“There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.”
Hailing from Shreveport, Louisiana, the former radio personality Monyetta Shaw-Carter is the epitome of the quintessential woman. Monyetta is an Author, Actress, Philanthropist, and Founder of The Evan Grace Group (2012), which develops & manages prominent global brands in the Entertainment, Publishing, & Fashion industries. In 2021, Monyetta married her husband, Heath, the two live together along with their children from previous relationships embodying a true blended household. Affectionately known as the “co-parenting guru”, She launched a planner called, “The Co-Parenting Planner” to help organize the busy lives of both parents and kids. This is a great addition to her last book titled, Keep It Classy, co-parenting strategies for unstoppable Moms and devoted Dads. She’s a highly sought-after speaker from Universities to panels and has been a guest on many national platforms. She has been featured on shows such as, Co-host on different radio shows , co-host on Dish Nation, guest on daytime talk show “The Real”, “US Weekly” and many other nationally syndicated shows. Monyetta has authored several other books, including “Bigger Than Me” and a children’s book featuring her daughter, Madilyn, “The Adventures of Maddie”. She recently completed a second children’s book, titled “Nice Guy Maso”, with her son, Mason, as the lead character. Monyetta absolutely adores being a mother and wife. She’s truly committed to helping other families co-parent positively and bringing blended families together by operating from a space of love and the common denominator, the kids.As an esteemed member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc sorority, Monyetta’s philanthropy and love for others exemplifies the core values of the organization— “maintaining consistent and effective advocacy and remaining at the forefront of social change that results in equality and equity for all citizens of the world”. Giving back is an important aspect of her life and has always been. For more than a decade, Monyetta has traveled to various parts of the world making an impact. Whether it’s Palestine, Ethiopia or even in the United States, Monyetta is all about maintaining meaningful connections and making a difference in this world. In 2013, along side Beyond The Game Foundation, she built an orphanage called, “Evan Grace Angel House” located in Eswatini, Africa, formerly known as Swaziland, Africa. For over the past 10 years or more she’s been heavily involved with the Institute for Global Outreach (IGO) where she continues to generously donate resources and time to destitute children around the world. Monyetta has partnered with many philanthropic organizations which inspired her to start a foundation of her own. She recently created the Linda B’s Grace Foundation as an effort to expand her philanthropic efforts on a global scale. Monyetta Shaw’s rise to fame began early on as a co-host on Shreveport’s #1 R&B radio station where she was chosen to represent the station at the Annual BET Awards along side the best DJ’s nation wide. Her love for acting began with school and church plays, praise dance, and musicals, encouraging her to pursue a career in the entertainment/acting world upon graduating from Southern University (Shreveport campus) and Louisiana Tech University. She has appeared in music videos, several films and shows, most notably in “Soul Men” and “Atlanta Exes”. Monyetta has made her way back to reality TV as a “friend of” Bravo’s hit show, The Housewives of Atlanta. You can catch her on seasons 14 & 15.
She lives by the mantras:
“It only takes six seconds to be kind, so be sure to take the time.”
“Kindness is free.”
“A smile is the best accessory one can have; wear it often and well.”
” Just dance, Be well & Be kind”