ABOUT GISELE HARALSON
Gisele is an educator, author, radio personality, film producer, and activist.
She is also the founder of Follow Dreams Productions- a film company created to assist others to bring their projects to reality. Her professional career has been spent educating, inspiring and motivating women to follow their dreams and become self-sufficient.
It was that work that led her to her graduate study research and inevitable More Than Just Sex: It’s The Art of the Chase; African American Women Defining Themselves, Black Men, Each Other, Relationships, and Secrets to Love and Happiness.
She then went on to publish When Money Meets Seduction; Inspiring Financial Lessons of Women Who Have Connected with Money and Power, and The Risks and Rewards of Love- Is It Worth It? Much of her writing is centered on social issues that affect women, children the community.
It was that work that led to her receiving the National Association for Family Childcare Leadership Award and The Angel Heart Award.
As the creator of A Celebration of Women, it was her desire to bring together women of all walks of life to celebrate each other. Her experiences and connections have revealed the strong resilience of women of all races and backgrounds and how we have emerged as leaders and catalysts for change in our communities, work place, and government. The event is held annually in March during National Women’s month.
Gisele was also a consultant for Institutional Investors Consulting Company, or IICC, which is a consulting company and global merchant bank. She has worked with community leaders and families to improve the quality of life for the children in the state of Louisiana. She is an effective communicator and creative networker. She is very service oriented, and has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children who have been abused, and is a graduate of the Baton Rouge Area Chambers Leadership Program. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Child Development and a Master of Arts in Sociology from Southern University.