Aurea McGarry

Emmy Winning TV Show Host, and a TV Producer, Director, serving as an Emmy judge and on their Board of Governors. She’s an Author, Empowerment Speaker and Media Concierge & Coach. A member of the Atlanta Press Club and WIFTA – Women in Film & Television Atlanta.

Founder and host of Live Your Legacy Summit a national event series.
A Cancer & Domestic Violence Sur-THRIVER and walking Miracle!

She is an EMMY Winning TV Show Host of the “Live Your Legacy” TV series that featured the heroic stories of non-profit organizations.

Founder and host of Live Your Legacy Summit, a national event series, Aurea and her speakers help audiences Create their personalized action plans to achieve the most powerful legacy for their life. As well honoring nonprofit heroes from all walks of life on stage to give others hope, to live their greatest legacies through any circumstances. The Summit has raised over $25,000.00 for charities in their first year.

Aurea is passionate about helping and honoring nonprofits and the people who dedicate their lives to them.

A sought after Empowerment Speaker she travels the country speaking her message of faith, hope, laughter and success to inspire others, especially women and teens, to overcome any obstacles in order to live their best legacy and to BELIEVE IN THEIR MIRACLE.

Aurea faced many struggles in her life including the murder of her father, spouse abuse, divorce, single motherhood, cancer and she wrote a book about how to overcome them staying positive titled “I Won’t Survive, I’ll Thrive!”

A professional Actress from New York City, an author and Best Selling Co-Author, a very successful Entrepreneur, Mrs. US Beauty of Georgia 2003, Cancer and Domestic Violence Sur-THRIVER!

Diagnosed with Lymphoma on her birthday in 1999 and after surgery and grueling chemotherapy, which almost killed her, the surgeon told her she’d never be able to speak above a faint whisper because they had to remove a the left nerve to her vocal cord. They also removed half of her left lung, part of her right lung, the lining around her heart, her Thymus gland and disconnected half of her diaphragm.

She has been cancer-free since 2000 and can speak again despite the grim diagnosis. Her miracle story was featured on The 700 Club TV show worldwide.
Born and raised in Manhattan, Aurea now resides near Atlanta with her prince charming husband Brian and their family.
“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” (Pericles)