gwen tolbart

“Life Should Be A Positive Journey For You!”



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A trailblazer and communication pro, Gwen Tolbart has taken her extraordinary speaking skills from in front of the camera to the stage as a motivational speaker with “Tolbart Talks!”

Gwen is an Emmy award winning, five-time Emmy Nominated Television Broadcaster and National Association Of Black Journalist (NABJ) 2023 Hall of Famer and philanthropist whose life of giving back and making a difference for others, earned her President Obama’s Lifetime Community Service Award.

A trailblazer of Canada and the USA she is the first Canadian and first meteorologist inducted into the USA National Association of Black Journalist (NABJ) Hall of Fame (2023), first Canadian to receive the NABJ Community Service Award (given to only one of their 4000 members annually), first Black weather anchor on both Canada’s, “The Weather Network” (English division) and on Montreal’s CTV CFCF-12 and the only Black host of their internationally syndicated travel show, ”Travel, Travel.”

gwen‘s success stories

“I had the pleasure of hearing you speak at the Collin County Volunteer Center Awards and was so impressed I am recommending you to other organizations. I know others will want to hear your motivating words!“

Tammy Taylor, Director. Community Education/PR, Hope’s Door

"Thank you for serving as keynote speaker for the GSA National Capital Region’s Combined Federal Campaign. Your words of inspiration served as a true inspiration for us all. Your message motivated our employees to ultimately touch the lives of others."

Julia E. Hudson Regional Administrator, National Capital Region



Gwen with Gen. Colin Powell
Gwen with Les Brown
Gwen with W Mitchell
Gwen with Suzanne Malveaux
Gwen with Carol Trawick
Gwen with After 7
Gwen with Martin Luther King, III
Gwen with Dr Nido Qubein
Gwen with Daryl Davis
Gwen with Andrew Young
Gwen with Judge William Newman, Sheila Johnson and Will Haywood
Gwen with Wilmer Valderrama
Gwen with Dr. Dorothy Height
Gwen with Canadian Speaker Of The House, MP Fergus and Canada U.S. Ambassador, Kirsten Hillman
Gwen with Willie O'Ree
Gwen with Ann Margaret
Gwen with Brantley Gilbert
Gwen with Wayne Brady
Gwen with Wintley Phipps and Dr. Willie Jolley
Gwen with Zindziswa Zindzi Mandela
Gwen with Brian Tracy
Gwen with Charles S. Dutton
Gwen with Ben Johns
Gwen with Ret. General Russel L .Honoré
Gwen with Canadian Filmmaker, Anthony Sherwood
Gwen with Tuskegee Airman Brig Gen. Charles E. McGee
Gwen with Joan Trumpauer Mulholland
Gwen with Connie Podesta
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