Pauleanna Reid Biography
Pauleanna Reid is a Canadian author, writer, and keynote speaker. She is also the owner of WritersBlok, a top writing agency dedicated to creating top-notch content such as books and noteworthy speeches. Reid is also a university lecturer whose specifics are addressing and equipping the youth to succeed in their endeavors. She is also an adept contributor at Forbes and Business Insider.
Pauleanna Reid Age, Family, and Husband
Reid was born on 20th November 1988. She comes from a family of leaders and successful people. Professionals, pastors, leaders, and public speakers are all in her family line. Leadership naturally grew in her. Her journey to have the success of her predecessors, however, has been challenging and almost tragic. At age 18, she entered a relationship, got pregnant, and later separated after her boyfriend turned out to be emotionally abusive. At 25, she got into another relationship and went through an engagement but her fiancee turned out to be gay. These experiences broke her heart but never her intentions to be a good person. As of 2022, Reid is still single and hopes to enter into a serious relationship in the future. Reid still lives at home with her parents and daughter and hopes to leave when she gets married.
Pauleanna Reid Education
Reid’s story has been nothing short of drama after drama, all coming from external sources. She suffered bullying in High school causing her to spend most of the time alone and isolated. As she spent time alone, Reid cultivated her writing skills, which were a dream since she 8 years old. She later went to Sheridan College to pursue a degree in Office Administration. Life in college, however, was similar to her experiences in high school. Confused and anxious about life, Reid attempted suicide as an escape from the struggles she was going through. She was able to handle them after confessing to a doctor who took her through the process of mental stability. After 2 years, Reid resumed school at Yale School of Management where she did a program on Women’s leadership.
Pauleanna Reid Career and Success Story
The failures and struggles she had gone through in life all transformed her when she decided to intentionally change her attitude. In 2010, she became a freelance journalist at Mediaplanet Publishing House Canada, a job she had dreamt of since childhood. For the four years she worked there, Reid contributed to focused reports on business and consumer issues. She wrote content that was distributed by leading national newspapers and business publications such as National Post, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal. On the side, Reid was working as an Executive Assistant at Northern Trust Corporation. Her responsibilities were producing expense reports, providing administrative support, and attending events.
In 2016, Reid worked for 2 years at Skai Blue Media as a Freelance writer creating content that connected the station with a large audience. Through her writing skills, Reid created content that attracted the attention of the Huffington Post, Forbes, and Madame Noire. She also had the opportunity to interview public figures such as Olivia Newton-John, Tonya Lee Willians, and Sarah McLachlan. Pauleanna left the company and joined Hudson’s Bay Company as the Executive Assistant to Chief Merchant, her duties were organizing special events and developing organization systems for efficiency and accuracy.
The skills she displayed as a writer got the attention of media networks who sought to work with her. Seeing her skills were valuable, Reid started WriterBlok Celebrity Ghostwriting Agency. With the years of experience she had, Reid started helping high-profile leaders turn their personal stories into brand assets. Under her are a team of content writers responsible for writing books, speeches, and events happening in society.
Her success interested Forbes who called her for an opportunity as a contributor. At Forbes, Reid writes about mentorship, self-development, and steps millennial women can to become world-class performers. Also interested in her, Business Insider offered her a job as a Freelance contributor whose responsibility would be sharing content that would encourage entrepreneurs and business persons.
Pauleanna Reid’s Net Worth
Pauleanna owes her success to the struggle she went through in her 20s. She started an organization called New Girl On The Block which offers a mentorship program to young women. She hopes to encourage and educate them on how to overcome challenges in life and tap into their greatest potential. For more than 7 years of operation, the organization has been able to mentor and change the lives of more than 200 women across the world.
From a broke and mentally depressed woman, Reid is now a highly sought-after writer, speaker, and mentor. She has also been able to turn her skills into wealth. According to her blog, her annual income as of 2019 was $260,000. Three years later, it could be $350,000. Her net worth as of 2022 is approximately, $10 million. Her story has been covered by Forbes, Business Insider, Vogue, Essence, and Glamour. She is also influential on Instagram and Linkedin where she has 33.1k and 7k, respectively.