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Author, Speaker, TV/Radio Personality, Spokesperson, Coach, Philanthropist
Cynthia Brian, A.S.I.D., New York Times best selling co-author of Chicken Soup for the Gardener's Soul, author of Be the Star You Are!(R), 99 Gifts for Living, Loving, Laughing, and Learning to Make a Difference, Be the Star You Are!(R) for TEENS, The Business of Show Business, and Miracle Moments(R), is an internationally acclaimed key note speaker, personal growth consultant, host of radio and TV shows, syndicated columnist and acting coach. (www.star-style.com) Her newest book release is Be the Star You Are! for TEENS.
Cynthia Brian is often referred to by the media as "the Renaissance woman with soul!" She is a world traveler who speaks French, Spanish, Italian, and Dutch. With nearly three decades of experience working in the entertainment field as an actor, producer, writer, coach, designer, and casting director, she has had the honor of performing with some of the biggest names in the industry. Cynthia is a Certified Interior Designer and has had her interior and garden design projects featured in TV, commercials, books, and numerous publications. Cynthia is a much in demand speaker on luxury cruise lines and spas around the world, inspiring others to be the stars they were born to be by creating a life they design.
Because of her devotion to increasing literacy and positive messages in the world, Cynthia founded and is the Executive Director of the 501(c)(3) charity, Be the Star You Are! (www.bethestaryouare.org) empowering women, families and youth at risk. Her motto is "To be a leader, you must be a reader!" Since it's founding in 1999, Be the Star You Are! has served approximately 209,800 individuals and families within 73 organizations and has logged more than 229,990 volunteer hours, while distributing over $1.7 million in resources. As Cynthia likes to say, "We're small yet mighty!"
As am empowerment expert and life success coach, Ms. Brian is also dedicated to helping others achieve their dreams, with a focus on teens, by implementing their unique gifts to be the star they were born to be. Many aspiring thespians, writers, and professionals have been coached to fun, fame and fortune through her personal success consultations in acting, media, writing, life skills, and presentations. Because of her energy and passion, companies engage Cynthia's services as a media spokesperson. She is the home, garden, and lifestyle expert for internet sites and a writer for numerous publications, including being the inspirational garden columnist for the Lamorinda Weekly. She and her daughter, Heather Brittany, are known as the Stella Donne Goddess Gals, working together in films, TV, radio, writing assignments, and speaking engagements. (www.goddessgals.com)
Born on a farm in the Napa Valley in northern California, the eldest of five children, Cynthia raised chickens and sheep, drove tractors, and picked fruit to earn enough money to pay her way through college. After being honored as the Outstanding Teenager of California, she was named teenage ambassador to Holland and served as a foreign correspondent for several newspapers. Her travel expeditions gave birth to her writing, speaking, and coaching career.
Interviewing is a talent this dynamic woman enjoys. She has been dubbed "Oprah of the Airwaves." Tune into her upbeat positive nationally syndicated radio program, Starstyle-Be the Star You Are!, live and archived every Thursday from 3-4pm PT/6-7pm ET on World Talk Radio/Voice America. http://www.voiceamerica.com/worldtalkradio/vshow.aspx?sid=764 or archived at
http://www.starstyleradio.com. Cynthia is featured in the documentary, Tapping the Source, discussing steps to happiness and abundance through service to others.
Cynthia is available for private coaching, consultations, and speaking engagements by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
When Cynthia is not writing, speaking, coaching, or hosting TV and radio shows, you'll find her in the garden with her barnyard of adopted animals.
Starstyle(R) Productions, LLC
PO Box 422,
Moraga, Ca. 94556,
phone: 925-377-STAR (7827)
Visit www.bethestaryouare.com for exclusive information on the book, Be the Star You Are! for TEENS
To learn more about Be the Star You Are! charity, go to www.bethestaryouare.org