Previous Speaking Engagements


National PowerNetworking Conference
FraserNet with George Fraser
August 2021

Omaha Public Power District
Entrepreneurship and Community Revitalization
February 2021

ConAgra Brands
Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
February 2021


Obama Foundation Global Network
Leadership Panel hosted by Valerie Jarrett
June 2020

Intercity Virtual Visit
Tulsa, Oklahoma Regional Chamber
Business and Community Leaders
Entrepreneurship and


Charles Hamilton Houston Institute
Madison, Wisconsin
August 2019

Black Business Conference
QC Empowerment Network
February 2019

MBK Rising
Obama Foundation
Oakland, CA
February 2019


University of Nebraska
Medical Center and
Nebraska Medicine

Blues Cross Blue Shield
Keynote and Panelist: February 2018

Newark as a Model City Symposium
National Panelist: April 3-4, 2018


Nebraska Families Collaborative
Keynote February 2017

St. Ambrose University
Freeman-Pollard Scholarship
Keynote April 2017

Omaha Public Schools
Principals/Administrators May 2017
Keynote Speaker

National Neighborhood USA
Emcee/Guest Speaker May 2017

Bank of the West
Keynote Speaker June 2017

North Omaha Area Health
Keynote Speaker August 2017

OPS – Educator’s Week
Keynote Speaker September 2017


PowerNetworking Conference
FraserNet May 2016


Keynote: The University of Nebraska at Lincoln
January 2015

Mutual of Omaha – Keynote Speaker
February 2015

Crime Stoppers Board
April 2015


Keynote: National Neighborhood – USA
Oregon May 2014

Rotary – (Scott Conference Center)
June 2014

PowerNetworking Conference
FraserNet June 2014

African-American Leadership Conference
September 2014

Keynote:  Davenport NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet
September 2014

Keynote: Justice Summit
Des Moines October 2014

Keynote: National Neighborhood Conference-UNUSA
October 2014


King Elementary School
Black History Presentation February 2013

Wilson Focus School
Black History Presentation February 2013

Federal Building
Black History Presentation February 2013

Advanced Leadership
Harvard University April 2013

George Fraser
PowerNetworking Conference June 2013

NAREB – National Conference
August 2013


UNO Culture Walk
Keynote & Panel

Midlands Mentoring Partnership
Speaker January 2012

NIFA Annual Conference
Keynote Speaker January 2012

Inextricably Bound
Creighton University March 2012

St. Ambrose University
Keynote March 2012

OPS Superintendent Search March 2012

Community Development Award
Keynote Speaker April 2012

U.S. Congressional Candidates April 2012

Citizens Academy
Omaha Police Department April 2012

Creighton University April 2012
Violence Trends and Solutions

HungerFree Heartland April 2012
Adopt-A-Block and Rebuilding the Village

The University of Nebraska at Omaha
Gandhi Symposium and Award May 2012

Omaha North High School
Graduation June 2012

Hunger-Free Heartland
September 2012

Citizens Academy
Omaha Police Department November 2012


Omaha Creighton Prep
MLK, Jr. – Keynote 2011

Woodmen of the World
Black History – Keynote 2011

Union Pacific – National Conference
Keynote Speaker August 2011

B’nai Birth Fall 2011


Nebraska Investment Finance Authority
Keynote Speaker 2010

Union Pacific
Black History Speaker 2010

FBI Nebraska Office
Black History Keynote Speaker 2010

Social Impact Conference
Speaker 2010


Omaha Public Schools
Education Week – Keynote 2009

United Way
Speaker 2009


Heartland Latino Leadership Conference 2008

Building Bright Futures
Annual Community Meeting 2008


Omaha Public Schools
Teacher Orientation 2006