Women’s Advocate and Leader of Social Change for a New Standard of Living
Clarissa is an internationally renowned supermodel, award-winning actress, a television, radio, and video producer, public speaker, author, writer, and emcee (and survivor of the tv show Celebrity Survivor!). Ms. Burt’s extensive international social work garnered her two private audiences with Pope John Paul II. She was the Ambassador to the United States for the Walking Africa campaign that helped African women win the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.
“Every woman is a T.E.N.” – Clarissa Burt
Clarissa Burt’s thirty years in the media industry cements her as an expert in her field whether in front of the camera or behind. Clarissa is a seasoned professional having produced and directed award winning television and radio shows. No stranger to the television set, her productions have been seen on Italian television where she resided for thirty years. The Miss Universe organization sought Clarissa’s expertise as their licensee for Italy for which Ms. Burt took a five-year mandate heralding three hour live prime time broadcasts.
Clarissa has performed in over 20 movies and can be remembered in award winning films such as Warner Brother’s “The Never Ending Story, part II,” where she played the Mean Queen “Xayide” and as Giulia in the Italian production “Caruso Pascosky di Padre Polacco”. This Who’s Who of International and American Women added television producer to her credits in 1999. Clarissa Burt Media Group founded in Italy began with productions that included the nationally broadcast three-hour live broadcast of the Miss Universe Pageant, “The World Sports Awards”, “Quizzauto” and “Behind the Scenes with The Miss” all garnering her various coveted media awards internationally. Moving into radio production, “Clarissa Burt Talks” featured this multi-talented media celebrity on Voice America and World Talk Radio where she interviewed knowledgeable entrepreneurs and prominent thought leaders.
Clarissa is a Beauty Editor for such international publications as The LA Fashion Magazine, Fashion Faces, Runway and Woman and Bride. You can find her articles also in The Huffington Post, Supermodels Unlimited, Bella Petite, Discover Phoenix, and Today’s Innovative Woman to name a few. In 2012-13, Ms. Burt also co-authored the best sellers The Rise, Off the Coast of Zanzibar and Stickability with Greg S. Reid and was featured in the book Women without Barriers by Dolores Seright. Sharon Lechter highlighted Clarissa in her 2014 release Think and Grow Rich for Women.
“Nice is the new cool” – Clarissa Burt