Hello there, I’m Debra Lee Fader!

The founder and president of Diversity-USA formally known Cultural Diversity Council. This queen of kindness has found joy and fulfillment in sharing the Value of Giving. She finds meaning in teaching people how to use kindness as a way of giving back to her community.

A dedicated servant to the Lord and to the people, she was the Mayor of the City of Montevideo, Minnesota from 2010 to 2018. She served as a Vice President for the Minnesota Mayors Association from 2016 to 2018 serving more than 700 Mayors representing various cities within the State of Minnesota. She was part of the Regional Board of Directors from 2012-2018 and an owner of the Sportsmen Inn from 1997 – 2018.

Her mission is to educate people on the Values of Kindness through Generosity. Learn about her cause here.

She is a Music and Theater graduate of the United States International University School of Performing Visual Arts in San Diego. She’s a chief Operations Director for Lionessa Records and Entertainment. She’s also been associated with Carnival Cruise Lines since 1990. She has performed her internationally renowned cabaret act.

Debra Lee Kristian, as known to her Latin American and Puerto Rican audience, was the first American to be featured as a regular weekly guest on the variety show in the Caribbean. She has appeared on stage in Las Vegas in the Stardust Hotel Production, “Lido de Paris.” She has played principal roles in major American musicals both in the U.S. and in Canada. She has appeared in films, commercials, and cable T.V. programs.

Podcasts

Videos

Redefining Hope
Redefining Hope
In the first episode of Acts of Kindness: Connecting Through Caring with Debra Lee Fader, we redefine hope using knowledge Debra picked up over the past 20 years. As a best selling author, Deb details the practices and lessons she has learned as a fighter or Primary-Progressive-Multiple-Sclerosis. In this, the first episode of Acts of Kindness, Deb walks us through topics such as locating your higher power, creating a watering well of hope, and using prayer to manifest change in your life. We are glad to have you join us today and hope you enjoy! Timecodes: 0:00 - Intro 0:30...
Redefining Hope by Debra Lee Fader
Redefining Hope by Debra Lee Fader
In the first episode of Acts of Kindness: Connecting Through Caring with Debra Lee Fader, we redefine hope using knowledge Debra picked up over the past 20 years. As a best selling author, Deb details the practices and lessons she has learned as a fighter or Primary-Progressive-Multiple-Sclerosis. In this, the first episode of Acts of Kindness, Deb walks us through topics such as locating your higher power, creating a watering well of hope, and using prayer to manifest change in your life. We are glad to have you join us today and hope you enjoy! Timecodes: 0:00 - Intro 0:30...
From Hopeful To Hopelessness...and Back
From Hopeful To Hopelessness...and Back
In this next episode of Acts of Kindness: Connecting Through Caring with Debra Lee Fader, we examine Debra's personal story of the emotional rollercoaster that is hope, through the lens of medical gaslighting. Debra was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis years ago, but not after fighting an uphill battle to be listened to and taken seriously. Join best selling author Debra Lee Fader as she teaches her lessons to hopefullness. As she will tell you, they are not only valuable to those who are dealing with illness, they relate to anyone who is dealing with radical change in their life. We...