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Elevate Your Game: Fireside Chat with Celebrity Ghostwriter, Journalist and Mentor, Pauleanna Reid

Date: Mar. 27, 2024 – Mar. 27, 2024

Time: 7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.

Location: Hazel McCallion Campus, 4180 Duke of York Blvd., Mississauga

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Get ready for a memorable evening in celebration of International Women's Day, featuring the incomparable Pauleanna Reid, Sheridan Alum and Canadian businesswoman. A purpose-driven entrepreneur with a storied career, she is the founder of WritersBlok, a ghostwriting agency responsible for some of the most talked-about pop culture moments, best-selling books and noteworthy public speeches. Starting with a number two pencil and a dream, she began her writing career producing news reports for notable Canadian media outlets before moving onto ForbesWomen as a Senior Contributor where she has reported on female leaders who are shaping the future for the past 8 years. Pauleanna brings a decade of corporate expertise and entrepreneurial flair to the conversation. Featured as a thought leader in top publications such as Hello7, Shondaland, ByBlacks, Essence, and Black Enterprise, her business acumen has garnered recognition and trust from authority figures across various industries.

Her accolades don’t stop there. Pauleanna is also the force behind the game-changing mentorship program, New Girl On The Block. With 226 mentees in 11 different countries, this program is not your average mentorship experience. It's a go-to resource for millennial women, providing assistance with life planning, career strategies, personal brand development, and style advice. New Girl On The Block effortlessly transforms shy girls into fly girls, using unique teaching methods and a curriculum designed to educate, entertain, and inspire women in transition.

Pauleanna's commitment to mentorship and her dedication to amplifying Black voices are at the core of her purpose-driven leadership. As a mental health advocate, she shares insights on conquering life's challenges and regularly speaks on storytelling, entrepreneurship, mentorship, and mental health.

Here's what's on the agenda for our fireside chat:

Living Your Best Life: Break Limits and Embrace Work-Life Integration
Discover strategic approaches to seamlessly integrate your personal and professional life. 

Boss Moves Only: Playing the Game with Finesse
Learn the art of focusing on the process, not just the destination, and navigate life's twists and turns with ease.
Networking Ninja: Raising Your Hand for a Mentor
Unlock the secrets to success by strategically seeking mentorship. Pauleanna spills the tea on choosing the right mentor to take you to new heights.
Million Dollar Dreams
How to launch your big idea and make money doing what you love.
Pro-Level Resilience: Conquering Struggles 
Gain profound insights from Pauleanna's journey as a mental health advocate and learn how to conquer challenges with grace and undeniable resilience.
Don't miss this opportunity to level up your game, break free from limitations, and embrace the most fiercely fabulous version of yourself. Secure your spot now for a night filled with wisdom, laughter, and a whole lot of sass!

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Hazel McCallion Campus, 4180 Duke of York Boulevard, Mississauga. Room: C506

More about Pauleanna Reid

Pauleanna ReidPauleanna Reid is the founder and chief storyteller at WritersBlok, a celebrity ghostwriting agency composed of a team of content ninjas responsible for some of the most talked-about pop culture moments, page-turning books, and noteworthy speeches. As a collective, they help industry leaders and doers who are shaping the future turn their personal stories into brand assets. Essentially, when a client wants to speak on a hot topic and shake the room, Pauleanna is the woman they call.

With a storied career and a background in journalism, she freelances as a senior contributor at where she has reported on female leaders who are shaping the future for the last 8 years. Pauleanna is passionate about mental health, mentorship, children's literacy and entrepreneurship. She is a highly-sought after public speaker and when Pauleanna is not working, you can find her catching up on sleep, reading a book under a tree, or embarking on a volunteering trip somewhere around the world.

Moderator - Sofia Aguilar

Sofia AguilarSofia Aguilar is a Marketing strategist, Content creator and multifaceted entrepreneur, embodying faith-based entrepreneurship with impactful marketing strategies. With a mission to empower aspiring business owners and individuals, Sofia went from founding her dance studio at 18 to guiding over 400 businesses across North America into authentically expressing themselves online. Starting her venture during the pandemic, her dedication earned her recognition on Breakfast Television teaching the Do's and Don'ts of Social Media. Sofia draws from personal struggles to uplift clients and brands, bridging the gap between business ownership, faith, and digital marketing. Focusing on her faith, Kingdom influence, and the digital realm, Sofia has become a sought-after mentor and speaker globally, imparting her expertise to high-level entrepreneurs on the art of crafting high-converting content.

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