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about me

Author   |   Speaker   |   Humanitarian

Brigitte Coles is an award-winning TV broadcaster, international published author, motivational speaker and humanitarian. She has interviewed both celebrities and politicians. Brigitte scored an interview with celebrity photographer Bill Jones celebrating his years of capturing images of Hollywood's Black elite for Ebony, Jet, Sister 2 Sister and Right On magazines.


 In 2016, Brigitte was diagnosed with Histoplasmosis and a malignant tumor between her aorta and pulmonary arteries which required radiation and surgery. Today, she is living life to the fullest using her experience to encourage others that they have the power to overcome life's challenges and be courageous in the face of adversity.


Brigitte is the co-author of the international best-selling book, Women of Courage Volume II, designed by Linda Ellis Eastman, CEO of The Professional Woman Network. This powerful book contains stories of women who have overcome in spite of the odds. Brigitte's personal story reveals how her unshakable faith, love and support of her family saw her through one of the most difficult times in her life. Brigitte hopes her journey will empower others.

Compassionate and unstoppable, Brigitte is a founding member of the community organization, We ACT, which developed and organized the following projects: Gloria Pointer Foundation Africa Initiative in collaboration with School Specialty to provide school supplies to students at the Gloria Pointer Memorial School in Ghana, West Africa; Safe Summer Fridays Community Block Party to build trust and bridge the divide between law enforcement and the communities they serve and Richland County "Spread the Light," honoring safety forces.

Among her many accomplishments, Brigitte has been recognized by the Richland County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board and the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force as a community leader. She's a member of the international organization The Professional Woman Network (PWN). She was featured in the national publication African American Lifestyle Magazine.

speaking topics

Faith over Fear

Fearless Faith


Women and the Power of Unity 

Building a global community of Strong Women

Emotional, Mental and Physical Wellness

Taking care of your mind, body and spirit for a healthy life 

Reclaim Your Power

Create a life you love! You have the power within to overcome life's obstacles

Brigitte will work with you to develop a custom message for your event.

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