Speaking Engagements

February 10, 2022 (planned) - Mainline Genealogy Club - "African American Genealogy Basics Illustrated"

October 23, 2021 (planned) - Family Quest Society of Philadelphia - "Using Excel Spreadsheets for Genealogy Research"

October 15, 2021 2021 Afro American Historical & Genealogical Society Virtual Conference - "Syncing Your Online Family Tree To Your Computer"

October 11, 2021 Abington Free Library - "Finding Lost Ancestors - African American Genealogy"

June 10, 2021 - WITF TV - "Toward Racial Justice - Tracing Family History" Panel Discussion

February 26, 2021 - U.S. Department of Labor, Philadelphia Region Executive Committee - "Genealogy 101 - Searching for African American Family"


February 20, 2021 - Family Quest Society of Philadelphia: "African-Americans & The DAR/SAR"


February 12, 2021 (previously recorded) – Discover Your Pennsylvania Ancestors Podcast, “Researching African Americans in Pennsylvania”

December 17, 2020 - Philly Cam TV Genealogy QuickStart, Genealogy Games

October 15, 2020 – Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) Annual Conference: “Using Computer-Based Genealogy Programs”

July 30, 2020 - Philly Cam TV Genealogy QuickStart, GQS LIVE: Under-used Records for Genealogy

July 21, 2020 – Echo Lake Independent Living at Atwater in Malvern PA: “African American Genealogy”

June 29, 2020 – The Delaware Conference Ministers’ Spouses, Widows and Widowers Organization (MSWAWO) of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. “African American Genealogy”

June 27, 2020 – Family Quest Society of Philadelphia: “Sons of the American Revolution – Black Patriot Descendant Application”

March 10, 2020 – "African American Genealogy Challenges". Ann’s Choice Genealogy Club

February 26, 2020 -  Philadelphia Free Library – Parkway Central Library: "African American Genealogy"

February 13, 2020 – Philadelphia Free Library – Haddington Library: "African American Genealogy"

January 10, 2020 – WURD Radio, Tiffany Bacon "The Source” Show

January 4, 2020 – African American Genealogy Group States Group: "Using FamilySearch.org"

October 26, 2019 - Monmouth County Genealogical Society: "African American Research" & "Using Family Tree Maker"

August 13, 2019 - Central Jersey Genealogy Club: "Security & Privacy Considerations in Genealogy and DNA Websites"

June 1, 2019 - Bucks County Genealogical Society: "African American Genealogy"

May 20, 2019 - Science and Art Club of Germantown Annual Meeting: "Genealogy and Family History - Both Art & Science"

May 15, 2019 - Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Finding Your Roots: Screening and Genealogy Discussion (panelist)

May 14, 2019 - African American Genealogy Group: "Using Ancestry.com", Pinn Memorial Baptist Church

March 23, 2019 - Family Quest Society of Philadelphia: "Using Ancestry.com", Northwest Campus of Community College of Philadelphia


February 7, 2019 - Historical Society of Pennsylvania: "Unbury Their Songs: Finding Your African American Ancestors" (presenting with AAGG President Adrienne Whaley)

February 6, 2019 (6 ABC TV interview by Maggie Kent):  "Reconnecting with the past through modern technology"


January 8, 2019 - African American Genealogy Group Monthly Meeting: "Getting Technical: Using Tech Tools in Your Research & Reporting"

October 11-13, 2018 - Afro American Historical & Genealogical Society Annual Conference, Valley Forge, PA: "Genealogy Site Security Considerations", and "Using Computer-based Genealogy Programs"

June 2, 2018 - Bucks County Genealogical Society: "Using Computer-based Genealogy Programs"

September 15, 2017: Philly  Cam WPPM 106.5 FM, Derwoord Shelby Show

September 9, 2017: African American Museum of Philadelphia Family Fun Day, "Capturing Your Legacy" representing the African American Genealogy Group

August 2, 2017: Historical Society of Pennsylvania Researching Family in Pennsylvania Workshop, "Researching African Americans in Pennsylvania"

July 22, 2017 (interview): Cornstarch Podcast: "Men at Play" Episode

September 6, 2017: Philly Cam TV Genealogy QuickStart, Episode 06: "Ethnic Genealogy"

February 8, 2017: Wilma Theater "Having Our Say" Delany Sisters Play, post-show panel discussion with other African American Genealogy Group representatives

August 3, 2016: Historical Society of Pennsylvania Researching Family In Pennsylvania Workshop: "Researching African Americans in Pennsylvania"

June 2016 (article): Included in Urban News Service syndicated article - "Finding Kunta: Black Entrepreneurs Connect the Dots After Roots "

August 29, 2014: WURD 900 AM, Stephanie Renee Mid-morning Mojo Show, Free Library of Philadelphia

June 15, 2014: Girlfriend Connect, Salem Baptist Church of Jenkintown, "Pieces of Me"

September-October 2013: Inglis House, MS Evening Program 6 week "Introduction to Genealogy"

June 19, 2013: University of Pennsylvania Alumni Education Office Hours Series (webinar), "African American Genealogy 101"

February 2013: University of Pennsylvania Black Alumni Society, "African American Genealogy Research 101"

November 13, 2012: African American Genealogy Group, “Genealogy Basics & Case Study: Bishop Alexander W. Wayman, A.M.E. Church.”


October 27, 2012: The Genealogy Event, Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City - “Introduction to African-American Genealogy Research” and “Online Sites for African-American Genealogy Research”

February 2011: Jack & Jill of America - Chester County Chapter, "African American Genealogy"

January 23, 2010: Jack & Jill of America - Chester County & Bucks County Chapters, "Discovering Our Heritage: African-American Genealogy", African American Museum of Philadelphia

Vanguard Institutional Division Diversity Series