SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS & TESTIMONIALS

AT&T

UofMemphis

Verizon

UofPhoenix

SIGNATURE TALKS (KEYNOTE SPEECHES)

Ideal for Resilience Talks, Business Schools, Academies, Non-profits, Faith-Based Institutions, Small-Medium Sized-Enterprises (SMEs), and Large-Scale Organizations

"Dr. K" conducted and developed numerous talks and trainings over the years, with the talks listed below being the most requested within the last decade. Within the last decade talks developed, a total of about 30-35 were created to be utilized within this decade to assist individuals and organizations pivoting due to the pandemic, based on excruciating personal and professional experiences.

**The discounted price for Keynote Talks booked through Dr. Tennin is $15,000.50 USD instead of the 

approximate $20,000 USD plus bureau booking fees when booked through a speaker's bureau.**

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Exclusive to Faith-Based organizations booking a 2-Day event. Min. 25 attendees at $329/each.

Pending
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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

OTHER TALKS 

Ideal for High Schools, Colleges & Universities, Non-profits, Small-Medium Sized-Enterprises (SMEs), and Large-Scale Organizations
**The discounted price for Other Talks (no matter the audience size) booked through Dr. Tennin is $8,750.50 USD instead of the approximate $10,000 USD plus bureau booking fees when booked through a speaker's bureau.**
**Please Note:** The maximum number of attendees allowed per training session is 35. If additional attendees will participate, another session fee must be remunerated. For example, if your organization has 48 participants, two corporate training session fees must be remunerated, but one full training can be held instead of two separate trainings.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

CORPORATE TRAININGS

Ideal for Small-Medium Sized-Enterprises (SMEs) and Large-Scale Organizations
**The discounted price for Corporate Trainings (no matter the audience size) booked through Dr. Tennin is $8,750.50 USD instead of the approximate $10,000 USD plus bureau booking fees when booked through a speaker's bureau.**
**Please Note:** The maximum number of attendees allowed per training session is 35. If additional attendees will participate, another session fee must be remunerated. For example, if your organization has 48 participants, two corporate training session fees must be remunerated, but one full training can be held instead of two separate trainings.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

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Speaker Booking Steps: (1) Booking form (tab), (2) pay 50% deposit payment, and (3) sign contract.

VIDEOS OF SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Select Videos of Speaking Engagements Completed Available Upon Professional Request

**Note: Video #4 is of the University of Phoenix, Memphis Campus (Dr. K) Invited Commencement Speaker: "Graduates, It's Time To Hit Your Stride!" Customized Speech

Video #5: University of Arizona Global Campus, Forbes School of Business & Technology, United States of America

PHOTOS OF SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Women & Adversity Keynote
Women & Adversity Keynote
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2021 International Women's Day
2021 International Women's Day
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Royal & Foreign Leaders Speakers
Royal & Foreign Leaders Speakers
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Women in Power Partnerships Keynote
Women in Power Partnerships Keynote
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Biodiversity Symposium (Egypt)
Biodiversity Symposium (Egypt)
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Dr. K is Wearing Red
Dr. K is Wearing Red
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Biodiversity Symposium (Morocco)
Biodiversity Symposium (Morocco)
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Biodiversity Symposium (Pakistan)
Biodiversity Symposium (Pakistan)
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Her Royal Highness Princess Dina Mired Keynote
Her Royal Highness Princess Dina Mired Keynote
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#IWD 2021 Brazil
#IWD 2021 Brazil
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#IWD 2021 Egypt
#IWD 2021 Egypt
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#IWD 2021 United Arab Emirates
#IWD 2021 United Arab Emirates
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Global Peace Training (UK)
Global Peace Training (UK)
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Thomas Knyvett College (UK): Careers in Business
Thomas Knyvett College (UK): Careers in Business
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Commencement: Chislehurst Girls School (UK)
Commencement: Chislehurst Girls School (UK)
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Space Investors Panel (USA)
Space Investors Panel (USA)
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Smart Cities Symposium
Smart Cities Symposium
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Korea, Indonesia, & Turkey Colleagues
Korea, Indonesia, & Turkey Colleagues
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The Role of Financial Institutions
The Role of Financial Institutions
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Funding Smart Cities Keynote
Funding Smart Cities Keynote
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PARTIAL LIST OF PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Select Videos of Speaking Engagements Completed Available Upon Professional Request

