Cheryl Polote Williamson
(Flower Mound, Texas)

Cheryl Polote-Williamson has made telling the stories of women of color her life’s work for more than 30 years in part because of her strong desire to bring the beauty, strengths, and amazing complexities of womanhood to life. Outside of her work as an award-winning film and theatre producer, motivational speaker, and women’s empowerment author. Polote-Williamson is the founder of Soul Reborn, a nonprofit focused on providing underserved women with life skills and opportunities, an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, INC. and the Links. In less than 5 years, Mrs. Williamson has sold over 25,000 books in multiple countries and helped over 100 people share their stories through a series of “soul” anthologies. One never knows when you will see her husband for 27 years and co-author, Russell Williamson, or one of her three children on set or in the studio with her.

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