What does one who suffers from depression and has attempted suicide do for a career? If their name is Pauleanna Reid, they turn that pain into purpose. Reid is a successful journalist, celebrity ghostwriter, and millennial mentor, changing the game simply by having a giving heart and outworking everyone in her path. Her journey is one for the books. While Reid doesn’t have a college degree, she has been schooling women on the goal-getting game for years.
As the founder of New Girl on the Block (her mentorship program for millennial women dealing with major life and career transitions), a leading senior contributor for Forbes, and sought after keynote speaker, her rise to the top is on display for all to see. This amazing journey has not come without its sacrifices though, and Reid is a brilliant business woman who shares both the ups and the downs—a rarity in the filtered world of Instagram highlights.
Mentorship Built on a Solid Foundation
Growing up in a strict Caribbean-led household with a Trinidadian mother and Jamaican father, putting her best foot forward was the only option for Reid, whose giving spirit stems from childhood seeing family members active in her…