About Me


Ms. Austin is an author, coach, and professor at Grand Canyon University.

She is also a 2017 Humanitarian Award recipient presented by the legendary R&B and Hip Hop group, The Force MDs, during their “Family and Friends 2” event on June 3, 2017, at BB Kings in Times Square in New York City.

The 2017 Humanitarian Award recognized individuals who demonstrate the courage to take decisive action, the wisdom to face aggressive challenges and the willingness to sacrifice to affect causes that impact the betterment of the community.

Lynn has more than 20 years of executive management experience at fortune 100 companies.  Her professional portfolio includes leadership roles at Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Harley-Davidson Motor Company-where she was the first African American Director of Marketing

Among her many accolades, she orchestrated a landmark integrated marketing program that toured the U.S. and later became a featured exhibit at the 2008 grand opening of the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, WI. 

As a life-long student of communications, Lynn strives to guide, motivate, and inspire learning, understanding, and transformation.  She specializes in public relations, strategic internal and external communications, crisis communications, brand messaging, and community relations.

Lynn holds a B.S. from Washington Adventist University and an MBA from Capella University.  Additionally, Lynn has a Six Sigma green belt and Business and Marketing, certified technical expertise (CTE) certifications.

She has been profiled in a wide range of media and featured speaker at conferences and workshops throughout the country. She is active in her church and enjoys riding motorcycles, hiking, reading, and traveling.

Keynote Topics

  • Dare to Dream
  • Victimless – Beyond Domestic Violence
  • Peace, Power, Prosperity and Purpose
  • Women and Leadership
  • Tapping Out of Stressful Situations

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