Dr. Hancock with her love for the literary arts and behavioral health sciences, as her area of expertise, she has managed to strike a balance between the two, through her TV /Radio shows, documentaries, feature films, books, and her mental health-wellness presentations. To date, she has written over 11 books, 4 of which have become bestsellers and on the heels of releasing other books in the personal & success development arena. Her recent Innovative System & Collection of Books, Release Your Vision Torch has been received by organizations, ministries, and colleges, in Africa, USA, Pakistan and other countries as a success strategy tool. When she is not writing or making movies, she is a sought after International Public Speaker, (indoctrinated into the National Speakers’ Bureau & Women’s Speakers Bureau-USA), with interesting topics ranging from mental health, wellness, self-help development, personal & success growth & success. She has been invited to train traditional and political leaders in Africa on Innovative Leadership as well as be a note speaker in African Universities during their convocation ceremonies. Her doctorate dissertation, using mobile application as an adjunct in treating patients’ with anorexia nervosa earned her an invitation to speak at the Sigma Theta Tau International Convention.
Some say she is a Social Changer; others say a Transformation Catalyst seeking to extend the hand & heart of social justice, and many call her a Story weaver who strives to bridge the gap between Africa and America.
Dr. Fumi Stephanie Hancock, RN, DNP, an African Princess living in Diaspora is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner turned Screenwriter, President of The Princess of Suburbia® LLC, and the host of a nominated NAFCA African Oscar Lifestyle Talk Show, The Princess in Suburbia® (currently aired on ROKU and Comcast, Michigan). She was a columnist for over two years at The New American Times, Tennessee where she wrote on “Mental Health in the Media” and has been featured in several newspapers such as the Tennessean, Tennessean Tribune. Her accolades span from Africa to the US, as the most recent NAFCA African Oscar Peoples’ Choice Award Winner~ as Favorite Screenwriter, Indiefest & Accolade Global Films Merit Award Winner, and Depth of Field International Film Festival, Woman of Excellence in Films Award Winner. On the heels of her recently released award winning movie, Of Sentimental Value, she launched a woman-centric radio show, The Southern Warrior Sister-Tribe which is gaining grounds globally from her homestead, Nashville Tennessee.
Her greatest achievement besides her husband, Dr. David Hancock & their 4 grown children is her philanthropic work in Africa (The Princess of Suburbia® Foundation). Dr. Hancock’s ultimate mission, as Your Vision Midwife (TM) is to inspire, motivate, empower, and equip others; helping them to value themselves, connect/reconnect with their true calling, and live a well-balanced life. Her desire is to create platforms for others who have not had the opportunity to be heard by telling their stories, one woman at a time. September 2015 alongside a Nobel Prize winner, Dr Wole Soyinka is being honored by the NAFCA Africa Oscar Film Critic Association in Hollywood, California for their contribution to Literary Arts Globally.
What is Her Mantra? One Event Can Change Your Life Forever!
I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination –Jimmy Dean