Black Girlz Productions founder, Shaneisha Dodson, will be honored February 3, 2018 at the Women Do It Big conference in NYC for her “Achievements & Contributions in Entrepreneurship.” The event will be held at the Walton Hotel. Special guests include Kenya Moore (Real House Wives of Atlanta), Elise Neal (Hustle & Flow), performance by Antonique Smith (Notorious), and Déjà Vu (WBLS).
Dodson holds a BA in psychology, a MA in counseling and an Ed.S in education. She has received numerous accolades: Broadway World awards 2017 nominee for Best Director and Best Play, Success in the Arts 2017 Best Theatrical Presentation, Writer 50 in 50 Writing Women Into Existence; 2017 ACHI Magazine Screenwriter of the year, Writer women inspired by art Samuel French (Judy), 2016 Black Women Are (Inspirational) Award Winner, (2) Official Selections for her first original screenplay, 2015 Best Playwright, 2015 Extraordinary Person Honoree, 2014 Celebrated during Women’s History Month, 2013 Confident Woman award nominee, Who’s Who of small business by Career magazine, 2011 literary award winner for her teen self-help book, top 15 books for children/young adults, 2011 African American literary award nominee, top 25 fiction books, and also earning a spot on the best sellers list in 2009.
In 2012, she took her love of the arts to the next level and founded Black Girlz Productions. Her company’s motto is “Dream BIG or go Home!” Her goal is to bring awareness to social issues through theatre. Dodson has successfully written and produced three full length productions. And, her latest short play opened off-Broadway in NYC summer 2017. For more information visit www.blackgirlzproductions.com