Maria Wills is a woman of many talents. Born in Washington, DC and raised in Prince Georges County, MD, Maria started her career at the young age of fifteen as a model and actress. Her first photo shoot put her on the cover of Mazza International Magazine. She starred in her first stage play titled “Common Realities” at the legendary Lincoln Theater.
Maria Wills went to Drexel University to study Music Industry. While attending Drexel, Maria started her event company Self-Explanatory Productions, LLC (SP). At the age of eighteen Maria produced her first fashion show, building awareness of the St. Jude Hospital for Sickle Cell Anemia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Self-Explanatory Productions has produced events benefiting The Lung Cancer Foundation, Women In Transition, Families First, The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, and The Black Dolls Foundation.
Maria moved to Atlanta, Ga in 2006 to expand her brand. Maria Wills is the Host of Girl Power Hour Radio Show broadcasting via iHeartRadio, WAEC LOVE860, WMRO-TN, and Clear One Radio with Jae Nash. Maria is the founder and host of the popular event Spotlight Tuesdays featuring the hottest indie artist and musicians in Atlanta, GA. She is the host and Brand Ambassador for BrownGirl Village. Wills is also a member of the Empowerment team for These 5 Girls, Inc. charity, speaking and mentoring to women ages 14 years old and up.
Maria Wills recently added Author to her title. She published her first children's book, The Secret Keeper: Perfect the Way You Are, inspired by her daughter. The book is about a young girl who is buillied on her way to school and her superhero mom gives her the advice she needs to stand up for herself. The Secret Keeper: Perfect the Way You Are empowers readers to the stand up to bullies. It is the first book in a five book series.
Keep your eyes and ears open for what Maria Wills has in the works.