Dr. Barbara J. Davis

    The Founder and President of Practical Living Institute (PLI) is Dr. Barbara J. Davis.  She is an
    international conference and retreat speaker. She has a Doctors Degree in Church Leadership
    from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky and a Master of Arts
    degree from Michigan State University.   Barbara has traveled to over 40 countries in North
    America, Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa.  Barbara has worked extensively with women in
    Sierra Leone, Ghana, Senegal, Zambia, Kenya, and Tanzania. She is the Project Director for
    Project Destiny, a project in Alexandria, Egypt.  

    Barbara has received many awards and recognitions. Senegal, West Africa honored her for her
    work in helping its citizens to excel.  She received the prestigious Delta Sigma Theta Fortitude
    Image Award for her work in international awareness and involvement. Rotary Club International
    honored Barbara for her international work in South America and Africa. Barbara also received a
    Proclamation by the County Executive of Prince George's County, Maryland for outstanding
    service to the Senegal Friendship Committee of Prince George's County.