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Date / Time Event Description Location / Contact Information
October 13, 2007 North Carolina Central University
Homecoming 2007
Sharon Allison-Ottey returns to her Alma Mater
October 17, 2007 Paine College

Chapel Assembly Guest Speaker
Motivational/Inspirational Lecture
Book signing to follow
Augusta, Georgia
October 18-20, 2007 For Ladies Only Conference
The Potter’s House
Dallas, TX
October 23-26, 2007 National Black Church Institute for HIV/AIDS and other Health Disparities
hosted by Balm in Gilead

Sharon Allison-Ottey Author Presentation & Book Signing October 24th
Hilton Head Island, SC
October 26, 2007
National Black Church Institute for HIV/AIDS and other Health Disparities hosted by Balm in Gilead
Featured Presenter: “HIV in Women”
Hilton Head Island, SC
October 31, 2007 John Hopkins University
Penn/MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Centers

Focus: Legends and Young’uns: Phenomenal Women Living Longer with the Challenge of HIV/AIDS

Keynote Luncheon Speaker
Baltimore, MD
November 2, 2007 Supernatural Women’s Conference
Hippodrome Theatre/Conference Center

Moderator and Panelist: “Sex and Sexuality—The Lady Isn’t a Tramp”
Baltimore, Maryland
November 3, 2007 Black Entertainment Foundation
Women’s Health Symposium
“Remembering Our Health”

Panel Moderator/Speaker
November 3, 2007 Zion Women Ministry 2007 Fall Conference

Guest Speaker: Healthy Lifestyles what Women of Faith Must Know and Do

“Obesity and Heart Disease in Women: Sisters the Clock is Ticking!”
Workshop Presentation
Largo, Maryland
November 16, 2007 Arise and Walk Ministry Foundation
Annual Gala & Fundraiser
Teaneck, NJ
November 20, 2007 HIV/AIDS: A Call to Action
Keynote Speaker
Kansas City, Kansas
December 1, 2007 World AIDS Day  
January 19, 2008 Sankofa Circle Bookclub

Book Club Appearance and Discussion
Discussing: "All I Ever Did Was Love a Man"
Charlotte, NC
February 21-23, 2008 7th Annual Gospel Heritage Foundation Conference
Atlanta, GA

Past Events

Jan. 13, 2006
Time: 7:00 pm
Discussion and Fellowship:
Women's Book Club
Featured Book

Ebenezer AME Church
7707 Allentown Road
Rev. Dr. Grainger Browning, Senior Pastor
Rev. Dr. Jo Ann Browning, Co-Pastor
Fort Washington, MD

For More Information Contact: 301 248 8833
Feb. 11, 2006
Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
A Time with the Author
"All I Ever Did Was Love a Man"
Exploring the Diversity of Love,
Dysfunction and Relationships
Discussion and Book Signing
Church of the Great Commission
5055 Allentown Road
Camp Springs, MD
Pastor Joshua Kevin White
Contact: Elder Terry White
301 423 8600 phone
Feb. 15 - 17, 2006 GT/Gospel Today
Heritage Praise & Worship Conference
"Raising A New Standard"
Reid AME Temple
Glenn Dale, MD
March 3, 2006
Time: 10:45 am
Keynote Speaker
"Signs of Time Health of Women Focused on HIV/AIDS in Women"
World Day of Prayer Conference: DC Church Women United
National Presbyterian Church
Washington, DC
Contact: Mrs. Jo Ann Smith 301 248 8833
March 10, 2006
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Educational Materials and Displays, media outreach, opportunity for free HIV testing (must pre-register), random giveaways which include autographed copies of the novel; "All I Ever Did Was Love a Man" by Sharon Allison-Ottey (www.allieverdidwasloveaman.com).
Contact: Denise Smith 301 773 4811
March 11, 2006
Time: 7:15 pm
Motivational Speaker
Annual Metropolitan Ladies of Camelot Ball
Adelphi Mill
Adelphi, Maryland
Contact: Ms. Alvergia Berry
March 22, 2006
Time: 11:00 am
Keynote Speaker
"Women: Builders of Communities and Dreams"
The Women's History Month Observance
U.S. Department of Labor
Rosslyn, Virginia
Contact: Ursula Frazier 202 693 9883
March 24, 2006
Time: 4:00- 8:00pm
"The Battle of the Sexes"
Female vs. Male authors discussing the differences and perceptions of relationships.
(Sharon Allison-Ottey will participate in this panel discussion at 5:30 pm with other authors, take questions as well as autograph books).
Special Event to Honor Educators with 25% discount to all educators (current and retired) with proof of educator status. Food, Fun and Prizes throughout the night.
Borders Books in Largo Town Center
931 A Capital Centre Blvd.
Largo, MD 20774
Phone: 301.499.2173
Contact K. Wainwright at Borders
Mar. 25, 2006
Time: 11:00 am
2006 NAMME Spring Regional Conference
Motivational Speaker
Medical College of GA
August, GA
Contact: Wilma Sykes-Brown
March 25, 2006
Time: 6:00 pm
Appearance and Book Signing
Borders Books
257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Pkwy
Augusta, GA 30909
Contact: Karen Johnson
Phone: 706.737.6962
March 29, 2006
Time: 6:00 pm
Increasing Awareness of Kidney Disease
The COSHAR Foundation & partners featuring Gospel Recording Artist Min. Byron Cage in concert and Bible Study/Ministry with Bishop Eddie Long
New Birth Missionary Baptist Church
Atlanta, GA
Contact: Andrea Malone
March 31, 2006
Time: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Speaking Engagement
Friday, March 31, 2006
National Urban League's Legislative Policy Conference Regional Assembly
Panelist: Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: Serving Our Community.
April 7, 2006
Time: TBD
Appearance and Book Signing
Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe
2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd
Between 124th and 125th Streets
New York, NY 10027
Tel: 212-665-7400
April 15, 2006
12:00 noon
Student National Medical Association
Annual Medical Education Conference
Featured Speaker
Book Signing and Appearance
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
April 22, 2006
9:00 am
Women of Destiny Women's Conference
Featured Speaker

