Linda Pearl Fils-Aime, founder of A Lady Named Pearl, LLC is a seasoned fashion model, performing artist, speaker, and university professor.
Pearl began her professional career as a model walking the runways for Ebony Fashion Fair, touring the U.S., Canada and Caribbean.
Shortly after touring with Ebony Fashion Fair, Pearl pursued her MBA at Clark Atlanta University. Pearl served as a real estate analyst for a Fortune 1 company from 2008 to 2011, and as a business school professor at Clark Atlanta University, teaching Leadership and Professional Development from August 2011 to December 2014.
In October of 2014, Pearl opened Pearl School of Modeling. “We utilize modeling, etiquette, ethics and leadership training to transform the self-image of young women.”
A Lady Named Pearl Leadership Academy’s mission is to enable individuals to fulfill their full potential through modeling, leadership and entrepreneurship training.
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In 2012, Pearl released a full length album entitled “Transformation”.
In 2013, Pearl won the crown for World Top Natural Hair Model, and served as an ambassador for natural hair, and the face for international campaigns for Taliah Waajid Natural Hair Care products.
In 2014, Pearl was named one of “Atlanta’s Hottest Celebrities” by Creative Loafing.
In 2015, Pearl released KINK, a natural hair docuseries produced by A Lady Named Pearl, LLC and created PEARL Magazine.
In 2016, Pearl was featured in the Atlanta Tribune Young Executives as “One To Watch”.
2010 to Current – Pearl has raised thousands of dollars for Haiti through her annual benefit entitled “Pearl Holiday Haiti Benefit.”