About Me


Ms. Austin is an author, coach, and professor at Grand Canyon University and Strayer 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’s 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 strategic marketing initiative that garnered national press, toured the U.S., and later became a featured exhibit at the 2008 grand opening of the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, WI. 

Lynn is a visionary, experienced at achieving results. She leverages her background in marketing, public relations, communications, crisis management, brand messaging, and community relations to masterfully guide, motivate and inspire learning, understanding, and transformation. 

Lynn holds a B.S. from Washington Adventist University and an MBA from Capella University.  Additionally, Lynn maintains Six Sigma Green Belt and Certified Technical Expertise (CTE) – Business and Marketing certifications.

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

Keynote Topics:

  • Dare to Dream
  • Victimless – Life Beyond Domestic Violence
  • Peace, Power, Prosperity, and Purpose
  • Women and Leadership
  • Tapping Out of Stressful Situations
  • Accountabilities in the Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion

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