Singer, activist, author, fashion icon, actress, U.S. cultural ambassador, motivational speaker, dancer, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, trailblazer, legend – Supreme: Mary Wilson – earned her place in music history.
Post-Supremes, she dedicated decades of her time making it a career to help underserved communities. Already an established, chart-topping artist, she recognized she was destined to use her Supremes success as a springboard to make a difference. With the same passion she approached singing, she used her vivacious personality, fame and ability to connect personally with all she met to become a champion for social and economic change. In addition to her tireless work with non-profits in the U.S, as the Cultural Ambassador to the U.S. appointed by Colin Powell and the Humpty Dumpty Institute (HDI) spokesperson, she was involved in humanitarian efforts including hunger, HIV/AIDS, land mine removal, and encouraging peace. She travelled on aid missions to Pakistan, Laos, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Botswana, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Cambodia, Okinawa, Hong Kong, Bahrain – more than any artist in their history.Read more