Paula Gwynn Grant to Speak at 2015 Helping Women Succeed ~ Global Summit & Awards on April 11th
Paula Gwynn Grant will be a featured speaker on April 11, 2015 at the 5th Annual “Helping Women Succeed” Global Summit & Awards. Her topic will be, Marketing for the 21st Century. This Spring Empowerment Summit will be “streamed live” around the world. Tickets: http://www.HelpingWomenSucceed2015.eventbrite.com
Paula is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster and marketing/media professional who has been featured on NBC’s “Today Show,” NPR (National Public Radio), and PBS Television. She is a former Miss Black America.
Paula currently works as a show host for DeKalb County Television and is also regularly seen on GPB – Georgia Public Broadcasting — PBS television for the state of Georgia. She also serves as President of the 501c3 non-profit, Resident Services Corporation (www.residentservicescorp.org), which connects low to moderate income people with needed human and social services that promote self-sufficiency.
With her own company, Exuberance Enterprises!, Paula counsels businesses and nonprofits on useful marketing and publicity plans that show real results.
Paula is currently working with three doctors (an OB-GYN, an Ear, Nose and Throat, and an Infertility Expert) to help them grow their medical practices and publicly educate us to be as healthy as we can.
Paula often serves as Mistress of Ceremonies or “emcee” for various live events from pageants and fashion events to award ceremonies/luncheons/dinners to corporate events. She proudly speaks to audiences of all kinds – including corporate and non profit organizations -about effective marketing strategies, diversity and attitude/energy.
A native of Washington, DC, Paula received her Bachelors of Arts in Radio, Television and Film, cum laude, from the University of Maryland, College Park in just three years. She landed her first job in 1987 at WUSA TV, CBS Washington, DC as a production assistant on a local music video show and teen talk show.
Within her first year, she became the host of that same teen talk show eventually winning her first Emmy Award as a producer. Paula was next hired by Black Entertainment Television (BET) as an associate producer for “Video Soul with Donnie Simpson.”
While at BET, Paula answered a dare from a friend and tried out for the national Miss Black America pageant – and won. That sizzling 1989 year lead to a morning show radio co-host on Majic 102.3 (Radio One, Washington, DC) while continuing at WUSA TV. Paula was on her way to building an impressive resume.
Paula’s next move was to Atlanta, Georgia’s Kiss 104.1 as morning show co-host and she landed her own teen segment on Fox 5 Atlanta’s “Campus Live.” After a two year stint, Paula pitched a local teen talk show, “The Teen Age with Paula Gwynn,” to WPBA TV, PBS Atlanta. After hosting for less than a year interviewing key guests such as Olympic Track and Field athletes and the Atlanta Mayor, Paula was nominated twice for an Emmy award. Read More … http://www.paulagwynngrant.com