Speaking assignment interests are within the areas of seminars, conferences, corporate, event/host, symposiums, commencementes, workshops, business, schools, panels, doctoral colloquium, health fairs, and summits. Past event photographs will only be shared with potential contractual parties.  A partial list of past speaking enagements include:

For corporate trainings between 1997-2014, see Corporate Training Resume ("clients tab" of this website)

  • ICESCO Organization Virtual International Seminar on"Resilient Sustainable, Clean Water, and Smart Cities", Rabat, Morocco, Africa, June 3-4, 2021, vitual guest speaker, "Action Plan Preparation for Sustainable & Smart Cities Transformation: Developing National Policies", 1.5-3 hour session, 10-15 minute talk, PowerPoint presentation.

  • ICESCO Organization Virtual International Seminar on"Resilient Sustainable, Clean Water, and Smart Cities", Rabat, Morocco, Africa, June 3-4, 2021, vitual guest speaker, "Action Plan Preparation for Sustainable & Smart Cities Transformation: Access to Financial Resources for Smart Cities", 1.5-3 hour session, 10-15 minute talk, PowerPoint presentation.

  • Chislehurst School for Girls, Kent, United Kingdom, May 24, 2021, virtual, keynote speaker, "AIM HIGH: The Zigzag Life - Marathon Runners vs. Sprinters", preparing graduating girls to enter college, an apprenticeship/internship, gap year, or the workforce next, 1 hour session, 30 minute speech, audience 160 graduates plus faculty/teachers.

  • ICESCO Organization Virtual International Symposium on"Green Initiatives, Plantation of Trees to Combat Climate Change and Reduce CO2 Emission: A Biodiversity Preservation Perspective", Rabat, Morocco, Africa, May 20, 2021, vitual guest speaker, "Preservation of Biodiversity in Africa: Current Threats, Tangible Strategies, and Green Job Creation for Young People and Women", 1.5-2 hour session, 10-15 minute talk, PowerPoint presentation, and introduction of the "Preservation of Biodiversity Model: Africa".

  • Amplifying Her Voice: Mother's Day Summit: Part 1 2021, Los Angeles, California, Space Angels Panel: Women Investing in Space for Humanity, May 13, 2021, virtual, guest speaker, panelist, appearance, "Investingin Space via Food and Technology (BioTech & FinTect): Using Space for Food Security to Mitigate Shortages of Resources Due to Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change Issues, and Now, Even Pandemics Like COVID-19", 2 hour session, 15 minute talk, audience 625 registrants.

  • World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF), Global Women Leader's Committee (GWLC) 2nd Quarter Meeting 2021, Istanbul, Turkey, May 18, 2021, virtual, boad of directors speaker, "Introducing the newly proposed Actiona plans for 2021" and "Presidents and Vice Presidents for the WBAF GWLC subcommittees", presented to conference delegates of several Executive Councils, Boards of Directors, Committees, High Commissions, Senators, International Partners, Presidents of Nations, and Business Executives, 2 hour session, 5-8 minute talks, potenital audience size 125 attendees.

  • World Leader Summit, Women’s League, International Women’s Day, March 9, 2021, virtual, keynote speaker, "How to Build A Business While Going Through Severe Crises", 2 hour session, 60 minute talk, audience 150 attendees.

 

  • University of Arizona Global Campus, Forbes School of Business & Technology, Center for Women’s Leadership, March 8, 2021, virtual, keynote speaker, "Resilience Stories & Strategies", 2 hour session, 60 minute talk, audience 150 attendees.

 

  • Chislehurst School for Girls, Kent, United Kingdom, March 15, 2021, virtual, keynote speaker, "Employability Skills, My Career Path, & What It Takes to Make It In COVID-19: AIM HIGH Virtual Gathering", preparing graduating girls to enter college or the workforce next, 1 hour session, 30 minute talk, audience 1 classroom of attendees.

