Future Speaking Engagements

November 16, 2023: Primary Care Association: Health Equity in Policy and Programming: Decoupling Implicit Bias at the Structural Level

August 4, 2023, Maven Project/ Direct Relief: Recognizing and Reducing Implicit Bias

July 16, 2023, Primary Care Association: Pediatric Health Equity Solutions

June 2023 Coming to the Table National Gathering

June 2023, GlobalMinded

Recent Speaking engagements

April 12-15, 2023. White Privilege Conference, Mesa, AZ Utilizing Racial Healing Circles to Promote Belonging, Equity, and Inclusion

April 12-15, 2023, White Privilege Conference Mesa, AZ Opposing White Privilege Requires Confronting Your Implicit Bias

March 1- April 5, Let’s Talk Race High School Six Week Cohort using Circle Process

March 28,2023 Sacramento State University Spring Symposium: Using Circle Process to Foster Belonging in Conversations About Race with Gretchen Jung, Sacramento, CA

February 25, 2023, Take Your Seat Board Readiness Program: The Inclusive Board: Building Trust Across Differences

December 7, 2022, Bucks Institute: Longevity Summit: The Future of Medicine; Eliminating the Diseases of Aging: Black Women Health Disparities with Yvonne Dotson, RN, Novato, CA

December 5, 2022 Webinar: Becoming a Culturally Competent Writer with Julie Artz , Book Coach

November 10 SIETAR USA 2022 Annual Conference Recognizing and Reducing Implicit Bias for Intercultural Professionals, Omaha, NE

November 8 SIETAR USA 2022 Annual Conference Racial Healing Circles, Omaha, NE

September 30, 2022, Cross-Cultural Communication California Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists Anaheim, CA

August 13, 2022, HippoCamp2022: Conference for Non-Fiction Writers Recognizing and Reducing Implicit Bias in Your Writing

July 19, 2022, COVID-19 Panel The Black Health Agenda, Sacramento, CA

July 17, 2022, Job Shadow: Pediatrics for Yes 2 Kollege, Mentoring Health Professions Mentor Program Sacramento CA

July 14, 2022, Combating Implicit Bias at the Board Level, The Take Your Seat Company Retreat, Vero Beach, FL

June 24, 2022 : Using Circles to Support Brave Conversations in Diversity and Inclusion Global MindEd Conference Denver, CO

June 23, 2022 Panel Leader: What is Health Equity? Why Does it Matter? : Definition, Metrics, and Value Proposition, Global MindEd Conference, Denver, CO

February 28, 2022, Health Equity Panel: The Long Tail of COVID: Impact On Health, Livelihood, and Wellness for African Americans with GlobalmindED

February 7, 2022, Black History Month Event Recognizing and Reducing Implicit Bias, Los Angeles County Board of Trustees

January 13, 2022: Cross-Cultural Communication for Cell Signaling Technologies, Inc Virtual Training Danvers, MA

December 3, 2021: Virtual Webinar: Recognizing and Reducing Implicit Bias in Intentional Communities, Foundation for Intentional Community, https://www.ic.org/

October 20, 2021: Keynote: A Call For Belonging, Neighbor Care Health, Seattle, WA.

October 9 ,2021: Virtual Master Workshop: Racial Healing Circles at Society Intercultural Education, Teaching, and Research National Conference, Omaha, NE

September 30, 2021: Recognizing and Reducing Implicit Bias for California State Diabetes Virtual Conference

July 26,2021: Job Shadow: Pediatrics for Yes 2 Kollege, Mentoring Health Professions Mentor Program Sacramento CA

June 26, 2021: Recognizing and Reducing Implicit Bias Session at the Coming to the Table Virtual National Gathering

June 22, 2021: Emotional Intelligence and Diversity in the Board Room. Lunch with the Luminary at Take Your Seat, a company promoting Board Success

June 4, 2021: Recognizing and Reducing Implicit Bias in a Co-Housing Community Washington Commons Co-Housing Sacramento, CA

May 22, 2021: Panelist for the Festival of Knowledge with the African American Museum and Library of Oakland, CA

May 21,2021: Utilizing Racial Healing Circles for Race Amity and Racial Healing Circle Roundtable for virtual National Race Amity Conference

May 7,2021: What is Cultural Competence? for Washington Commons Co-Housing Community Sacramento, CA

May 2, 2021: Panelist : Implicit Bias in Healthcare California Northstate University Student Group

April 8, 2021: Reducing Implicit Bias in Health Care: Moving Toward Equal Treatment Northern Vermont Area Health Education Center ( AHEC)

March 6, 2021: Panelist on “Total Health Panel” for Kaiser African American Professional Association 7th Annual Women’s Conference.

