Tess is Founder and CEO of Global Women’s Empowerment Network (a 501c3) & CEO/Executive Producer at GWEN Global LLC a for-profit company dedicated to social impact & positive change in the entertainment arena. Tess is a best-selling author, award-winning producer/filmmaker, keynote speaker, social entrepreneur who has dedicated her life to advocating for “Transforming lives through the power of storytelling!”
Recognizing that everyone’s story has value, Tess provides support for those who struggle to find their voice. She is a connector using entertainment, technology, and philanthropy to bridge people and cultures worldwide. Throughout the years, Tess has participated in various international forums, including the United Nations (Geneva and New York), speaking on behalf of women and children.
Today, she continues her quest to advance humanity and enhance life quality with her inspiring memoir and the ongoing #Reveal2Heal grassroots, cultural movement. Tess advocates for human rights and has dedicated her life to social issues, homelessness, domestic violence, sex trafficking, and to offer a safe place for voices to be heard.