 

  • World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF), General Assembly 2021, Istanbul, Turkey, February 14, 2021, virtual, guest speaker, "Introducing the newly proposed Board of Directors for the WBAF Global Women Leader’s committee", presented to conference delegates of several Executive Councils, Boards of Directors, Committees, High Commissions, Senators, International Partners, Presidents of Nations, and Business Executives, 3 hour session, 5-8 minute talk, audience 725 attendees.

 

  • Global Peace Institute (GPI) London, United Kingdom, Peace Educator Certification (PEC), affiliates in Singapore, the Middle East, and throughout Asia, February 13, 2021, virtual, keynote speaker, "Resilience in Case of Adversity or Violence: War, Familial Abuse, Domestic Violence, Terrorism, Riots, Extremism, & Other Adversities", a portion of the PEC certification program Dr. Kyla developed for GPI attendees to be certified in, 2 hour session, 30+ minute talk, audience 50 attendees.

 

  • Thomas Knyvett College, Ashford, Middlesex, United Kingdom, February 17, 2021, virtual, keynote speaker, "Careers Week: Developing Employable Skills – A Look Inside of Lady Mirage Global, Inc., our employees, and locations", 20 minute talk and power-point presentation, audience of the entire university and general public attendees.

 

  • SHEUnleashed Podcast & Video Series, Johannesburg, South Africa, January 21, 2021, virtual, keynote speaker, "Resilience: A Leadership Skill for All Seasons", 60 minute talk, audience 115 attendees.

  • ASEAN Youth Organization - AYO (ages 17-40) - Philippines Entrepreneurship Basiscs Series, December 2020, virtual, primary keynote speaker, "Entrepreneurship: Finding an Opportunity", 2 hour session, 60 minute talk, audience 1,300 attendees: Quezon City University, De La Salle University, members of Rotary Club of Alabang Madrigal Business Park, Rotaract Club of Alabang Madrigal Business Park, business leaders, non-profit executives, and AYO members throughout ASEAN countries regions; Media partners: Edge TV Philippines, TalkShop Asia Business Communities, ASEAN Youth Journal, ASEAN Network, Media/Beauty/Serial Entrepreneur and Mogul Shelly Lazaro, etc.

  • ASEAN Youth Organization - AYO (ages 17-40) - Philippines 18-Day campaign to end Violence Against Women and Children, November-Decembe 2020, virtual, keynote speaker, "How to Recognize the Signs of Domestic Violence in Relationships: Patterns of Behaviors Abusers Display and How to Overcome and Thrive in LIfe, DURING and After Abuse".

  • Corporate Counseling Associates, Inc. and VMLY&R Advertising Agency (WPP Group plc), May-June 2020, virtual, corporate trainer, keynote speaker consultation, “Resiliency: Bounce Back Stronger after COVID-19”.

  • Corporate Counseling Associates, Inc., and McCann Worldgroup Detroit/IPG, MRM/IPG (McCann Relationship Marketing:digital marketing agency), and Commonwealth (CW) Advertising Agencies, May-June 2020, virtual, corporate training consultation, “Stress Reduction Kit”.

  • LifeCare, Inc. and United States Department of Justice, May-June 2020, virtual, corporate training consultation, “Documents For Life: Estate Planning, Wills, etc.”

  • Optum (Health) and Flying Pilot J Travel Centers (Gas Stop & Convienence Stores), May-June 2020, virtual, corporate trainer, keynote speaker consultation, “Working with Difficult Customers/Employees”.

  • Optum (Health) and State of Ohio Medicaid Agency, May-June 2020, virtual, corporate trainer, keynote speaker consultation, “Best Practices for Working Remotely: COVID-19”.

  • Corporate Counseling Associates, Inc. (CCA) and GroupM Advertising Agency (WPP Group plc), May-June 2020, virtual, corporate trainer, keynote speaker, “Getting the Help You Need: Suicide Conversations & Prevention (COVID-19)”.

  • Anthem, AIM Specialty Health, and BlueCross BlueShield, April-May 2020, virtual, corporate trainer, keynote speaker, “Conquering Fear & Anxiety-COVID19”.

