Giselle Wilson is a seasoned communicator with skills in media, marketing and entertainment. She is best described as a leader who seeks to inspire others and to live by example. With close to twenty years corporate experience, Giselle understands the importance of influencing others in positive ways and always strives to be creative in the way she brings people together through the power of networking.
Giselle is a graduate of Ryerson University’s Radio and Television Arts and is a winner of the John Webb Graham
Multicultural Full Scholarship from Rogers Communications. In the beginning of her media career, she worked at leading television and film corporations such as CTV, MuchMoreMusic, now BellGlobeMedia, in talk, music television and children’s television. Later, she transitioned as a commercial real estate professional.
Along the way there have been significant experiences and health challenges including her son diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum and more recently facing tow autoimmune disorders, Graves Disease (hyperthyroidism) and Myasthenia Graves (MG), a condition characterized by extreme muscle weakness. Turning these experiences into opportunities to tell her story Giselle is the producer of G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories: Getting Higher Education To Teach Others with founder Elaine Robinson. Giselle also created The Empress Walk to help women of color and culture at risk for common diseases such as cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disorders, diabetes and cancer.
Now, Giselle has a company and initiative,. The Empress Walk, with a mission to educate and empower multicultural women, their communities, community agencies, healthcare practitioners, administrators, and retailers on the practical ways to overcome mental health and chronic disease.