips and empowers underserved high school students with the tools, resources, and strategies they need to create the lives, communities, and world they envision.

A #1 international best-selling 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-wrote with multiple New York Times #1 best-selling authors Les Brown, Bob Proctor, and Marci Shimoff)

  • Women Who Shine (which she co-wrote with a group of #1 international best-selling women authors)

  • SuccessOnomics (which she co-wrote with New York Times #1 best-selling author Jack Canfield)

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“Without a doubt I would recommend working with Ellie as she over-delivers on every course, summit, challenge… she delivers what she promises and probably three times as much if not more than you are expecting.”

-Ramone B., Client

“I have perfected my story and enhanced my future through the gifts Ellie has to offer. My favorite part of working with Ellie is she is a hands-on mentor, willing to go above and beyond while over-serving.”

-Kelly N., Client

Jack Canfield

America’s #1 Success Coach

Ellie is a transformational leader who is changing the world! Impact-driven and heart-centered, Ellie uses her diverse experience to empower you with simple, effective tools that deliver results.

Patty Aubery

President of The Canfield Training Group

Ellie is a talented coach and mentor to authors, speakers, and entrepreneurs. If you want to bring any aspect of your business to life and amplify your voice, she is your expert!

Lisa Nichols

 Founder of Motivating the Masses

Ellie is equipped with the information, education, passion, and conviction to move you to action.