PROFILE

Winifred Elam

A comedian and an award winning speaker, with multiple recognitions from Toastmasters International
Performing:
November 11, 2018!
Echoes on Pico
5025 West Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90019

Winifred has hosted a cable show over ten years in San Francisco. She has a significant amount of speaking experience in various venues ranging from the Learning Annex as a Media Consultant, a guest speaker at City College in San Francisco and also a guest speaker at Woodland Hills Charter Middle School for 7th, 8th and 9th grade students. Winifred was also an inspirational speaker for the Teachers Association at the Unified School District in San Francisco and a major speaker at Camarillo State University for women’s history month. She has worked in the non-profit sector as a facilitator, preparing and presenting workshops on “Dress for Success”, resume writing, interviewing techniques and effective job searching. She has also received the Extraordinary Women Award and Outstanding Women Award.

Dramatic Monologue
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EXPERIENCE

Professional Experience

``Inspiration Moments with Winifred`` Television Show

San Francisco CA

Television Show Host

Taped over 600 programs - over 10 years - both in-studio and on-lcation,

``Shot Blackwell Enlightenment Show`` Television Show

San Francisco CA

Television Show Host

Discussed political and economic issues – Interviewed guests and took calls from viewers,

Testing Assessment Placement

Jamaica NY

Facilitator

Prepared and presented workshops on dressing for success / resume writing / interviewing / effective job searching - Taught stress and health workshops on the relationship between spiritual/physical / mental aspects of human beings

Awards & Accolades

Humorous Speech Contest - First Place

Fall 2014

District 52 ToastMasters

Los Angeles, CA

International Speech Contest - Second Place

Spring 2014

District 52 ToastMasters

Los Angeles, CA

Extraordinary Woman in the Bay Area

2007

Received from African American Museum and Library

Oakland, CA

Outstanding Women in America

1975

Oral Interpretation Award

1974

Philantropic Work

American Cancer Society Benefit

Hair & Makeup Artist

PBS

Volunteer Commercial Work

L.A.C.A.N. & Downtown Women's Center

Benefit Performance

Women's International Festival

Volunteer Hair & Makeup Artist

Education

Emerson Collage

Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications and Theatre Arts

Skills
Speaker 100%
Host 95%
Presenter 90%
Facilitator 95%
Media Consultant 85%
Event Coordinator 85%
Speaking Engagements

Camarillo State University, Camarillo, CA
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t a Woman

Woodland Hills Charter School, Woodland Hills, CA
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t a Woman

LACAN, Los Angeles, CA
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t a Woman

Chrysalis, Los Angeles, CA
Women Who Move to the Rhythm We Call Life
Personal Development

Stepping Stones, Los Angeles, CA
Inspirational Moments with Winifred
Personal Development

San Francisco Unified School, Teacher
Personal Development

Street Beat, San Francisco, CA
Inspirational Moments with Winifred
Personal Development

San Francisco City College, San Francisco, CA
Personal Development

Downtown Women’s Action Center, Los Angeles, CA
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman

Carson Recreation Center, Carson, CA
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman
Personal Development

Benjamin Franklin Middle School, San Francisco, CA
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman

Real Alternatives Programs High School, San Francisco, CA
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman

Junipero Serra Middle School, San Francisco, CA
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman

Maxine Hall Clinic, San Francisco, CA
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman

Inspirational Moments with Winifred: Channel 29 and 5.3, San Francisco, CA
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman

Brandon Nash Television Show, San Francisco, Ca
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman

Jim Lee Repertory, Corona, NY
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman

Ebony Museum, Oakland, CA
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman

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