In 2003, Dr. Gina Paige co-founded African Ancestry, Inc. and in doing so, pioneered a new way of tracing African lineages using genetics, and a new marketplace for people of African descent looking to more accurately and reliably trace their roots.
From a lineage of entrepreneurs, Paige launched her first business at age 8 and went on to start a Care Packages service as a Stanford University graduate.
Prior to forming African Ancestry, Paige was the founder and president of GPG Strategic Marketing Resources.
Are you ready to learn about yourself? Gina helps audience members unpack the strategies of successful Black entrepreneurs and the dynamics of strong businesses. Gina's direct style breaks down what it takes to overcome systems by finding a niche and nurturing a vision.
Paige travels the world helping people demystify where they're from and informing on identities so that they may better understand who they are in today’s world. She has presented to hundreds of community, business, faith-based, education and government groups among others. From McDonalds, Essence Festival and Wal-Mart to the National Council of Negro Women, Broward Country Schools and Black churches across the U.S., thousands of people have assembled to take part in her lively and informative presentations.
Paige has worked with the worlds’ leading icons and entities including Oprah Winfrey, John Legend, Spike Lee, Condoleezza Rice and The King Family; Her work is featured in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., African American Lives 1 & 2, Sirius Satellite Radio, The Africa Channel, NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? and CNN’s Black in America series among others. In 2014, Paige launched a special edition radio program on SiriusXM titled African Ancestry Radio.
Paige resides in Washington, D.C. and holds a degree in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from the University Of Michigan Ross School Of Business. Paige also holds an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from Global Oved Dei Seminary University.