. . . to Keynote at Journal's 2014 Women of Achievement Breakfast
Jewel Diamond Taylor, aka "The Self-Esteem Doctor", is a multi-faceted messenger shining her light into the lives of countless men and women. Jewel is the founder of Women on the Grow and The Do Not Give Up Foundation. In 1985 Jewel kicked the glass ceiling and broke ground as one of the first female African American motivational speakers. Taylor shines in a ministry of encouragement and empowerment. Men and women are encouraged to grow beyond their obstacles, procrastination, past adversity, addictions and fears. Jewel's keynote and workshop presentations trains, transforms and teaches others how to be emotionally resilient -- to excel, enjoy and endure life changes.
Taylor, a licensed and ordained minister attends New Life Christian Church in Fontana, CA. She speaks to the relevant themes of life with a fresh voice and perspective blending Christian principles, wisdom, wit, depth and compassion for our human struggle to achieve salvation, success and balanced living. Taylor's message inspires her audience to learn how to cope, survive and thrive in this ever changing world by advocating a prayer life, service, counseling, healing, forgiveness, study and application of the gospel. Jewel has facilitated countless women's retreats across the nation. As a mother and a wife of 43 years, minister, author, workshop leader and corporate conference speaker, Taylor enjoys empowering today's woman struggling with low self-esteem, depression, weight issues, stress, grief, parenting and relationships.
Taylor has been an invited speaker in 35 of the 50 United States, London, Brazil, Cancun, St. Kitts, Virgin Islands, Jamaica, St. Croix, the Bahamas, the U. S. Pentagon, U. S. Secret Service, NASA Research Center, Naval Research Lab, the EPA, the U. S. Mint, National Archives, CIA, USDA Graduate School, DEA, IRS, Coast Guard, U. S. Army Staff College, AARP, colleges, churches, workplace training and a very popular women's ministry conference and retreat speaker. Jewel was a speaker for 12 years with the African American Women on Tour conferences. Jewel's articles have been published in Essence, JET, Black Enterprise Magazine, Upscale, countless newspaper and on her 15 year old web site www.DoNotGiveUp.net. As a Life Coach, Jewel has female clients across the country and she is a frequent guest taking calls and sharing advice to listeners on the Front Page show in the mornings on KJLH.
Her community outreach, compassion and words of wisdom are shared with women's shelters, women in recovery, young teens at risk and college campuses. Many health organizations invite her to be a keynote speaker to encourage awareness and optimism for patients and families battling breast cancer, stress, AIDS/HIV, diabetes and healing grief and broken hearts since she lost her son and mother to cancer.
Taylor received her education in Psychology from California State University Dominguez Hills. Since 1985 her passion, excellence and messages for successful living have stimulated the minds, hearts, and actions of men, women and youth to cope with adversity and achieve success in their personal, professional and spiritual lives. Taylor has been a consultant for many school districts and corporations teaching customer service skills. She is a adjunct college instructor teaching life skills for the California State University Los Angeles.
This Washington D.C. native, born to a gemologist, is an author and radio personality with a passion to inspire men and women to grow outside their life box of limitation, fear, socio-economic challenges and personal setbacks.
The titles of her books are:
- Success Gems
- You Are Too Blessed to Be Stressed
- Shift Happens: The Main Thing is to Keep the Main Thing . . . the MAIN THING
- I'm Tired But Still Inspired to Press On
- Love Smart With Your Heart: Desperation is a Terrible Perfume to Wear
- T.L.C. – Tender Loving Care for a Woman's Heart and Soul
The Journal's 2014 Women of Achievement Breakfast will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Brookside Clubhouse.
For more information, see the flyer below, or contact The Journal Offices at 626-798-3972626-798-3972.