Angela Ray is an award winning speaker, coach, and author. As a former society columnist for the Herald Sun Newspaper, she gained several years of experience networking. She has been in a wide range of circles, covering everything from invitation only fundraisers featuring Grammy Award® winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis to festivals featuring funny lady, Vicki Lawrence. Today, among a small list of topics, she teaches college students and entrepreneurs how to use simple steps to effectively network.
Angela is the author of the book Blackberry Whispers, and the forthcoming books, Rehearsing for the Leading Role: Secrets to Successful Leadership for College Students and Crossing the Sands of Sisterhood: Stories of Friendship among the Four Divine Nine Sororities.
An honors graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Radio, Television, Motion Pictures and Speech Communication, Angela is also the founder of the Speaker Success Summit, a multi-day training event that teaches entrepreneurs, authors, and speakers how to effectively present their message. Today in addition to traversing the globe as a highly requested speaker, she is a special correspondent for Brand Newz, produced by Hip Hop legend, Christopher “Play” Martin. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Banks Foundation.