Author, Motivational speaker, generational reformer with a concentration in female advocacy
Shadaria A. Allison is the compelling author of several published manuscripts; a motivational speaker, a rising advocate for women, and a community organizer.
Her freshman release, “Wise as a serpent, Harmless as a Dove”: A Woman’s Manual” (2015) proved to be a “life-changing” body of work influencing and empowering women of all ages to pursue transparency throughout traumatic life and relationship experiences.
Since then, Shadaria has produced thought to invoke literature that encourages unity amongst women and the attempt to challenge faith-based organizations, health care professionals, and Governmental infrastructures to serve real communal needs. A passion that has afforded her the opportunity to speak at several high schools, churches, and panel discussions.
In 2019, she served as the keynote speaker at North Carolina A&T University’s Annual “Empowered to Lead” Women’s Leadership Conference.
There, she led an interactive breakout session called “The Queen Code” Igniting Female Pioneers, where she encouraged a room of P.H.D. professionals to become community leaders, using their earned education and diversified platforms toward enhancing governmental leadership, and finally; to run for public office.
One of her greatest contributions was being a vital addition to the communication strategy and rallying for both the millennial vote and election of Birmingham’s youngest Mayor in over a century.
She has since served on historic community chairs such as the Civil Rights Birmingham “foot soldiers” Committee, and Mayor Randall Woodfin’s transitional board for Environmental Justice and sustainability.
Her love and devotion to the historic city of Birmingham sparked the launch of her most recent manuscript series: Married2theMission: Birmingham A City Destined for reform. By which she integrates both her passion for literature and her compassion for her beloved city into an all-out campaign to revitalize an abandoned hospital into a state-of-the-art rehab and recreational facility for the impoverished, mentally ill, and drug-addicted individual.
An initiative Shadaria plans on carrying out nationally as it is her belief that there is a national cry for reform. One that can be answered from the help of Faith-Based communities, health care professionals, and policyholders.
In pursuit of her bachelor’s in political science, she holds certifications in journalism, print media, and mental health studies. Shadaria is a scholar. She was elected in 2019 by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a campus representative for Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown, North Carolina. She was chosen for her academic excellence, earning a 4.0 her first semester and earning a place on both the President and the Dean's List at her institution.
Shadaria was the first female in the State of Alabama to counter act a derogatory celebrity annual parade into a reversed processional march. She gathered Birmingham locals to protest the sexual exploitation of women, sex trafficking, and promiscuity of teen girls. She has spoken to hundreds of women both young and old having been invited to schools and conferences to speak. Shadaria’s passion for women’s equality afforded her the opportunity to serve momentarily under Emerge Alabama a local branch of a National support group for women who plan to run for public office. Shadaria successfully petitioned the President of the United States of America for a review of the Equal Pay Act to raise awareness and equality of equal pay for all women. (2017) Gaining over 100 signatures through mere social media campaign.
Though duty calls her many places her favorite place to be is wherever her son is. Shadaria is the devoted mother of one amazing son, Ca ’ren Franklin.
Recognized amongst the rising millennial leaders of this generation, Shadaria Allison plans to continue to touch lives. One woman at a time.