Mia Knight Wright is inspiring people around the globe to pursue their passion for living.
Watching her mother struggle to raise three children as a single parent, Mia Knight Wright knows what an empowered woman looks like. Her mother often worked two or three jobs to make ends meet, and at the same time studied part time to complete her college degree in social work. “Never say it’s impossible.” “If you have a heart and mind to do it, you can.” “Absolutely nothing can stand in the way of a determined woman!” These were words that Mia learned to live by and a message that she taken around the globe to people who desire to live better.
As founder of Metamorphosis, Inc., an organization that encompasses the life changing Metamorphosis Women’s Conference based in Houston, the Meta2 Girls – a mentoring program for teenagers, the Meta Compassion Outreach, Metamorphosis Empowerment Seminars and Metamorphosis International Programs, Mia is helping people to positively change their lives. She does so with a unique blend of ministry, personal enrichment seminars and life skill workshops. In essence, Mia’s gift is in helping others to transform life’s broken places to a place of fulfillment and purpose. Through her work, thousands of women have embraced life long transformations.
Mia is a powerful inspirational speaker, who encourages others with uplifting messages, relevant life stories and life skills that apply in both the faith based and industry sectors. She is also a sought after national motivational speaker, women’s conference presenter, and corporate work / faith / life balance coach.
As a speaker, Mia has shared transformational messages in churches, town halls, convention centers, hotels, corporate venues, schools, mud huts, and prisons around the world. In addition to her speaking platforms and The Fountain of Praise Executive Leadership, Mia is the Executive Director of the Metamorphosis Conference, Inc.
Mia Wright is Co-Pastor and Director of Ministry at The Fountain of Praise in Houston, Texas, with her husband Pastor Remus Wright. As partners in ministry and church leadership, Remus and Mia have built a 20,000+ member congregation, which grew from 100 members in 1991.
Mia is a noted community influencer and “woman to watch.” She is a visible presence on Christian television. She is a former host on Houston’s “Joy in Our Town” and “Praise the Lord” on TBN – the Trinity Broadcast Network. Mia has also been a guest on the Daystar TV Network’s “Joni Show” and on “Celebration” with Marcus & Joni Lamb. In 2008, Mia was nominated as “Most Inspirational Person” by StreamingFaith.com the world’s largest online faith-based broadcasting portal. As a partner in the The New Directions Center, Mia conducts a mentoring program to help women develop their leadership potential and skills.
Mia earned her Bachelor’s degree at The University of Texas at Austin. Following college, she embarked on a career in the pharmaceuticals industry where she was highly successful as both a sales professional and training specialist with Astra Merck (now Astra Zeneca). In 2005, Mia graduated with honors with a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and The Links, Inc.
Beyond her impressive academic background and professional accomplishments, the highlights of her life are her family – three gifted sons, and her husband, Dr. Remus Wright.
As the founder and executive director of an empowering women’s organization, Mia K. Wright’s leadership skills have lead to the growth of Metamorphosis Inc. and has inspired thousands of people to live more fulfilling lives.
As a speaker, Mia has shared empowering messages in churches, town halls, convention centers, mud huts, hotels, corporate venues, schools and prisons. She is a gifted speaker, encouraging others with inspirational messages, relevant life stories and enlightening revelations. People relate to her life experiences.
As a mentor, Mia is committed to help women develop their leadership potential and skills. She is a partner of The New Directions Center where she conducts a mentoring program.
A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Mia is a life long leader and was active in many student activities. Following college, she embarked on a career in the pharmaceuticals industry where she was highly successful as both a sales professional and training specialist with Astra Merck (now Astra Zeneca). Mia was featured in the Astra Merck 2003 Corporate Report for her innovative customer service with Memorial Hospital of Houston.
Mia entered the ministry in 2000, and with a commitment to eduction and preparation, she began seminary in 2001. Mia graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2005. She participated in the First Century Church Study in Tunisia, Africa.
Mia is a visible presence in Houston. She can be seen on KETH-TV14 where she is a host for Houston’s “Joy in Our Town” and “Praise the Lord” on TBN – the Trinity Broadcast Network. On the Daystar TV Network, Mia has been a guest host on the “Joni Show” and was interviewed on “Celebration” with Marcus & Joni Lamb. She has also been a frequent guest on Crossroads – ABC13 with Melanie Lawson and Great Day Houston CBS with Debra Duncan. In 2008, Mia was nominated as “Most Inspirational Person” by StreamingFaith.com the world’s largest online faith-based broadcasting portal.
