For Women’s History Month I will be sharing the stories that define and provide examples of women empowerment, uplifting stories of personal triumph and businesses that are inspiring and are making a difference for women. Women’s History Month is a declared month each year that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society.
I want to introduce you to Deitra Redd – Strategic Communicator.
Deitra Redd is the PR guru you need to set your brand apart from others. Her name will be spoken alongside the most celebrated innovators of her time, Deitra has an imagination and a pulse on innovation that keeps her paces ahead of her peers in the industry. With over a decade of experience and incomparable formula of public relations & marketing, Deitra has been the force behind major campaigns with top athletes in the sports industry and lifestyle professionals. An entrepreneur at her core, her hunger for success has lead her to be involved with several nonprofits to end pediatric & breast starting her own nonprofit to help foster children attend HBCUs. In her spare time she is continuing her education to obtain a certificate in DEI and an active member of Women In PR and a Notary. She is a Leader. She is brilliant. She is Deitra Redd
Here is HERstory:
A woman who wants to help just 1 person become more than their wildest dreams!
Her business is Redd Carpet PR Group, PR Firm.
What does women empowerment mean to you?
Promoting women’s sense of self worth and their ability to determine their own choices.
What advice or words of inspiration would you like to share with someone?
One of my favorite quotes “Don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” Michelle Obama
What do you want your legacy to be?
To have lived a life of service and an advocate for change.
What inspires you?
Young people who want to change the world
What kind of impact do you want to have on those around you?
To lead by example.
What does self care mean to you?
Take a moment to yourself. Whether a spa day, unplugging from social media, or sitting in the middle of your bed and flipping the channel on the TV.
What obstacles have you overcome or hurdles did you personally face and how did you overcome them?
I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease years ago which I almost lost my life to but I found the right doctors and prayers of my family that allowed me to continue to live my ancestors Wildest Dreams!
When did you realize entrepreneurship was right for you?
I have always wanted to be an entrepreneur, I just thought it had to be a perfect time. There is never a perfect time. You just put one foot in front of the other and get moving.
Why did you choose entrepreneurship?
I couldn’t find what I truly was passionate about in a 9-5.
What would you say is your most driving motivation to keep doing what you to do?
What are you most excited or passionate about? (In both business and life or both)
To see the results of hard work in my clients brands growing.
What are the goals you most want to accomplish in your business and personally?
To be an expert in the industry.
Did you have any key mentors or people who deeply influenced who you are, what you believe in and what you’re committed to in your work and life? Tell me about them.
There are a few people that have influenced my decisions to be in this industry; Alex Kline, New York Knicks; Anje Collins, Celebrity Publicist, My Pastor and a few other special people.
Did you have any life-changing experiences that put you on the path that led you to be doing what you’re doing today? Tell me about them.
Yes, my illness but I have decided that it can not define me.
What’s next for you in your business/brand? What can readers look forward to from you?
To continue building a brand that is recognizable in the industry.
Learn more about Deitra Redd by following her on instagram