Barbara DeAngelis, Ph.D.

Barbara DeAngelis, Ph.D.

Renowned relationship and personal development
expert receives TI’s highest honor.

In recognition of her influence as a teacher in the field of personal transformation, Toastmasters International is pleased to present the organization’s most prestigious award, the Golden Gavel, to Dr. Barbara DeAngelis, an author of 14 best-selling books and a popular television personality. This award is given once a year to an individual who represents excellence in the fields of communication and leadership.

Dr. DeAngelis will accept the award at the Golden Gavel Luncheon in her honor on Thursday, August 16, 2007, during the International Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. Don’t miss this chance to hear her speak!

For the past 25 years, Ms. DeAngelis has reached millions of people through her books, television and radio programs and as a motivational speaker. Her books have sold more than nine million copies and been published in 20 languages. The first one, How to Make Love All the Time, launched her career. Her next two books, Secrets About Men Every Woman Should Know and Are You The One For Me? were #1 on the New York Times bestseller list for months. Her other books include titles such as What Women Want Men to Know, Ask Barbara, The Real Rules, Secrets About Life Every Woman Should Know, and Chicken Soup For the Couples’ Soul. Her most recent book is How Did I Get Here? Finding Your Way to Hope and Happiness When Life and Love Take Unexpected Turns.

Dr. DeAngelis has enjoyed a prolific television career as well. In 1994, she wrote and produced the infomercial “Making Love Work,” which won many awards. She appeared weekly for two years on CNN as its Relationship Expert, dispensing advice via satellite all over the world. In addition, she has hosted her own daily television show for CBS TV and a radio talk in Los Angeles.

A charismatic speaker, Dr. DeAngelis is in high demand with her positive message about love, happiness and the search for meaning in life. She was the founder and executive director of the Los Angeles Personal Growth Center and is currently president of Shakti Communications, Inc. and the online Transformational Network.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Dr. DeAngelis speak on August 16 at Toastmasters International’s International Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. For details and registration forms, please see pages 29-31 or visit