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News, announcements, events, and accolades received by the She-Compass team.

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Helen Owens and Jo Owens are featured in "The Talisman" where 6 amazing women of color share stories about the challenges faced in building their podcast communities.

Helen Owens Embrace Dyslexia At Home

Helen Owens joins a panel of experts on June 25, 2020 to share how she turned her battle with lifelong dyslexia into her superpower. Notable participants include Barbara Corcoran of "Shark Tank" and founder of "Decoding Dyslexia" Liz Barnes. Register at the link to watch her inspiring story.

Women Worldwide featuring Helen Owens

Helen Owens shares her thoughts on how showing love and kindness, even in the most difficult circumstances, can help us discover our bigger purpose.

Happiness Hall of Fame Induction

She-Compass leader Helen Owens is inducted into the Happiness Hall of Fame. Other recipients of this award include Dr. Oz, Deepak Chopra, actress and Saturday Night Live alumni Molly Shannon, and 23AndMe founder Ann Wojcicki.

Book Awards

Finding Our She-Compass is a 6-time award-winning book with medals in the National Indie Excellence Awards, International Book Awards, Illumination Book Awards, and Living Now Book Awards.

Radio Public Indies to Watch Promo

The She-Compass Show is featured in Radio Public's Indies-to-Watch collection.

Helen Owens-Believe Inspire Grow

Helen Owens will be speaking in Chatham Township, NJ on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 10 AM. She will be joining the ladies of Believe, Inspire, Grow for a motivational talk on how she triumphed over adversity to become an author and successful business woman. For details, contact or visit their website.

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Helen Owens in Upjourney

"Self-esteem is the foundation from which we often make our most important life choices." Helen Owens is a quoted self-esteem expert in Upjourney. Read more in "Why Is Self-Esteem Important?"

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Illumination Book Awards Congratulations

The three-time award-winning book "Finding Our She-Compass" receives a Silver Medal from the Illumination Book Awards. The awards showcase the best in books for readers searching for inspiration and answers to life's questions. Get your copy and follow your path toward self-discovery!

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Interview Recommendation

Helen Owens is a featured podcast guest on The Path of the Lightworker Podcast. Listen as she shares her words of wisdom as she shares her story of discovering her life purpose.

Certificate of Honor

Author of “Finding Our She-Compass: 15 Life Lessons for Women Voyaging Toward Restoration, Reconstruction, and Renewal,” Helen Owens receives “public recognition of distinction and merit” from the city of San Francisco for “incredible accomplishments as a hairstylist, writer, tv host, and unwavering commitment to uplift other women in the community.”

Interview Recommendation

Helen Owens is a featured guest on the Life's Black Belts podcast. Watch her inspiring interview.

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Host of The She-Compass Show Helen Owens

Interview Recommendation

Helen Owens is a featured podcast guest on The Dyslexia Quest podcast. Listen to her "inspiring story that will have you connected to your innate power."

Mayor London Breed and Malia Cohen

Helen Owens joins San Francisco Mayor London Breed and President of the Board of Supervisors Malia Cohen to talk about the impact women are making in the political arena. Mayor Breed is the first African-American and only the second woman to hold the title of Mayor of San Francisco. Both women are leaders of a city at the heart of the global technology boom in a state the boasts the 5th largest economy in the world.

Good Morning Ladies Podcast

Author of "Finding Our She-Compass" Helen Owens joins the podcast to discuss how to use the obstacles in our lives as a springboard to personal empowerment.

The Dyslexia Quest Podcast

Author of "Finding Our She-Compass" Helen Owens is profiled in the podcast to discuss her journey from battling dyslexia throughout most of her life to becoming a leading contributor to three books on health and healing, and the author of an award-winning book on self-discovery and self-love.

San Francisco Book Festival

The book "Finding Our She-Compass" wins Honorable Mention in the Spiritual/Religious & Wild Card categories


Helen Owens is interviewed on CNBC TV by world-renowned marketing, advertising expert and veteran TV host Donny Deutsch for a segment on turning adversity into triumph.

Shining Stars Award

Chosen from thousands of women across the country, Helen Owens was honored as a "Shining Star," awarded to the woman who has been a model of "strength, courage, and compassion."

Dyslexia Made Me a Millionaire

Helen Owens shares her story about overcoming dyslexia and childhood hair loss to become an award-winning author and a voice for women on journeys toward self-discovery.

The She-Compass Show

We have some amazing guests coming your way in future episodes of "The She-Compass Show." Check out our latest shows on YouTube and iTunes.

Likes & Comments

The She-Compass message of sisterhood, sorority, self-esteem, and support is making an impact and getting great feedback. Actress Amy Schumer gave She-Compass her stamp of approval in a recent post supporting her film “I Feel Pretty,” and encourages us all to “become what we believe.”

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