Charisma Speaks

Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 24, 2015 @ 7:00pm

A Panel Discussion:  The Important of Writing Across Different Professions

Long Beach City College (LBCC)
4901 E. Carson Street
Long Beach, CA 90808

Charisma’s Role – Panelist/Speaker!

Join me for a panel discussion on the significance of writing in various careers, presented by the LBCC English Department’s Writing Culture Series.

This interactive event will feature working professionals such as myself, as we share the paths taken to get to our current careers while sharing how critical writing skills were in attaining our successes.

The event is FREE and open to the community!

Past Events

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 from 12:05pm-1:00pm

Toasters United (Toastmasters Meeting)

United Health Care
5757 Plaza Drive
Cypress, CA 90630

Charisma’s Role – Speaker!

Come on out and enjoy the entertaining impromptu and prepared speeches with the members of United Health Care.  No preparation is needed to participate in the meeting and light refreshments will be provided.  All visitors must check in at the security desk, so please contact Paula May if you’re interested in attending.

Saturday, March 28, 2015  from 1:00pm-3:00pm

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
41st Annual Convention

Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Avenue, Hall C
Anaheim, CA 92802

Charisma’s Role – Judge!

NSBE has long recognized public speaking as an integral component of professional success in the field of engineering, and will be hosting the inaugural Speak Your Fire Oratorical Competition at the 41st annual convention.

Members from across the country will be given the opportunity to express their thoughts on various topics pertaining to NSBE using the theme “Innovation & Excellence: Reimagining Your Future”.

Please visit their website at for more information and remember – you don’t need to be in the engineering field to attend this great event, so come on out and witness the brains and skills these young professionals have to showcase.

Resources listed for this event:


Saturday, September 21, 2014 from 12:00pm-3:00pm

My Sister My Friend Breast Cancer Support presents: Abundant Wellness & Pink Symposium

The Reef
880 S. Harbor Scenic Dr
Long Beach, CA 90802

Charisma’s Role – Fashion Show model!

6th annual event featuring a special panel of guest speakers including physicians and breast cancer advocates, live entertainment and food.

My Sister my Friend is a breast cancer support group providing the latest information on the disease, educational outreach and physician referral services (primarily) to women of color.


Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 6:00pm-:00pm

Orange County Fashion Showcase

I will be hosting a portion of this exciting event put on by the Orange County Fashion Showcase and Working Wardrobes.

Working Wardrobes Headquarters
3030 Pullman Street
Costa Mesa, CA

Charisma’s Role – Emcee!

A little about Working Wardrobes (“WW”):

WW is a non profit which aides men, women, and young adults with challenging backgrounds in confidently entering the workforce by providing wardrobe services, career training, and job placement assistance. Every year, Working Wardobes serves over 5,000 clients stemming from a wide variety of challenges, including welfare-to-work, alcohol & substance abuse, domestic violence, transitional homelessness, and catastrophic illness.

Monday, April 23, 2012 from 2:00pm-4:00pm

Public Speaking Tips: Succeeding One Talk at a Time
PRSSA Communications Week
California State University, Fullerton

California State University Fullerton
800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831

Charisma’s Role – Speaker!

Public Speaking event hosted by the Public Relations Student Society of America where I will be sharing my best tips on improving speaking and presentation skills such as:

 – How critical preparation and practice is for all speeches
– The importance of knowing your audience
– Properly using body language

This is a free event and will be held in the TSU room.  Details can be found by clicking here:

Public Speaking Event