Dr. Lonise P. Bias is an internationally known motivational speaker, trainer, consultant, and a certified teen and family life coach. Dr. Bias has delivered powerful keynote addresses, facilitated and developed workshops for faith based organizations and for both the public and private sectors for more than twenty eight years. Her mission is to inspire and bring forth messages of hope to audiences in a driving force for positive change with an optimistic outlook that encourages all.
She is the President of Bspeaks International, a Life Investment Company that “brings new solutions to solve old problems.” Dr. Bias believes HOPE is not extinct and the best is yet to come for youth, parents, schools, communities, companies, and organizations.
She has delivered keynote addresses, facilitated and developed workshops for faith based, public and private sectors. Some of her clients include The White House ONDPC Program, United Air Force Academy, Pennsylvania Dept of Education, Prince Georges County Circuit Court Adult Drug Program, many Government Agencies, Women and Youth Organizations, United Black Fund, Forgiving Mothers Inc, Uniting Sisters, Girl Scouts of America, Danbury Hospital, Youth and Adult Correction Facilities (male and female), Military, Universities, Public and Private Schools, Professional Sports (NBA, NFL and MLB), and many audiences too numerous to mention.
Dr. Bias has appeared on numerous TV shows and spoken on numerous radio programs. She has been honored as the Woman of the Year, received awards, and keys to many cities. May 1990 Dr. Bias received an Honorary Doctorate of Education from Anna Maria College in Paxton Mass.
Her journey was navigated as a public speaker after the death of her oldest son, Len Bias a University of Md. basketball player, died of cocaine intoxication in June of 1986 two days after being drafted by the Boston Celtics. December of 1990 the Bias family experience the death of their second son Jay the victim of a drive by shooting.
These two tragic deaths forged her commitment to reclaim the community. There will be beauty for ashes, believing in the redemptive and transforming power of love. Hope is not extinct. The best is yet to come, for community, youth, family, schools and the workplace.