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Leadership and Professional Development

Keynote Speaker, "The Situation Room"      
       Boston University School of Public Health Multicultural Graduation Reception (2020)

Speaker, "The Confidence Conundrum"

       TEDx Hilton Head (2019)

Keynote Speaker, "Making Waves in Educational Procurement"
        National Association for Education Procurement (2019)


Speaker, "Networking: Fruitful or Futile?"
       Community Investment Network 15th Annual Conference (2019)

Speaker, "Passion, Purpose and Prosperity: The Roadmap for Founders Navigating Entrepreneurship"
Black Wall Street Homecoming (2019)


Speaker, "Start with Your Core: Intention 101"       

       WellFest North Carolina (2019)

Keynote Speaker, “Leveraging Your Skills to Maximize Collaboration in the Workplace”

       EASTMAN Chemical Corporation (2019)


Keynote Speaker, “Where from Here? ENVISIONing a Better YOU”

       North Carolina Annual State Procurement Conference (2019)


Speaker, "Authenticity: Turn It Up"
        She LEADS Annual Conference, Wake Young Women's Leadership Academy (2019)


Panelist, "Lead(HER)ship: An inside look on the journey to leadership through the experiences of influential women of color.

       Teach for America (2019)

Speaker, "The 'I' in Leadership: Knowing Your Why"
        NC Minority and Women Business Enterprise Network Coordinators Annual Conference (2019)


Speaker, "Curiosity: Asking the Right Questions"
Twin Cities Women's Leadership Summit, National Association for Female Executives (2018)

Speaker, “Re(charge).”

       University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CUBE Social Innovation Kick-Off Workshop (2018)


Speaker, “Effective Networking”

       Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce Emerging Leaders Kick-off Event (2018)

Keynote Speaker, “Empowerment And Space: A Collaborative Networking Event”

       University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Spark, Duke University Bridge (2018)         

Speaker, "Networking Like A Champ"

        Young Nonprofit Professionals Network - Triangle (2017) 

Speaker, “Networking Boss: Tips for Building and Sustaining Fruitful Business Relationships”

        Emerge Women's Professional Series, YWCA Bristol


Speaker, "Magic Carpet: The Power of Personal Branding" 
        Lambda Omega Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Duke University,  (2017) 


Speaker, "S.L.A.Y. Your Vision"
        Shaw University Office of the President (2017)

Moderator, "Women Founders in STEM: Their Triumphs, Challenges and Opportunity Forecast"

        National Association of Women Business Owners-Raleigh (2017)

Speaker, "The Confidence Conundrum"

       Virginia Women's Conference (2016)


Featured Guest, "Ps and Qs: Making An Informed Decision about College"
        Every Black Event (2016)


Speaker, "Rocket Science? Public Health Leadership in the 21st Century"            

        Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health Student Leadership Institute (2015)

Featured Guest, "Networking Your Way to The Top"     

       The Breaking Free Show  (2015)  


Speaker, "Turn Off the GPS: A 'How-To' for Innovation and Entrepreneurship'"       

     NCCU School of Business Summer Youth Business Entrepreneurship Academy (2015)


Speaker, "Preparation and Opportunity"        

    National Association of Black Accountants-Charlotte Chapter Accounting Career Awareness Program (2015)


Keynote Speaker, “Oportunidade de Uma Vida"       

      Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai  (2015) 


Speaker, "The Creative Networking Experience"

      Minorities About Business and American Marketing Association,  Johnson & Wales University (2015)

Keynote Speaker, "Turn Off the GPS: A 'How-To' for Innovation and Entrepreneurship'"

       Pride Entrepreneur Education Program (PEEP) 6th Annual Mentoring Luncheon (2014)


Speaker, "Stand Tall"
       National Association of Black Accountants-Charlotte Chapter Fall Boot Camp (2014)

Speaker, "Effective Networking in the Workplace"

       PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (2014)

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Equity, Inclusion and Social Impact

Keynote Speaker, "State of Women of Color in STEM: Then and Now"

        Women of Color in STEM Symposium, North Carolina State University (2022)

Speaker, "Mind the Gap: Let’s Talk Innovation in COVID-19 Education,Engagement and Outreach"

         The Emergency Preparedness, Ethics and Equity Series,  UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health (2021)

Speaker, "Equity. It's Our Time"
         Unity through Differences Conference, Burke County Department of Health/NAACP (2021)

Speaker, "The 'I' in Equity"

        First Fridays Webinar Series, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health (2020)

Keynote Speaker, "Shifting Culture or Curtains"
       MPH@UNC, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health (2020)

Speaker, "Measure Twice, Execute Once: A Primer in Sustainability and Social Impact"       
       National Association for Housing Cooperatives 58th Annual Conference (2019)


Keynote Speaker, "One Mission, One Mile: Innovation in Inclusion and Diversity"

        American School Health Association Annual Conference (2019)

Keynote Speaker, “Health Equity: Leveraging Your Expertise to Impact Communities”

      American Heart Association HBCU Scholar PEER Diversity Symposium (2019)        

Speaker, "To the Ropes: ENVISIONing Leadership in the Fight Against Poverty"        

        Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies Annual Conference (2018)

Speaker, "Call-to-Action"

        Re-Imagining Black Girls & Women's Health, Towson University (2018)

Speaker, "ENVISION: H.E.A.R.T.S."       

        4th AnnualTriangle Power To End Stroke Jazz Brunch, American Heart Association, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate (2017)

Keynote Speaker, "Illusion of Inclusion: Exploring Sexual Health in the 21st Century"       

        North Carolina Sexual Health Conference (2016)

Plenary Speaker, "C.L.A.S. is in Session: Implementing the National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services ( CLAS ) Standards"      

        North Carolina Health Professions Diversity Conference (2015)


Guest Speaker, “Program Evaluation 101”
         Charlotte End-of-the-Week Rotary, Rotary International (2014)

Guest Lecturer, “Global Public Health Research", Undergraduate Global Health Course (PHS 302)        

         Elon University (2014)

Guest Lecturer, “What’s In A Story?” Undergraduate Research Methods Course (PHS 202) 
       Elon University (2014)


Guest Lecturer, “Program Evaluation: Theory to Practice” Undergraduate Research Seminar (NSC 319)
          Johnson C. Smith University (2014)


Guest Lecturer, “Theory and Evaluation"         

          Elon University (2014)

Guest Lecturer, “Using the Intervention Mapping Approach to Develop an Intervention to Increase Rural Minority Participation in Clinical Trials” Graduate Capstone Course (HBHE 992)

        University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  (2011)

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