More about the organizations important to Mia
The Fountain of Praise is a Bible-based ministry focused on the restoration of the lost and broken. We serve in the spirit of high praise with fervor and God’s anointing to minister with compassion and excellence to build and develop a kingdom of empowered people for God.
Metamorphosis Inc. empowers women to discover and live at their full and godly potential by our five programs: The Metamorphosis Conference, Empowerment Workshops, the Meta 2 Teen Girls Leadership Institute, the Compassion Project, and Global Outreach.
Organizations Mia Has Experience with and has Spoken to:
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
American Heart Association
Astra Merck Pharmaceuticals
BBVA Compass Bank Emerging Women’s Leaders
City of Houston – Health and Human Services National AIDS Day
Cruise with a Cause
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Harris County MHMRA Fundraiser
HER Call Ministries
Inspire Women, Inc.
National Black MBA Association
Restoration Weekend Inc. VC Legacy
Rolling Out Magazine
Sisters Network Inc.
Star of Hope
Texas Association of Black School Executives
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Carole Young Unit
Texas Black Expo
The University of Houston – Table Talk
The University of Texas – Austin
Wiley College – Sherman TX
Women in Ministry Conference – Atlanta
Celebration – Daystar TV
Channel 2 KPRC Midday News Segment
Cornerstone TV Network
Crossroads Houston – KTRK 13
Going Green with Yolanda Green – CW TV
Hola! Houston – Fox 26 Houston
Joy in Our Town (Host) – KETH Houston
Keeping Up With the Jones’ – Centric TV
Praise the Lord – Trinity Broadcast Network
The Joni Show – Daystar TV
A Bettaway Community Church – Cape Town, South Africa
Abundant Life Cathedral – Houston
Antioch Baptist – Beaumont, TX
Beacon Light International – New Orleans. LA
Brentwood Baptist Church – Houston
Calvary Community Church – Hampton, VA
Church of Champions – Houston
Church Without Walls – Houston
Cross Roads Community Church – Pearland, TX
First Corinthians Baptist Church – Harlem, NY
Galilee Baptist Church – Baltimore, MD
Glad Tidings Fellowship AFM – Cape Town, S. Africa
Greater Allen AME – Jamaica Queens, NY
Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church – Austin, TX
Greater St. Stephens – New Orleans, LA
Harvest of Praise Exalted – Pearland, TX
Igregia Baptista Bethel – Cachoeira, Brazil
Igregia Baptista da Graca – Maceio Brazil
Jericho City – Houston
Kainos Community Church – Katy, TX
Kingdom Minded Ministries – Houston, TX
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church – San Antonio, TX
Metropolitan AME Church – Austin, TX
Mt. Zion Full Gospel Baptist Church- Nashville, TN
New Christian Creation Fellowship – San Antonio, TX
New Destiny Church – Houston
New Faith Church – Cape Town, South Africa
New Faith Church – Houston
Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church – Beaumont, TX
Payne Cathedral AME – Houston
Perfecting Church International – Johannesburg, South Africa
River of Life Church – Windhoek, Namibia
Shiloh AME – Galveston
Southwest Community Church – Houston
St. James Missionary Baptist Church – Austin, TX
St. John’s Baptist Church – Corpus Christi, TX
St. John’s Baptist Church – San Antonio, TX
St. Johns Downtown UMC – Houston
St. Lukes Church – Humble, TX
Tabernacle of Praise – Houston
The Lighthouse Church – Houston
Wesley AME – Houston
Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church – Houston
Willing Workers Baptist Church – Houston
Windsor Village UMC – Houston
What Mia’s Talking About
Mia Wright is a gifted speaker and qualified to talk on a wide array of subjects. Through her corporate experience as a Sales Professional, Mia has presented to high level corporate audiences on detailed topics. Additionally, her experience as a Training Development Specialists has prepared her to customize presentations for specific audiences, expand the learning and encourage thoughtful conversations for audiences. She has a solid track record of public speaking over the past decade. Her speaking platform has given her the opportunity to speak to a broad audience locally and globally.
