Walden University
Bachelor of Arts, Mills College Master of Business Administration, San Francisco University Doctor of Philosophy, Health Administration-Walden University


Judo Self Defense Woman Empowerment Team Building Leadership Public Speaking


Shelley Fernandez studied health administration from Walden University, graduating with her doctor of philosophy in 1955. She’s the owner of Keiko Fukudo and Shelley Fernandez Judo Foundation for Girls and Women, located in San Francisco. The foundation focuses on teaching self-defense and judo to women and young girls. Currently she has 14 schools teaching self-defence in poverty areas of India. She often travels and speaks on topics related to self-defense and women empowerment. Shelley was actually the first founder for the first battered women shelter in 1971. She has published 3 books and her fourth book which will be published next month. Shelley hopes to take advantage of all of the benefits that come along with being a member of the International Alumni Association. She looks forward to networking and collaborating with other professionals.