Anna DeShawn, 30, is a Chicago-born social entrepreneur. Anna graduated from Drake University in 2005 with a degree in radio/television production. She went on to study corporate communications at Ithaca College and graduated with her masters in 2007. Media has always been Anna’s passion so she turned her passion into a reality when she founded E3 Radio, LLC. E3 Radio is an online radio network that produces authentically-edgy media to affect real change. Anna and the QCREW including Brandee Young host their show for Queer People of Color (QPOC) around the country every Thursday at 9pm CT.
Past Guests include Affinity Community Services, C.C. Carter, Coquie Hughes, Hanifah Walidah, Lez Elegance Magazine, KIN4LIFE, Mary Morton and many others. In addition, Anna also produces Conversations with Angie Harvey, which challenges listeners to GROW up and live their best lives.
Favorite Quote: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” –Gandhi
Did you know? Anna has been in love with Robin Roberts all her life. Interviewing Robin would be the ultimate experience and a friend date with her wouldn’t hurt either.