Paula McDade | Bio
Paula McDade has been working to empower women and girls for over a decade, speaking life, imparting knowledge and sharing wisdom. After several years as an Administrative Professional in Corporate America, Paula found her real passion in the education and nonprofit sector where she began working with at-risk youth. Through her professional development, Paula received training in drug and alcohol prevention, abstinence education and teen pregnancy prevention. Making use of her personal experiences and training, Paula founded a nonprofit project called Aim for Success. The initiative was designed to mentor and equip teen girls and young women with tools, knowledge, and support to go into the world and become powerful, productive citizens.
Paula recently launched a new ministry venture called Captured and Crowned which was birthed out of a desire to see women and girls break free from the stigma associated with abuse, trauma and life issues. As a survivor of abuse and trauma, Paula passionately uses her voice to speak to audiences of women and girls across the country, sharing her experience strength and hope.
A multi-talented creative, Paula is also a graphic designer and Owner of Stellar Creative. She is a gospel vocalist/songwriter and has hosted a local gospel radio show. Paula McDade is sought out as an event host and emcee because of her wit and humor on stage along with her candid viewpoint on life issues. Most recently, Paula co-authored a book entitled "Igniting the Fire: A Woman's Guide to Setting Ablaze in Ministry, Business and Life" and she soon to launch an international release of her women’s devotional entitled Captured and Crowned: 30 Days of Promises for Young Women. The daily readings are written specifically for young women who seek emotional healing from trauma, abuse and grief.
Read more of Paula McDade's story in the June 2015 Issue of Connected Woman Magazine.
Visit her website at http://paulamcdade.com