Sophia Nelson
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Sophia Nelson

Sophia A. Nelson is an award-winning author and award-winning journalist. She is also a highly sought-after corporate leadership trainer and motivational speaker.

Nelson can be seen frequently on CNN, and other networks offering political and social commentary.

Nelson's personal and professional journey is the basis for her popular columns, writings, events, corporate workshops and TV appearances. A former Congressional Committee Counsel, Lobbyist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and a senior attorney with the international powerhouse law firm of Holland & Knight, LLP. Nelson left the practice of law in 2008 to pursue her life-long goal of becoming a journalist and TV commentator during the historic 2008 Presidential campaign.

She became an MSNBC political analyst, and a White House Correspondent for JET Magazine after the election. She also decided to write her first non-fiction book, "Black Women Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama" to tackle the issue of negative stereotypes around African American women. The book went on to win a 2011 Best Non-Fiction Book Award. A Pulitzer nomination in Letters. And the 2012 Corporate Champion of Diversity Award. Black Woman Redefined sold over 50,000 copies in print and electronic formats. It is still a top-selling book three years since its publication.

Nelson presently runs SAN Enterprises, LLC. A successful Virginia-based national public affairs consulting firm. She freelances for The Huffington Post Healthy Living and Women sections as well as Newsweek Daily Beast, Women in the World and appears regularly on MSNBC as a contributor to the Grio.com. She has appeared on numerous other networks such as the BBC, CNN, FOX, C-Span, NBC the Today Show, ABC Nightly News with Diane Sawyer, and more as a political & cultural expert, thought leader, and attorney, covering many topics of national and global interest.

Finally, she is a much sought-after motivational speaker, lifestyle expert and leadership trainer in the Fortune 500, industry and universities. She has contributed to USA Today, Essence Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Washington Post. Her 2nd book The Woman Code: 20 Powerful Keys to Unlock Your Life (Revell), was released in October 2014 and became an instant global best-seller. He 3rd book, E Pluribus One: Reclaiming Our Founders' Vision of a United America hits stores in January 2017.

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    • The Woman Code

    • 20 Powerful Keys to Unlock Your Life
    • By: Sophia A. Nelson
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr, Sophia A. Nelson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
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      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    Every woman lives by a code, whether she realizes it or not....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must Read

    • By Leah on 02-14-15

    Regular price: $19.99

    • E Pluribus One

    • Reclaiming Our Founders' Vision for a United America
    • By: Sophia A. Nelson
    • Narrated by: Sophia A. Nelson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    "America is the story of us. And us isn't doing so great right now," says award-winning journalist and author Sophia A. Nelson....

    Regular price: $28.50

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