Yvonne N. Pierre

Yvonne Pierre is a survivor who has overcome years of childhood sexual abuse, rape and the murder of her father that led to self-destructive behavior at an early age. But after several wake-up calls, Yvonne was determined to turn her life around and obtained her education after graduating from an alternative school. She now holds four degrees: two Associates in Accounting and Business Management, a Bachelors in Marketing and an Executive Masters of Business Administration (MBA). Originally from Gary, Indiana, Yvonne Pierre presently resides in Metro Atlanta, Georgia. Yvonne continues her tireless efforts to uplift and inspire, as well as advocate through projects for the special needs community. Yvonne has written a book, "The Day My Soul Cried" available on Amazon. She’s the proud mom of two sons; the youngest was diagnosed with Down syndrome after birth. She has also written, produced and directed the stage play “Then You Stand” and penned the award-winning short film, “Never Alone” through the Studio 11 Films, 11Eleven11 Project. She has also launched “Have Ya Heard” (facebook.com/hyhonline) in 2005 and hosting her own syndicated talk show, “The Yvonne Pierre Show” which she launched in 2007 on Blogtalkradio.com/ypierre.