Shirley Watral is the author of Amazon bestseller Heels to Holster, is a motivational speaker and firearms trainer. This book Heels to Holster is a memoir of how she discovered the warrior inside as she survived an abusive relationship and thrived in the aftermath.
She has a passion for educating women on how to handle firearms safely so they can become their own first responder. She empowers others by sharing her own life story and wants to encourage women to build positively upon whatever has happened to them and become a warrior for their life.
Two causes near to her heart are the fight against sex trafficking and domestic violence.
She serves as the DC Project Florida state director since 2020. The DC Project is a nonpartisan organization of women for gun rights with their focus on developing relations with lawmakers. Their mission is to raise awareness among the community and legislation that firearms safety and violence prevention are achieved through education, not legislation.