  • Anthem, AIM Specialty Health, and BlueCross BlueShield, April-May 2020, virtual, corporate trainer, keynote speaker, “Relaxation Techniques for the Workplace”.

  • Life Care, Inc. and State Street Bank, April-May 2020, virtual, corporate trainer, keynote speaker, “Professional Writing & Email Etiquette in the Workplace”.

  • Wisconsin Virtual Academy, January 7, 2020, McFarland, Wisconsin, virtual, keynote speaker on “Exploring Various Careers in the Business Field”, 45 minute session, audience 20 students, parents, school counselors, and video shared throughout the school.

  • Blakley HR with Vanessa Blakely, P.H.R., M.B.A., December 18, 2019, guest speaker on providing peer-feedback on resume writing tips: including volunteering, advisory board, clubs, and committees on resumes to secure careers or obtaining interviews, virtual recruiting systems and keywords, aligning the career objective section of a resume with the job advertisement, and power-point presentation skills, Human Resources and Consulting “Resume Writing Techniques to be seen in Virtual Recruitment”, 35 minute session; guest attendees Verizon Wireless Data Science Leadership Development Program.

  • Insight Academy of Arizona/Arizona Career Academy Program, December 13, 2019, Phoenix, Arizona, virtual, keynote speaker, Business and Marketing Management “Exploring the Field of Business: General Management and Marketing” topic, 1 hour session, audience 150-200.

  • Van Horn High School (Independence 30 School District), December 4, 2019, Independence, MO, virtual, keynote speaker on Introduction to Business, “Entrepreneurship/Business Revitalization Project” topic, 30 minute session, audience 25-30.

  • Paul V Moore High School (Central Square School District), November 26, 2019, Central Square, NY, virtual, keynote speaker, “Entrepreneurship-Finding an Opportunity” topic, 1 hour session, audience 12-15.

  • Truman High School (Independence 30 School District), November 21, Independence, MO, virtual, keynote speaker, “Effective Management/Leadership Practices, Styles, & Theories” topic, 1 hour session, audience 15-25.

  • Erskine Public Charter School (Cyber Academy of South Carolina), November 20, 2019, Columbia, SC, virtual, keynote speaker, “Career Personality Profiles – Marketing emphasis” topic, 1 hour session, audience 8-10.

  • World Overcomers Outreach Ministries Church, Spring 2016, Memphis, TN, guest speaker (license minister), “What is Salvation & The Significance of Water Baptism?”, audience 15-25.

  • World Overcomers Outreach Ministries Church, Fall 2016, Memphis, TN, guest speaker, “What is Salvation & The Significance of Water Baptism?”, audience 15-25.

  • University of Phoenix Campus Event, 2014, Cordova, TN, guest panelist for the Launch Your Business entrepreneur workshop and business panel on how to bring your ideas to life, tips on starting a business, networking with like-minded persons, creative methods to generate seed funding, business plans, and workplace outlook over the next few years, audience 50-75.

  • University of Phoenix Campus Event, 2014, Cordova, TN, Power Up: Mastering the Art of Smart Networking event, guest speaker for expert discussions on how to develop an effective networking strategy, seeking quality conversations over quantity of conversations, establishing and nurturing relationships that work for you personally and professionally, mastering the art of introductions and follow-through and a networking forum to connect with attendees, community leaders, alumni, staff, and faculty to begin building a network immediately, audience 50-75.

  • University of Phoenix Homecoming, 2014, Memphis, TN, Memphis Peabody, event host and recipient of the Spirit of Excellence glass award for volunteering and mentoring individuals and organizations, for free, in over 20 plus organizations since 1998/2000 on entrepreneurship, business, grant writing, career options, housing, teen parenting, and higher education options; audience of approximately 75-150 graduates and university leaders.

  • University of Phoenix Campus Event, 2014, Cordova, TN, event host for the Friends and Family Event for Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral programs and getting acquainted with the university and university life.

