Life! Causes! Action! Pam Grier was the first African-American woman to headline action films, playing bold, powerful women in COFFY, SHEBA BABY, FRIDAY FOSTER and FOXY BROWN. She rekindled her superhero appeal with hits like JACKIE BROWN and HBO television series THE L WORD and is currently in development on several exciting projects.
As detailed in her bestselling memoir, (FOXY BROWN: MY LIFE IN THREE ACTS), Pam overcame sexual abuse, racial barriers and has survived life’s hardships, including cancer, to become the iconic heroine she is today.
Pam dedicates much of her time to advocating for animal rights, human rights, helping those affected by mental health issues and HIV/AIDS, Tweeting daily to her nearly 600,000 "Tweetie Pies and Huggables” about causes she believes in.
Pam has been honored for her professional and personal successes by BET, Ebony Magazine, Lincoln Center, Harvard University, Langston University, Maryland University Eastern Shore, and received the Golda Meir Leadership Award and the Entertainment AIDS Alliance Visionary Award.
- A Life Well Lived: Community, philanthropy and spirituality
- Women in Media: Breaking barriers and stereotypes
- The Art of War: A survival guide to life
Ideal for: Women, arts and/or minority advocacy groups