Linda Pearl Fils-Aime, CEO of A Lady Named Pearl

Linda Pearl Fils-Aime, CEO of A Lady Named Pearl, LLC

Linda “Pearl” Fils-Aime is a seasoned fashion model, performing artist, author, speaker, university professor, and the founder of Pearl School of Modeling.

Pearl School of Modeling, established in October of 2014, in Atlanta, GA, is a division of A Lady Named Pearl Foundation Inc 501(c)3. Its mission is to shape the confidence of young women and girls to become future leaders through modeling, leadership and entrepreneurship training.

Ms. Pearl is an expert in teaching transformation, both in the world of modeling and in the world of next generation leadership preparedness.
The modeling industry is often narrow-casted as just about physical appearance and presenting only the façade of the person. However, Linda Pearl Fils-Aime has discovered a new way to upend the old modeling industry to become a tool to help shape future global leaders of all sizes, gender, perspectives and mindsets.

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 an adjunct business school professor at Clark Atlanta University, teaching Leadership and Professional Development from 2011 to 2017.

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In 2003/2004 season, Pearl toured as an Ebony Fashion Fair Model.

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 created PEARL Magazine and released KINK, a natural hair docuseries produced by A Lady Named Pearl, LLC.

In 2016, Pearl was featured in the Atlanta Tribune Young Executives as “One To Watch”.

Pearl and Governor Nathan Deal

In 2017, Pearl was recognized as a “Notable Citizen” at the Georgia State Capitol on Feb 23 known as Haiti Day. Moreover, Pearl received the 2017 Unsung Heroine “Humanitarian Award” from Saving Our Children and Families, Inc.

Also, in 2017, Pearl authored the book “Pearls of Wisdom for Teenage Girls”.

In 2018, Pearl authored the book, “A Lady Named Pearl” Transformed”, a collection of poems, moreover, Pearl was selected to present a Tedx on the “Transformative Power of Modeling Schools”.

In 2019, Pearl School of Modeling was awarded ‘2019 BEST IN ATLANTA AWARD’ in the category of modeling schools by Atlanta Award Program.

2010 to Current – Pearl has raised thousands of dollars for Haiti through her annual benefit entitled “Pearl Holiday Haiti Benefit.” Moreover, Pearl traveled to Haiti in Feb 2018 to work with the girls of Samara’s Angels on confidence building techniques.

In 2020, Pearl School of Modeling was awarded ‘Most Influential/Positive Change Award’ by Pitch Black Fashion Week. Pearl School of Modeling also held a summer program in Springfield, OH.