For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When Rainbow is Enuf
Lady in Red
Performed: Laney & Merit College, Peralta TV, and the Hyatt Hotel, Oakland
Guest Storyteller New York Public Schools
Performed Storytelling and gave workshops for middle and high school audiences on various themes.
Featured Storyteller Month San Francisco Public Library
Featured Storyteller for Black History month and Women’s
Storyteller/Coordinator National Black Storytellers Conference, Oakland
Coordinated performances of National Storytellers
Conjure Tales Oakland Ensemble Theatre
Co-wrote and performed the performance piece Conjure Tales
Guest Storyteller/Lecturer Black History Month
Skyline Community College, Laney CommunityCollege, Ohlone Community College and San Jose State University
Imani Baptist Church Speaker, Program Director
Keynote Speaker, Imani Baptist Church Rites of Passage Program Developer/Mistress of Ceremonies, Storyteller
Keynote Speaker for University of California Berkeley
Women’s Studies Department Graduation, Women’s Studies Department
Performed “Tell yo Story” to highlight theme for the
Negro Professional Women’s Conference of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club
Speaker, Storyteller Oakland Black Adoption Agency
Performed “Throw Your Nickel in the Pot”
Imani Baptist Church 5th Anniversary
Featured Speaker Topic “The Legend of Imani”
Oakland Ensemble Theater, Alice Arts Theatre, Prospect Joseph West Oakland
“Grave Yard Love” Two Woman, Tag team Storytelling performances
Diablo Valley College
Featured Storyteller for Tellabration Storytelling concert
Imani Baptist Church An Evening with Dunbar And friends
Representative Storyteller sponsored by The Oakland Unified School District and the World Affairs Council to study Kabuki Theater and Shadow Puppets as well as do storytelling performances for schools and civic organizations.
Conducted a workshop titled “Storytelling and Librarians” at the International School Librarians Conference in Lisbon Portugal 2006.
Studied the “Corridas” of Flamenco dancing in Madrid Spain, sponsored by Fund for Teachers.
Attended and performed at The Festival at the Edge Storytelling Festival held in Shropshire England, sponsored by fund for teachers.
B.A. English, Cornell University
Certificate in Storytelling, Legon University, Accra Ghana
MLS. Library Science Concentration
Storytelling Columbia University