Barbara Shaiman

Founder, Embrace Your Legacy


Throughout her career, noted educator, businesswoman and social entrepreneur Barbara Shaiman has empowered others to create social change. In 1995 she founded Champions of Caring (, a non-profit organization empowering over 10,000 youth in Philadelphia and South Africa to become leaders in public service and engaged citizens. Her newest venture, Embrace Your Legacy, creates a platform for sharing her message and encouraging adults of all ages and backgrounds to embrace and live their legacies.