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Maureen Francisco is a published author: It Takes Moxie: Off the Boat, Or Out of School, To Making It Your Way in America, 
​winner in the Multicultural Nonfiction category of the 2013 National Indie Excellence Awards.

It Takes Moxie gives us fresh insight into the changing color of the American workforce and our communities. The book includes interviews from: Dr. Connie Mariano, the White House doctor, Richard Cho, the first Asian American general manager of a major sports franchise, Ben Huh, CEO and founder of Cheezburger, and much more. 

This book is for YOU!
Are you a student?
In a funk?
Want to jump start your career? 
Advance in life?

It Takes Moxie reveals the secrets and simple steps of getting ahead in life (Amazon)

About the author: After five years as a TV reporter and anchor all over the country, Maureen went into reality programming. 
​This included being the first contestant on CBS’s Power of Ten with Drew Carey, and in 2009 being a contestant on the reality show Solitary 3.0. While continuing to work in sales, Maureen branched out into modeling, acting, and writing. 

Maureen is currently the co-owner of NW Productions, a media and productions company that produces Red Carpet events or reality shows. (Click here to produce your next event with us.) 

She's also the co-president of the Seattle Ascend Chapter, sits on the board of Pacific Lutheran University's Communications Board, and is the co-executive producer of the Miss Washington USA, Miss Washington Teen USAMiss Idaho USA, Miss Idaho Teen USAMiss Oregon USA, Miss Oregon Teen USA, Miss Montana USA and Miss Montana Teen USA empowering young women to live their best lives. In addition, Maureen has appeared and/or been interviewed by hundreds of media outlets including Rachael Ray, The Talk, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, CNN, USA Today, Washington Post, New York Post, New York Daily News, Inside Edition, and Forbes. She's written for the Huffington PostYoung to name a few. It's not uncommon to find Maureen on TV speaking about skills you need in the workplace. Here's her latest TV interview on KATU's AMNW

She's also RealSelf's first Sr. Dr. Community Advisor (and now an investor), helping doctors with their online reputation.  

​Maureen oversees PR for NW Productions LLC., Pageants NW, Elite Creative Artists, Beauty | Brand | Believe Expo, authors, and personalities: 

Sarah Centrella, author of "Hustle Believe Receive"
Randy Spelling, life coach and author of  "Unlimiting You" 
Bruno Gralpois, former Visa and Microsoft Executive and author of "Magnifique Inside & Out
Shine Bakery (story went viral)

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Maureen Francisco
Author – Speaker - Model - Actress
Maureen Francisco embodies the meaning of the word moxie: the ability to face difficulty with spirit and courage. Maureen’s story of how to succeed in America is a “must read” for anyone arriving in America or for anyone who is already in America, seeking to arrive at success. 

Dr Connie Mariano, author, The White House Doctor: My Patients Were Presidents – A Memoir

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