Christian Faith Center
Creedmoor, NC
1 919 528 1581
April 22, 2006
Time: 1:00 - 4:00pm
Motivational Panel discussion Cheryl "Salt" James (from Salt and Pepper), Valorie Burton and Sharon Allison-Ottey. Book Signing"Tea & Talk: Free, Favored, and Fabulous" Spirtually Speaking Inc. Marriott Metro Center
Washington, DC
Contact: Towon Isom 202 388 2405
April 25, 2006
Time: 7:00 pm
Women of Distinction Book Club
Discussion Group
Borders Books in Largo Town Center
931 A Capital Centre Blvd.
Largo, MD 20774
Phone: 301.499.2173
Contact K. Wainwright
May 3, 2006
Time: 8:00 - 12:00 pm
Cultural Factors in OTC Communication 2006 Regulatory & Scientific Conference
Fairmont Hotel
Washington, DC
Contact: Marcia Howard 202 429 9260
May 4, 2006
Time: 8:10 -9:00 am
Keynote Speaker
Institute for Healthcare Advancement's Fifth Annual Health Literacy Conference
Hyatt Regency
Irvine, California
Contact: Michael Villaire
May 11, 2006
Time: 11:15 am - 12:15pm
New Jersey Governor's Cancer Task Force Summit
Speaker: Communication Strategies
Hosted in conjunction with Rutgers University
Battleground Country Club
New Jersey
May 20, 2006
Time: 7:30am - 4:30 pm
9th Annual Women's Health Awareness and Sporting Day
Multiple Activities/Presentations and Book Signing TBD
Ebenezer AME Church
Fort Washington, MD
Contact: Andrea Malone
May 21, 2006
Time: 4:00 pm
Appearance / Book Discussion with Sisterfriends Book Club Charlotte, NC
Contact: O. Cannon, DO
June 1 - 3, 2006
Time: Multiple Days
Event: Presenter/Speaker
23rd Annual Women's Spiritual Retreat/Conference
Marriott Wardman Hotel
Washington, DC
Contact: Rev. Chandra Marriott
301 248 8833
June 29, 2006
Time: 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs:
Shaping the Research Agenda
National Consumers League
Speaker and Panelist
Carnegie Endowment
for International Peace
1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Root Room, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC
June 23, 2006
Time: 8:00 pm
"Girl Talk" with Elder Vikki Johnson
Panelist: "Love Is Not Suppose to Hurt"
Union Bethel AME Church
6810 Floral Park Road
Brandywine, MD
Contact: Juilet Gray 301-775-1828
July 19-23, 2006 Mega Fest
Speaker in the Family Expo and
Book Signing/Presentation in the Author's Corner
Family Expo/Health Pavilion
Atlanta, GA
July 31, 2006
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Discussion and Fellowship
Dr. Sharon Allison Ottey
One night ONLY
Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York
110-31 Merrick Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11433
For more information:
September 7, 2006 Featured Speaker
HIV/AIDS in African Americans
NAACP Community Health Advocacy Conference
Orlando, FL
September 9, 2006 Black LUV Fesitval
Panelist: The Role of the Church & State in Providing for the Community
Washington, DC
September 10, 2006 Featured Author
Reading and Book Signing
National Council of Negro Women, Inc.
Black Family Reunion
National Mall (outdoor pavillion)
Washington, DC
September 15, 2006 Luncheon Keynote Speaker
National Black Caucus of State Legislators & National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators
Health Care Disparities Conference
Coral Gables, FL
September 19-23, 2006 Pastors & Leaders Conference Dallas, TX
Fri, September 22, 2006
Time: 10:30 - 12:00 pm
Sisters of African Descent Connecting Spirituality, Religion and Vocation
Global Conference
Host: Sisters Chapel Wisdom Center, Spelman College
"The Mental Effects of Poverty, Trauma, HIV/AIDS on Black Women in the
Atlanta, Georgia
Sat, October 14, 2006
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Strength in Harmony Event
Kidney Disease in African Americans
Ebenezer AME Church
Fort Washington, MD
November 9, 2006 NAACP Leadership Summit
Destin, Florida
November 12- 13, 2006 Advisory Council Participant
Washington, DC
Thurs, November 16, 2006
Time: 11:00 am
Supernatural Woman Conference
Panelist: Woman's Self Esteem
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland
Fri, November 17, 2006
Time: 11:30 - 12:30 pm
Supernatural Woman Conference

