Julia D. Shaw is a passionate entrepreneur with more than thirty years of professional experience. Julia’s latest venture is the Collaborative Experience, Inc., a life empowerment company with business partner Toni Coleman Brown. As publishers, they have compiled a series of Amazon bestselling books and created the opportunity for more than fifty writers to become published co-authors. The series includes Delayed But Not Denied 1: 20 Stories about Life and Resiliency, published in 2016, followed by Delayed But Not Denied 2: Real Stories about Hope, Faith and Triumph, published in 2017. Delayed but Not Denied 3: Real People Sharing Stories About Healing and Growth, was released in fall 2018.
As a freelance publicist , Shaw’s client list included Iyana Vansant, Michael Biased, Circle of Sisters Expo, and the International African Arts Festival, to name a few. Julia consults with the National Black Writers Conference, the Small Business Bootcamp for Women, The Network Journal Magazine’s 40 Under Forty Achievement Awards, and the 25 Influential Women in Business Awards.
Julia is a contributing author to the Amazon bestseller Network to Increase Your Net Worth, compiled by Toni Coleman Brown, and she was featured in Stepping’ Out with Attitude: Sister, Sell your Dream by Anita Buckley. She serves as director of the Rockdale Village Community Center and is a dazzling Paparazzi Jewelry consultant. The proud mother of two daughters and the grandmother of three, she resides in Queens, New York.