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Sep 4, 2021


Black Women Living Abroad Series 


Vegan enthusiast Juanita Ingram is an American licensed attorney, filmmaker, author, and actress currently living in Taipei, Taiwan, and formerly residing in London She is a wife, mother of two, and is the Founder and CEO of Purpose Productions Inc., a 501(c)3 women-led production company. Originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Tennessee State University and her MBA and Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Memphis. She is also the founder of Dress for Success Greater London and Dress for Success Chattanooga.

Juanita grew up performing in local theater productions and has several IMBD credits as an actress, and Indie film director, writer, and producer in the US, UK, and Hungary. In 2019 she launched PURPOSE Productions as President & Founder producing two award-winning short films, BXAUTIFUL NIGHTMARX and TABLXS and received numerous film festival awards. She is the creator, star, and EP of the hit Telly Award-winning smart-reality docu-series The Expats International Ingrams which debuted with 2.3 million streams it's the first month (Dec 2020) on Amazon and is currently under distribution negotiations.

Juanita created a multi-cultural Christian children’s series – The Wonderfully Made Pals Presents which is a series of books with a mission of introducing the word of God to kids. The series currently includes Kind Kinsley, Wonderfully Made Wanita, Confident Keynan, and Generous Gregerio and her two newest additions– Heng and the Holy Spirit & Carisa’s Curls!

She also published three Christian inspirational books for women, Winning with Christ – Finding the Victory in Every Experience, Beauty for Ashes – Transforming Testimonies for Every Woman, and Fabulous, Faithful, & Free. In 2019 Juanita released Fabulous, Faithful & Free: The Workbook. It is an 8 week comprehensive guide to a journey of self discovery and reflection.
Juanita recently finished an international multi-city book tour with Barnes and Noble. Her latest book is Peace over Panic – a 14-day devotional workbook offering tips to women and moms during the COVD-19 crisis with proceeds benefiting charity.

As a Tennessee and Indiana licensed attorney with over 18 years of experience, Juanita has been recognized by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2018 and 2019 as an Attorney For Justice Award. She was also recognized in the Dai’namic Women series in 2017; awarded the Power of Women in Law Award in 2016, received the Up and Coming Leadership in Law Award in 2007; and was named Top 40 under 40 in 2004. As an advocate for young girls and women, Juanita travels internationally speaking on various topics regarding female empowerment and self-worth; delivering motivational messages to women and children throughout the US, Europe & the UK. She has competed and won numerous regional and international pageant titles in the past (including Mrs. UK World 2011, Mrs. UK Universe 2013, and Ms. World International 2012) and was recognized by the Madame Noire publication as one of the Top 7 Black Women in Pageantry to turn Beauty into Business along with Halle Berry, Oprah Winfrey, and Vanessa Williams.




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