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A special thank you to the Wyandanch Public Library Board of Trustees, Program Coordinator and community members (Nancy Holliday, President, Erskine Trotman, VP, Judith Graham-Guerrier, Trustee, Ghenya B. Grant, Esq., Trustee, Stephanie Williams, Trustee and Fredesha Motley, Program Coordinator), for hosting me and two of my children Zorana and Deon at their January 20, 2013 Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. celebration.

Published Articles and Speaking Engagements

  • 1991 - Alumni speaker at the Richmond Opportunity/Occupational I.C. (look up).

  • 1994 Alumni speaker for Farmingdale University L.I.E.O.C. Program.

  • 1994-1996 - Twice guest lecturer at Hofstra University, Hempstead/Uniondale, New York.

  • 1994-1996 - Twice guest lecturer for the African American Studies Class at St. John's University.

  • 2002 - Honorable mention in the Huntington Newspaper, after participating in "A Gathering of Women at Custer's Institute,"
  • - Published in OMogeneiA, a Greek Bimonthly Newspaper, by Mr. Nicholas Notaridid.  At the death of my friend Andreas Zisimos Konstantatos. 

  • October 29, 2006 Annual Women's Day Keynote speaker at St. Peters Lutheran Church, Springfield Gardens, New York, Rev. Joy P. Clarke, Pastor.

  • June 21, 2006, - Speaker at Roosevelt Middle School's Moving Up Ceremony. 

  • 2006 - Speaker of the Roosevelt Jr./Sr. High School Night School Graduating Class.

  • 2007, 2008 (twice) and 2/25/2009 Guest Lecturer at Winthrop University Hospital.  Dr. Burke Cunha, Chief of Infectious Diseases Arts and Humanities Program.

  • 2009 - Letter of response to an article published in the August edition of Ebony Magazine, on "The Real Michelle Obama, was published in their November edition. 

  • 2009 - Presented at the Roosevelt Public Libraries second African-American National Read-In Program in February. 

  •  2011 - Presented "The Color of Hope" to Anna Kril, President, Eartha Washington, V. P. of Shareing & Careing and Donna Hanover, former 1st lady of the City of NY, in November 2011. 

  • 2012- Keynote Speaker for the Key Women of America, Inc., Lakeview Branch, 43rd. Annual Scholarship Awards Luncheon.  Theme:  It's a family affair.  "Strengthening Families for a stronger community". 
  • 2012 - Presented at the Roosevelt Public Libraries Celebration of their new auditorium 10/12.

  • 2013 - Keynote Speaker at Wyandanch Public Library Dr. Martin L. King, Jr., 1/13 celebration.
From 1996 through 2013, she presents at events and funerals in Nassau, Queens and Suffolk Counties.  Writing for dignitaries and children alike, she lends a helping hand wherever she is can.