© 2020 by Janice Ferebee, MSW

SPEAKING   ENGAGEMENTS

 "She brilliantly mixes her street-knowledge with her wit to successfully empower, educate and inspire!"

-- Audience Participant at University of Pennsylvania*Dean’s Dinner, -Scholar’s Weekend

 Passionate Storyteller/Griot

As a Docent at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture, Janice can be found interpreting the contents of this historic museum on a regular basis (Started 1/2016 * she says she will be there until age 99+)

2020

January 16, 2020

41st Annual Citywide MLK Tribute Dinner

Keynote Speaker

Mott Community College
Flint, MI

2019

December 24, 2019

​SoundBalming with LaMarr D. Shields

Podcast Guest

"Navigating the Holidays When Loved Ones Are Gone"

Washington, DC

October 25, 2019

​National Docent Symposium 2019

Workshop Presenter

"Interpreting Touch Topics with Dignity"
Washington, DC

October 20, 2019

​I AM MORE THAN MY HAIR

(Award-Winning Documentary)

Participant & Panelist

Premiere Film Screening
Silver Spring, MD

 

August 31, 2019

​Young Women's Political Mobilization Brunch

Panelist

IGNITE
Washington, DC

 

JUNE 1, 2019

​3rd Annual "We The Girls" Conference

Workshop Presenter

DCPS * REIGN Initiative for Girls of Color
Washington, DC

March 20, 2019

​Pro Voice/Pro Voz

Featured Guest

Hosted by

Ambassador Sujay Johnson Cook
Washington, DC

FEBRUARY 28, 2019

​"We The Girls" Leadership Series

Workshop Presenter

DCPS * REIGN Initiative for Girls of Color
Washington, DC

January 20, 2019

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion Pre-Performance: Lecture (2:30 - 3:30 PM)

25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!

“Celebrating Step Afrika! & the Election of Nelson Mandela”

Music Center at Strathmore
Rockville, MD

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2018

OCTOBER 11, 2018

​"We The Girls" Leadership Series

Workshop Presenter

DCPS * REIGN Initiative for Girls of Color
Washington, DC

JUNE 2, 2018

​2nd Annual "We The Girls" Conference

Workshop Presenter

DCPS * REIGN Initiative for Girls of Color
Washington, DC

MAY 20, 2018

Pink Diamonds & Purple Pearls Cotillion Ball

Mistress of Ceremonies

GOTM * Girls On The Move
Upper Marlboro, MD

APRIL 28, 2018

3rd Annual Fundraiser Luncheon

Keynote Speaker

ECLN * Empowering Community Leaders Network
Frederick, MD

MARCH 29, 2018

"Social Work Month" Program

Keynote Speaker

North Carolina Central University
Durham, NC

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2017

​December 9, 2017

Historical Marker Unveiling Ceremony * Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Honoring the 10th International President of AKA (My Great-Aunt)

Keynote Speaker

New Central Baptist Church
Norfolk, VA

 

August 25, 2017

Making Art with the Pieces: A Meditative Path to Building Resilience * Trident House International

Co-Facilitator

Chicago Recovering Communities Coalition
Chicago, IL

February 25, 2017

DC AREA WRITING PROJECT * Celebration of Writers

Speaker & Vendor

Howard University
Washington, DC

February 12, 2017

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion Pre-Performance: Lecture (2:30 - 3:30 PM)

SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. Joanne Hyppolite, Curator * Smithsoninan National Museum of African American History & Culture

Panel Moderator: “Celebrating African American History & Culture”

Music Center at Strathmore
Rockville, MD

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2016

October 11, 2016

Cross Roads Radio Show with Mertine Moore

Guest: Cancer Survivors * Activists * Fashionistas!

WPFW Radio Station

Washington, DC

August 25, 2016

Owl Success Track * First Year Experience

Keynote Speaker: "Counteracting Crazy - Negative Images, Messages & Influences!"

Prince George's Community College

Largo, MD

June 11, 2016

Sister to Sister: One in the Spirit Conference of Empowerment & Health for Women of Color

Keynote Speaker

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
New York, NY

 

May 22, 2016

Girls On the Move, Inc. * Pink Diamonds & Purple Pearls Cotillion

Mistress of Ceremonies

White Newton Mansion
Mitchellville, MD

 

January 17, 2016

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion Pre-Performance Panel Discussion

Panel Moderator: “Changing Role of Black Student Organizations in Civil Rights & Social Justice Issues”

Music Center at Strathmore
Rockville, MD

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2015

October 17, 2015

Natalie Williams Breast Care Foundation    Bustier Brunch

Keynote Speaker

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD

 

September 30, 2015

Dept. of Behavioral Health * Recovery Month Conference

Speaker * UNITE to Face Addiction Announcement

Gallaudet University Kellogg Conference Center
Washington, DC

 

September 16, 2015

Howard University's Graduate School of Arts & Sciences * Recovery Month Forum

Keynote Speaker 

Howard University Founders Library
Washington, DC

 

August 19, 2015

District of Columbia Drug Court Graduation * Judge Gregory Jackson Presiding

Keynote Speaker

Superior Court of the District of Columbia

Washington, DC

 

January 18, 2015

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion Pre-Performance Panel Discussion

Panel Moderator: “The DIVINE NINE and the Origin & Emergence of Step”

The Mansion, Music Room at Strathmore
Rockville, MD

Janice is available for consulting, speaking engagements, and media appearances - CONTACT * 202.213.5646

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