March 5, 2021: What is Diversity? for Washington Commons Co-Housing Community Sacramento, CA

February 11, 2021: Tapping into Humanity: Cultural Humility and Implicit Bias. University of Alabama Vital Program School of Social Work

February 7, 2021: Antiracism and Racial Healing in Healthcare. Alpha Epsilon Delta Society at the University of Colorado, Boulder

December 2, 2020: Virtual Plenary: Implicit Bias. The Bias of First Impressions. Pennsylvania Psychostimulant Symposium. Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs

November 7, 2020: Virtual Fireside Chat: Anti-Racism in Pediatrics. A group of Pediatricians in California

October 15, 2020: Virtual Keynote : Recognizing and Reducing Implicit Bias: Leadership Development Institute at Southeastern Health, Lumberton, NC

August 12,2020, Virtual Keynote DaVita Healthcare Regional Conference: Recognizing and Reducing Implicit Bias

May 14, 2020: Panelist: Covid-19: Addressing Health Disparities in the African American Community: UC Davis Health Office for Health Equity Diversity and Inclusion

May 8, 2020: Virtual Presentation: Healing Humanity- Decreasing Implicit Bias During the Pandemic. California Northstate University

April 30,2020: Virtual Panelist: The EmPower Hour: Covid -19 & US. Adding the Pediatric perspective. Organized as National panel from representative from Morehouse College

April 23, 2020: Facebook video: The Sac Cultural Hub: Tea Time with Pleshette Robertson. Covid19 and the African American Community of Sacramento

April 8, 2020: Virtual Ethnic Media Services: Covid 19 Briefing : Panelist : Interpreting the data of disparity of death amongst people of color during the pandemic.

January 25, 2020 : Workshop for Racial Healing, St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, El Dorado Hills, CA

TBD : Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association’s annual Women’s Conference Speaker and Panelist: Post-poned

November 2, 2019: Society for Intercultural Education, Training, and Research (SIETAR) USA conference, Atlanta, GA: Workshop to : Promote Courageous Conversations about Race in a community or workplace using a Racial Healing Circle

November 1, 2019: SIETAR: “NedTalk”: Strategies for Recognizing and Reducing Unconscious Bias

August 24, 2019: Co-facilitating Workshop Systemic Racism on Elk Grove, CA

July 20, 2019: Co-facilitating Workshop on Personal Racism, Elk Grove, CA

June 9, 2019: Representing “Coming to the Table”; facilitated a Courageous Conversation supporting Racial Healing following the film screenings “Long Time Coming: A 1955 Baseball Story at the Vero Beach Wine and Film Festival in Vero Beach, FL.

May 3, 2019: 9th Annual Black Physician’s Forum: UC Davis, CA Medical School: Panelist on Implicit Bias in Healthcare

April 16, 2019: The Forum on Workplace Inclusion, Minneapolis, MN: The Toxicity of Patient Bias: Fostering Inclusion When Patients Don’t Share Our Values

March 4, 2019: California Northstate University Diversity and Inclusion Committee: Strategies for Developing a Culturally Competent Mindset in Healthcare

January 17, 2019: Rockin 50+ Community Seminar Series, Elk Grove: Rockin’ Your Doctor Visit in 2019

November 6, 2018: Gifted and Talented Program, Denver Public Schools: Recognizing and Eliminating Implicit Bias in the Classroom ( Head, Heart, and Feet)

October 11, 2018: Emeryville Public Schools: Recognizing and Eliminating Implicit Bias in the Classroom