Glodean Champion is an author and transformational leader who specializes in personal and professional development, with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). She's a master at challenging and captivating audiences of all kinds in a way that invites them to take a pause and listen from the heart. Her signature smile radiates LOVE which sets the stage for transformation by meeting people “where they are" to lead them where they want (or, possibly, need) to be. In our conversation, Glodean shares her love of people, road trips, and the magic that can happen when you leap into a world of possibility.
Her new book, Salmon Croquettes, is the coming of age story of 12-year-old, Zayla, as she struggles with her sexuality while her beloved community of Watts, Los Angeles, struggles with and eventually uprises against racism and police brutality setting off the 1965 Watts riots.
Glodean currently lives in Monterey, California with her adorable Tibetan Terrier, Tashi, and is working on the sequel to Salmon Croquettes and a memoir, "Tough Love: Sh*t My Momma Used to Say" based on her mother, Frances Champion, and "the amazing intentionality" her mother put into raising her.