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Amazon #1 Best-Selling Author, Nationally-Syndicated Producer, Media Personality & Certified Life Coach

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Deya Smith-Taylor, aka Deya Direct is an Author, Producer, Media Personality and Certified Life Coach in Social & Emotional Intelligence. As the Executive Producer of the SuperpowHer Podcast & the Creator of The Super Self-Care Power Summit, she champions self-care and emotional wellness.

Most recently she launched her non-profit the Super Self-Care Project designed to empower women in challenging life transitions with tools to enhance self-care and overall wellness via content, events, and services.


As the former National Senior Producer for the American Heart Association, Deya is the creator of their podcast network, which now boasts 16 shows under its belt, and over 1 million downloads. Deya is also the former Senior Content Producer for the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, which reached 8 million listeners daily for almost 10 years. Deya remains committed to creating life-changing content.

As a former Miss Black USA, Deya is a celebrated and sought-after speaker and mentor, however, she is no stranger to pushing through and overcoming drama and trauma. Her personal motto is “Make Your Pain Pay You Back, if it happened to you, then make it also happen for you!

Deya has written four books; most recently You're Successful, But Are You OK? Real Self-Care Strategies to Preserve Your Sanity and Get You Through the Workday which released in early 2023.

2020 Media Kit (click image to download)
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