Shaneisha Dodson

Special guest

Shaneisha Dodson is an award-winning playwright and the founder of Black Girlz Productions. Dodson was born in Arkansas and currently resides in California. She holds a B.A. in psychology from Grambling State University, M.A. in counseling from Dallas Baptist University, an Ed. S in education from Walden University, and a certificate in women entrepreneurship from Cornell University.

Dodson has won several awards: 2019 Artist of the Year, 2018 Top 25 Women in Business by Courageous Magazine, 2018 Top 30 under 40 for m-lifestyle magazine, 2018 Top 35 women to watch by Women Doing It Big magazine, 2018 Honoree for her contributions in entrepreneurship and women empowerment, 2017 ACHI Magazine Award, 2016 Black Women Are Inspiration Award Winner, 2015 Best Playwright and 2015 Extraordinary Person Honoree.

In 2012, she took her love of the arts to the next level and founded Black Girlz Productions, LLC. Her company’s motto is “Dream BIG or go Home!” Dodson has written, produced and directed three full length productions and one short play. Her one act play debuted in NYC summer 2017. Her play was awarded best theatrical presentation by NYC Success in the Arts awards. Her latest children's play Dog, Cat and The Red Bird was published in Drama Notebook. In her spare time, she enjoys writing and spending time with loved ones.

Shaneisha Dodson has been a guest on 1 episode.