Tamekia MizLadi Smith 

is the founder and CEO of EDU Arts, LLC; the author of “Take the Stage” and “Overcoming Social Determinants through Arts and Mentoring”. With over 20 years of diverse speaking, facilitation and training experience her entertaining approach to educating her audience through various forms of creative arts has made her a sought after speaker. Tamekia is a provocative thought leader that is passionate about “SPEED” which is an acronym that stands for:

Social Determinants of Health

Personal and Professional Development

Effective Communication

Empowerment through Encouragement and

Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence

As a speaker for the 2018 TED Conference in Vancouver, Canada she was able to present a training that she developed entitled “I’m G.R.A.C.E.D.” which explores the importance of training front desk staff to collect data with compassionate care. 

2019 UPCOMING SPEAKING EVENTS 

APRIL

26-28  Peachtree, GA 

MAY

2 - Ronald McDonald Midwest Summit - 2000 Ikea Way Columbus, OH 

3 - Cristo Rey Columbus High School 

6-7 HOLDING DATE 

23-25th CCF WEIN Conference - Michigan 

27-29th SnapChat Headquarters - Santa Monica, CA 

JUNE

20th - Holding Date California 

25th – 28th American Association of Physician Liaison -Salt Lake Utah

http://www.physicianliaison.com/2019-Annual-Conference 


28th - 30th HOLDING DATE Las Vegas 


JULY

24th Women for Economic and Leadership Development Event- Columbus

https://www.weldusa.org/page/about 


OCTOBER

27th -30th Planetree International Conference on Person-Centered Care - Florida 

https://web.cvent.com/event/e7e044e4-439c-4f67-9f33-c29185122a31/summary   

Tamekia Speaks 

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PREVIOUS TALKS

  • TED Conference 2018
  • TEDx Columbus
  • PEDIATRIC HEALTH EQUITY COLLABORATIVE (PHEC) Conference
  • Franklin County Head Starts
  • United Way
  • DSW Corporate Office
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital


SPEAKING TOPICS

· Children of Incarcerated Parents

· Communication

· Creative & Performing Arts

· Customer Service

· Inspirational & Motivational Topics

· Leadership Empowerment 

· Overcoming the Trauma of Abuse

· Self – Esteem

· Self - Presentation

· She Minding Her Business

· Team Building

· The Pursuit of Purpose

· Women's Issues

· Youth Issues



TRAININGS

I'm G.R.A.C.E.D. Training

The Art of Communication




SUBMIT
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https://www.amazon.com/Take-Stage-Advice-Coaching-Lessons/dp/0972236805 

Divided into Stages, this book guides anyone who feels they have something to say, but don’t know how to begin. Whether you are intrigued or terrified by public speaking, this book helps uncover your courage and truth to deliver a moving performance. Each Stage is accompanied by personal experiences that helped shape Tamekia’s honest and inspiring communication.