Sil Lai Abrams is an NABJ award-winning writer, inspirational speaker, and domestic violence awareness activist. Her belief in the transformative power of self-awareness and personal accountability is the motivating force behind her work to inspire others to create empowered lives, healthier relationships, and end violence against women. Abrams is the founder and CEO of Truth in Reality, a media advocacy organization committed to changing the way that women of color are portrayed in the media, especially on reality television. She aims to change society’s acceptance of relational violence and ultimately reduce its incidence in the Black community through digital advocacy, public awareness campaigns, and educational programs.
Abrams has been featured on ABC, CNN, EBONY, Modern Woman, and other media outlets as an expert on relationships and domestic violence. Her inspiring life story and practical spiritually-based advice have made Abrams a sought after speaker and workshop facilitator, having worked with the FBI, Harvard University, and Dress for Success, among others. She was also featured in PINE SOL's “Powerful Difference” campaign to celebrate women who make a positive difference.
Abrams is an active supporter of organizations that combat domestic violence and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Domestic Violence Hotline.