  • University of Phoenix Career Symposium, August 2013, Cordova, TN, panelist on job market outlook, first impressions, resume writing, unemployment statistics, Memphis job market and local statistics on unemployment according to Moody’s analysis and the City Job Report, top academic degrees and relatable employers in the Memphis region, and how to fine-tune a career path, audience 50-75.

  • University of Phoenix Commencement, July 20, 2013, Memphis, TN, keynote speaker for the alumni association, “Graduates it's Time to Hit Your Stride" speech, FedEx Forum sectioned seating for around 8,000 persons; https://youtu.be/XNt1rNqDEOs (audience captured); https://youtu.be/8L1cNoldmdY (Dr. Kyla speaking).

  • BRIDGES for Youth, Inc., a non-profit organization, 2012, Memphis, Tennessee, keynote speaker on “Following Your Dreams" topic, audience 50-100.

  • LaBelle Bethel Community Center Health Fair, 2011, Memphis, Tennessee, guest speaker for Community Voice and March of Dimes on health and infant mortality.

  • Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Health Conference, 2010, Memphis, TN, conference speaker on for Community Voice and March of Dimes on health, premature births, and infant mortality in the Memphis region, 2 hour event, audience 200-300.

  • New Hope Baptist Church Health Fair, 2010, Memphis, TN, booth speaker for Community Voice and March of Dimes on health, premature births, and infant mortality in the Memphis region, 2 hour speaker, audience 200-300.

  • Methodist South Hospital, 2010 Health Fair, Whitehaven, TN, booth speaker on health and health issues in communities, a Community Voice and March of Dimes booking, 2 hour speaker, audience 300-800.

  • University of Memphis Women’s Department, 2009, Memphis, TN, keynote speaker with power-point presentation on The Cycle of Domestic Violence and Signs of Abuse, a Community Voice initiative, for the Lay Health Advisor Booster Seminar, 2 hour event, 1 hour keynote, audience 50-75.

  • New Hope Baptist Church Health Fair, 2009, Memphis, TN, guest speaker on health and infant mortality, Memphis, Tennessee, 1-2 hour event.

  • The Loretta McNary Show; radio show, WLRM 1380AM, September 2009, near Eads, TN; invited guest speaker on infant mortality and forthcoming community events to integrate fashion and health, 30 minute segment.

  • The Loretta McNary Show; radio show, WLRM 1380AM, August 2009, near Eads, TN; invited guest speaker on infant mortality, business and conducting expositions, and HIV/AIDS awareness community health, 30 minute segment.

  • The Loretta McNary Show; radio show, WLRM 1380AM, July 2009, phone interview; invited guest speaker on infant mortality and forthcoming community events to integrate fashion and health, 30 minute segment.

  • Methodist South Hospital, 2009 Whitehaven Community Health Day, Whitehaven, TN, booth speaker on health and health issues in communities, a Community Voice and March of Dimes booking, 2 hour speaker, audience 300-800.

  • WOOMC church iMAware 5K walk, Memphis, TN, guest speaker, cable channel 17 interview on infant mortality and health issues in the community; speaker for Community Voice, March of Dimes, and BRIDGES Youth Group (I.M.P.A.C.T.), audience 300-500.

  • Emotional and Physical Health and Healing: Healthy Eating, Exercise, Obesity, and Infant Mortality, 2009-2011, Memphis, TN, guest speaker on issues plaguing communities, a March of Dimes and Community Voice initiative.

  • BRIDGES for Youth (Public Service Announcements), 2009, Memphis, TN, guest speaker for Shelby county Tennessee and Memphis mayor AC Wharton.

  • University of Memphis Center for Research on Women: Infant Mortality and Women, 2009, Memphis, TN, discussion guest panelist, BRIDGES for Youth and the University of Memphis-Center for Research on Women.

TESTIMONIALS

“I just wanted to take this time to thank you for speaking with my students today.  I will share with them the resources you have provided and the recording will be share with the 1,000 students who did not attend. 

Therefore, the impact you made today was huge even if you may not be aware.  So thank you from the bottom of my heart and happy holidays”.

-Mr. E. D.,  Insight Academy of Arizona/

Arizona Career Academy Program, Glendale, Arizona.

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