COMMON TOPICS OF INTEREST
- The Creative Self!
- What is Your Connection to Your Purpose?
- Self Esteem- What Is Its True Value?
- Motivated to Excel
- Destined to Achieve
- Dream Killers
- I Am Bigger Than The Giant
- Your Setback May Just Be Your Step Up!
Do You Owe Me Something?
In today’s corporate society, it is imperative that you network and also identify great talent and potential. There is a need to mentor the next generation of leaders. However, how do you determine with whom to share your wealth of knowledge?
Shatter The Glass Ceiling Mentality And Open The Door!
We have all heard of the proverbial glass ceiling – where one could see into the Board Room but could not be seated there. In some corporations, the door is opening for those who previously could not attain that level. With the proper training, mindset and opportunity, the ceiling could be shattered!
- Leading Basics for Today’s Empowered Women
- Affirming Leadership Capability
- Breaking Leadership Barriers
- Leading with Authority & Delegation
- Organizational Leadership
- Leading with Authority
- Organizing and Planning Major Projects
- Confidence in Public Speaking
What Others are Saying About Mia
It is important to remember that transformation is a process; it leads us on a journey in which we are redefined. Setbacks may occur during the process, but when we are convinced of our destiny, we will continue to press our way towards the higher call. I encourage you, to be persistent in your change, to know that God has indeed created you unique and His plan is to move you closer to his image.
— Mia K. Wright, from A Transformed Life, Gospel Truth
Pastor Mia Wright was one of the featured speaker’s for our Women in Ministry Conference in September 2011. Tall in stature and in spiritual presence, she commands your undivided attention before she even opens her mouth. It is clear that her goal is healing, deliverance and transformation and she certainly accomplished her goal that day. Everyone who heard her would have to agree: We will never be the same again.
— Rev. Cynthia Hale, Senior Pastor Ray of Hope, Author, Speaker, Atlanta Georgia
Mia Wright is a true Game Changer. People often feel that to walk with God you have to give up being who you are. God has used Mia to attract professional women to the beauty of God. Her love of the Gospel of Jesus Christ is amplified by the way in which she lives her life…showing and giving love at all times. Mia shows the world that fierce and fabulous women can love God without compromise. When she speaks, people are drawn to her and listen intently.
— Rhonda M. Williams, Sr. Vice President Corporate Sales & Marketing, Odyssey Network Business Retreat
Pastor Mia has the unique ability to challenge, encourage and inspire women of all walks of life with power, precision and compassion. She speaks wisdom from a place of warmth with absolute transparency in her own life. Her ministry is life changing, not only because she is so earnestly and so deeply caring, but because she is so in tune with the challenges of today’s modern woman.
— Tracey M. Ferguson, Editor In Chief, Jones Magazine
The five steps to success are to know yourself, look for creative outlets, work hard, leverage your network and pray,” said Wright.
— courtesy Rolling Out Magazine, Female Success Seminar
I was blessed to connect with Pastor Mia in 2009 and immediately I knew that I wanted her to speak to my guests at the annual “Restoration Weekend”. For two consecutive years, Mia has imparted words of wisdom and inspiration into the lives of the highly successful and professional women who attend the annual weekend. It has been an honor to have her be such an integral part of the important work that we do!
— Michelle Hargrove, Founder
Mia K. Wright is the quintessential communicator who has the unique ability to educate her audiences as well as to entertain them. She captivates with her highly energetic style and inviting personality. Mia always steps onto any stage well prepared, enabling her to effectively deliver practical information seamlessly and powerfully all at once.
— Rev. Connie “CJ” Jackson, Radio Host, Houston 1360AM
I’ve never met anyone as dynamic as Mia Wright. She’s such a champion for women’s transformation. Her leadership and ministry to women is a 24/7 commitment. Her transparency is encouraging. I’ve seen her from center stage to the pulpit, from massive audiences to small groups, from lights, camera, action on TV to touching children in small shacks in Africa or Brazil. It doesn’t matter what the platform is, when Mia is the messenger, you can always count on a powerful word being delivered.
— Dee C. Marshall, Certified Coach, International Speaker, TV Lifestyle Expert