DOROTHY PATRICK WILSON
Dorothy P. Wilson, of Gulfport, Miss. is an award-winning publisher and editor.
She has worked in media for 30-plus years and currently publishes Gulf Coast Woman and Gulf Coast Weddings magazines; co-hosts the "I See You" show; is managing partner of CWR Digital Gulf Coast; is co-founder of Success Women's Conference, which reaches over 17,000 people at its annual summit; and is president and owner of DWilson & Associates, a publishing and marketing services firm. She has been named an SBA Women Business Champion, one of the the Top Most Influential African-Americans in the State of Mississippi; and a Top 10 Woman Business Owner by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO); she has received the Pat Santucci Spirit of the Coast trophy, One Coast Community Leader award, Mental Health Association Humanitarian of the Year award and the Tom Tandler Lifetime Achievement Award for community service. Her book projects include: New York Times bestseller "Katrina: 8 Hours That Changed the Mississippi Gulf Coast Forever", "Little Book of Weapons: How To Defeat Your Giants", and Amazon-bestseller "Unboxed: 25 Women Share How To Break Free & Soar."
She is a graduate of the University of Georgia, Knight Ridder Executive Leadership Program and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses.
She and her husband have two sons, TSgt. James Evan Wilson, United States Air Force; and James Patrick Wilson, math teacher.
She believes in embracing each day as an opportunity to be better and do better for others.