Panelist: Health and Wellness for Women
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland
Frid, November 17, 2006
Time: 7:00 pm
Arise and Walk Ministry Foundation
Annual Gala and Fundraiser
Teaneck, New Jersey
November 29, 2006 World AIDS Day Commemoration
Keynote Speaker
Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, Inc.
Hempstead, NY
Fri, December 1, 2006 "Stop AIDS Keep the Promise"
World AIDS Day
Calvary Community Outreach Network
Black Church Week of Prayer for Healing of AIDS
Breakfast and Evening Keynote Speaker
Kansas City, Missouri
January 12, 2007 The National Urban Fellows Conference
Las Vegas, Nevada
January 13, 2007 Women’s Resource and Restoration Center
Moderator & Presenter: Health and Fitness Workshop
Ebenezer AME Church
Fort Washington, MD
January 23, 2007 Health Disparities Advisory Board
Philadelphia, PA
February 20, 2007 Bloomsburg University
Afternoon: Reading Group & Class Discussion
Evening: Provost Lecture Series
Featured Speaker
Book Signing to Follow
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
February 28-March 3, 2007 Gospel Heritage Conference
Gospel Today Magazine
Washington, DC
March 3, 2007 National Association of County Officials
“Health Disparities: Affordability
& Access to Care”
Washington, DC
March 19-20, 2007 8th Annual Multicultural Healthcare Market Development and Outreach
Speaker: "Engaging Multicultural Populations through Faith-Community
Oriented Outlets"
Princeton, New Jersesy
March 24, 2007 Women’s Health Forum
The BET Foundation
Moderator/ Featured Panelist
Reisterstown, MD
March 28, 2007 Cheney University Arts Lecture Series
Philadelphia, PA
April 4-8, 2007 Student National Medical Association Annual Conference
“Achieving Wellness: Building Bridges to the Future”
San Francisco, CA
April 23-25, 2007 APC Council Meeting Atlanta, GA
April 30, 2007 Faith and Health
Addressing Health Disparities
Featured Speaker
New Haven, Connecticut
May 20, 2007
10th Annual Health Awareness and Sporting Day Ebenezer AME Church
Fort Washington, MD
May 31-June 2, 2007 24th Annual Women’s Spiritual Retreat
Workshop Speaker
Marriott Wardman Hotel
Washington, DC
June 7, 2007 UNCFSP/NLM Conference
Featured Speaker
Bethesda, MD
June 9, 2007 Book Club Appearance & Discussion
“All I Ever Did Was Love A Man”
Upper Marlboro, MD
June 14, 2007 South Carolina Area Health Education
Keynote Motivational Speaker and Book Signing
Hartsfield, SC
August 2-5, 2007 National Conference of African American
Librarians “Culture Keepers”
Ft. Worth, TX
September 15, 2007 Ebenezer AME Church Men’s Ministry
5K Walk/Run/Bike
Benefiting HIV/AIDS Charities
Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey will address the crisis of HIV/AIDS in the AA
Community and ENTER the race as a participant.

UPDATE: Sharon placed 2nd in the overall race (Walk competition)
September 21, 2007 Ebenezer AME Church

Speaker for Single Parent Ministry: "Getting a Grip on Depression BEFORE It Gets a GRIP on YOU!"
Fort Washington, MD
September 25, 2007 Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
Press Conference/Policy Recommendations

Participant and Panelist with Media Roundtable
Washington, DC
October 6, 2007 National Coalition of 100 Black Women
Biennual National Conference

Guest Speaker: Health Disparities in African American Women
Baltimore, MD
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