Book Signing: Ber-Henda Williams
Friday, March 11
1:00PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Level 3 Atrium Landing
531 E 4th St
Ber-Henda Williams will appear at the SX Bookstore to sign copies of her latest work.
Ber-Henda Williams is someone who lives her life in color. The Wayne State University graduate holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Minor in International Marketing. Bilingual for more than 10 y...Show the rest
Ber-Henda Williams is someone who lives her life in color. The Wayne State University graduate holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Minor in International Marketing. Bilingual for more than 10 years, the femolutionary poet, teacher, author, television and film producer, youth advocate and public speaker lives according to her name’s Germanic-Greek origin, “The Bear Hearted Protector” of multiculturalism, art and womanhood.
Williams, also has several media credits that include her works as host for CST Radio The Honey B Chronicles, a CW 50 Community Correspondent, Poetry, Pages, and Scribes Co-Producer for Channel 15 and consultant for the spoken word documentary, Televising a Revolution of Spoken Word in Detroit.
She has served as Detroit’s Henry Ford Academy’s Spanish, Poetry and Ford PAS teacher and served as an ESL Coordinator and tutor, translator and interpreter in Southwest Detroit’s highly populated Hispanic community. Williams was also co-advisor for the Business and Technology club at Hope of Detroit Academy. There, she coordinated a business apprenticeship program that gave students an opportunity to consult with and meet business professionals, such Head of Human Resources at Compuware and renowned fine artist, Dominic Pangborn.
She has served as host, coordinator and marketing professional for innumerable cultural enrichment events, including her involvement as program consultant and Mistress of Ceremonies for the Pretty Brown Girl Movement at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
One of her proudest accomplishments is as founder and former host of Poetry, Pages & Scribes, a monthly multicultural poetry series that began at Starbucks and tripled its followers and found a home at Southfield Public Library. Poetry, Pages & Scribes was one the most popular poetry series in metro Detroit, having given an open platform for local and national poets, storytellers, writers and musicians to share their works.Hide the rest