- In Honor of Black History Month, 2018
First United Methodist Church of Pasadena, CA (February 2018)
- Harm and Creating Safe Harbors
First United Methodist Church of Pasadena, CA (October 29, 2017)
- End Game: Winning with Diversity, Closing Keynote Speaker
SHRM Legislative Conference, Springfield, IL (April 26, 2017)
- Under Pressure: More Than Just Physical, Presenter
First United Methodist Church of Pasadena, CA (October 30, 2016)
- Toward Making One Coat of Many Colors: Celebrating Black History Month in 2010
The Alhambra Retirement Community,
a Front Porch property (February 2010)
At the request of the Executive Director and the Chaplain of The Alhambra Retirement Community, I delivered weekend Black History snippets during the evening meals as well as during the Sunday worship service. These activities culminated in being asked to deliver the Black History Month sermon on February 28.
- Webinar: Sourcing Women for Executive Positions
ZoomInfo.com (June 21, 2007)
Although there's been enormous progress in changing the look of executive corporate America, the presence of women in that status is still painfully low in representation. This webinar offered recruiters some new ways to identify potentially qualified and qualified women for upper management and executive positions.
- Sermon in song for Harvest Time
Daughters of Ruth Women's Day Celebration
Harvest Time Fellowship Church (circa September 2005)
Relating to having hope in the face of adversity, the sermon consisted of giving an overview of the story of Ruth and Naomi followed by an introduction to the song, "Always Tomorrow." There was a spoken transitional that provided more of the story followed by the conclusion and the song, "How Great Thou Art."
- Researching Corporate Legal Departments, Presenter
CSULA Paralegal Club, CSULA Paralegal Program (May 4, 2004)
A discussion of the tools useful in how to research and get hired into a corporate Legal Department. The hour-long presentation also covered which legal newspapers are available, how to research businesses and law firms, and other strategies for getting hired.
Third Annual Paralegal Job Fair
CSULA Paralegal Program (2003)
- Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate
Center for the Pacific Asian Family (2004)
- Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Legal Advocate
Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women,
now known as Peace Over Violence (2004)
Trained as legal advocate on behalf of women who have suffered from domestic abuse. Served as adviser for development of a presentation to residents of Union Station Homeless Shelter (Pasadena) about sexual assault. According to one case manager, this was the best attended and best received of presentations to the population to that date.
- California Accredited Consultant
California Staffing Professionals (2000)
- Adult Literacy Tutor
San Francisco Public Library (1992)
Working with adult learners on reading, comprehension, and writing skills; basic math; dealing with various forms of learning challenges.
Conciliation Forums of Oakland (1992-1996)
Intake screener, mediator, and facilitator. Focused on working with two other mediator panelists, our goal was coming to an agreeable resolution of sometimes very difficult situations. Achieved a 98% resolution success rate.