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Be the Light is available for workshop facilitation, speaking engagements, podcast appearances, and presentations about a variety of topics including Women's Empowerment, destigmatizing mental illness, and justice/equity/diversity/inclusion. Contact us to learn more!

​Past Trainings and Workshops:

Improving Cultural Competence for Behavioral Health Professionals

​A Trauma-Informed Approach to Racial Trauma and Race-Based Traumatic Stress

​Racial/Cultural Concerns as a Mental Health Student/ Professional

​From Fairytales to Facelifts: Learning to Love the Image in the Mirror Inside and Out (Women's Workshop)


​You Deserve! Women's Wellness Workshop













Past Speaking Engagements:

​How to Heal: Sexual Assault Awareness (ION Center and Black Women Cultivating Change)

​Ladies Night: Black Women and Mental Health (Black Mental Wellness Virtual Conference, Overcoming: The State of Black Healing)


​You are Enough! - Women and Mental Health (All Women Rock: A Celebration)


Youth and Mental Health - (Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio Urban Champions I Am More than What You See Back 2 School Bash)


​#FightTheStigma - Youth and Mental Health (Urban League Youth Summit and Guiding Light Mentoring I AM ME Youth Summit)

​Mental Health Q&A for BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

Youth and Mental Health (Dreamchasers Academy/Xcellence Ignited)

Trauma and Anger Management ( Project E.P.I.C. + Guiding Light Mentoring)

Power of You Women's Empowerment Brunch (Dr. Corinn, LLC/The Empowerment Foundation)

Self-Care Women's Wellness Workshop (She is Me, LLC)

Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence 2023 Annual Conference: From Advocacy to Activism 

Past Media and Podcast Appearances:

The Labors of Love Podcast, Episode 97: Authenticity as Self-Care by The Labors of Love Podcast (

Cost 2 Boss Podcast, E10: Mental Health Check-in with Rachael Dubose (

In the Zone Podcast, Why do you think black men struggle with mental health more than any other group? Ep 5.1 - YouTube

NPR Cincinnati Edition, Evanston forum examines gun violence trauma and prevention | WVXUXU

 I.H.U- I HEAR YOU! WAIF88.3 FM CINCINNATI, Understanding Mental Health in Our City/Community (3rd Wednesdays Monthly)

Sound Bowl Meditation:

Michelle Williams

Awakening Vibrations LLC

Wellness Kit:

Kara Michelle Pierson

Lilac & Indigo

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