Diana Wilson young success CEO of Yielding Accomplished African Women (YaaW), marketing strategist at Google, professional development coach, activist and global speaker. Through Face2Face Africa, she was named the ‘Next Black Female Mark Zuckerberg.
Being the recipient of numerous scholarships, on the other hand, shifted the narrative for Diana Wilson and gave her with the financial means to study and travel. Coca-Cola, Bill Gates, and Echols are just a few of the corporations that have given her scholarships. Her outstanding academic record from high school to university opened the road for her to receive the financial aid she required.
Wilson is invested in how the global economy works. She has traveled to 11 countries on four continents as a result of her scholarships. As an African-American, the African continent held a special place in her heart, and she began to investigate the problems that African women face and prevent them from reaching their full potential.
Diana Wilson, Achievements
Google, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, PwC, Accenture, McKinsey & Company, and J.P. Morgan have all offered Diana Wilson renowned programs. She also received the Forbes 30 Under 30 Scholar Award, Future of Ghana 30 Under 30 Award, Coca-Cola Scholarship, McKinsey’s Women’s Impact Award, and other honors in addition to her leadership and community involvement.
She has gotten a lot of attention for her accomplishments after graduating from college, thanks to MTV and LinkedIn. She was featured in We Will Lead Africa, a collection of 32 top African female leaders’ tales, as a published author. Diana received the McKinsey Woman’s Social Impact Award for her work with Ghanaian college students on civic involvement. Diana has also worked on the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers project in Charlottesville, despite the racial tensions and instability that have surrounded her school’s campus. It will be constructed by 2020 and will serve as a reminder of the importance of all Americans to the advancement of the country. She also co-directed the University of Virginia’s first-ever Global History of Black Girlhood Conference in March 2017. The Global History of Black Girlhood Conference re-imagines and re-directs academic attention to the visible and unseen Black woman’s co-existence.
Diana Wilson is a force to reckoned with and is turning her trauma and past experiences into seeds for a revolution.