Susan Fredricks has been writing for over 20 years within various industries such as network and cable television, motion pictures, ecommerce and internet content, academic institutions and corporate communications. She has had a substantial career in the entertainment business, and she has worked at major networks such as NBC, MTV HA! Network (The Comedy Channel) and The Cheer Channel. Susan has her bachelor’s degree in Media Studies/Communications from Fordham University, New York, New York and her MBA from University of Phoenix, San Diego, California. Susan is trained in Shotokan along with certification in specialized personal protection devices, and her 11 year old daughter is currently studying Kung Fu.In the last several years, Susan has become focused on empowering women and girls to take control if confronted with potentially violent and life threatening situations. She is co-founder of www.stingergirlz.com, a woman-owned business devoted to providing resources for victims of violence who are in need of assistance. Stingergirlz is one of the largest online suppliers of personal self protection devices and home safety products, and the company is proactively involved in aiding women’s shelters in the San Diego area.