Lonise Bias

Community Centered, Motivational Speaker, Trainer and Consultant

Dr. Lonise Bias is an internationally known motivational speaker, trainer, certified youth and family life coach and consultant.   She’s a dynamic and compelling orator; who engages audiences with her motivational and inspirational presentations, workshops and seminars.  

As the result of the deaths of her two sons, Len and Jay Bias, Dr. Bias’s career was launched as a public speaker.  (Len Bias died due to cocaine intoxication two days after being drafted by the Boston Celtics on June 19, 1986 and Jay Bias was murdered in a drive by shooting at a local mall in 1990). 

After addressing the topics of drugs and violence for many years, Dr. Bias has turned her focus toward the needs of the entire community.  She has become a community activist, addressing topics dealing with the declining social health within schools (e.g., illegal drug and alcohol abuse, bullying, gangs and violence). She brings powerful messages of hope focused on the themes “Turning Lemons to Lemonade”, “Hope Is Not Extinct” and “Family Matters,” within our communities, homes, schools, workplaces.  She is the President of Bias Consulting LLC, the Len and Jay Bias Foundation and Bspeaks.  Bspeaks is a speaker series designed to help women, youth, family, schools and those in the workplace to navigate the hardships, stressors and challenges of daily survival. Through her life changing workshops, seminars, keynote addresses and “Power Lunches and Breakfast” meetings, she jump starts employees and staff  by giving them insight, hope and direction.

Dr. Lonise Bias is a change agent who believes that hope is not extinct, positive change can happen in our communities when we use practical grass-root methods of prevention and intervention.  The community, family, youth, women and those in the workplace are reachable, teachable, lovable and savable, but we must change our approach in adapting to their needs.  

She has delivered keynote addresses to the faith based community, public and private sectors, and national and international conferences providing prescriptive solutions to remedy the social ills of our day. Her audiences are diverse. She has addressed heads of state, including former president Bill Clinton and the White House National Office of Drug Control Policy.

A few of her clients include, but are not limited to, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Department of State, US Office of Personnel Management, Homeland Security, National Basketball Association, National Football League, NCAA Colleges, Financial Aid, and numerous middle schools, high schools, universities and  women’s organizations.

Dr. Bias has made many media appearances and is the recipient of numerous awards including, the Boston Herald Community Service Award, Presidents Cabinet Award for Distinguished Service to Humanity (from the University of Texas in Galveston), Bridging the Gap Humanitarian Award (from the University of Pennsylvania), and the Giant Steps Parent Award. In May of 1990 she was conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Education degree (from the Anna Maria College in Paxton, Ma).

The tragic deaths of her sons have forged her commitment to help reclaim our communities.  Dr. Bias is confident in the future and believes the “best is yet to come!” To book youth and adversity speaker, Lonise Bias call Executive Speakers Bureau 800-754-9404.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Coaching / Mentoring, Life Balance, Overcoming Adversity, Parenting / Family, Youth

  • Travels From:

    Maryland

  • Price:

    $5,000 - $7,500

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Dr. Lonise Bias

Dr. Lonise Bias is an internationally known motivational speaker, trainer, certified youth and family life coach and consultant.   She’s a dynamic and compelling orator; who engages audiences with her motivational and inspirational presentations, workshops and seminars.  

As the result of the deaths of her two sons, Len and Jay Bias, Dr. Bias’s career was launched as a public speaker.  (Len Bias died due to cocaine intoxication two days after being drafted by the Boston Celtics on June 19, 1986 and Jay Bias was murdered in a drive by shooting at a local mall in 1990). 

After addressing the topics of drugs and violence for many years, Dr. Bias has turned her focus toward the needs of the entire community.  She has become a community activist, addressing topics dealing with the declining social health within schools (e.g., illegal drug and alcohol abuse, bullying, gangs and violence). She brings powerful messages of hope focused on the themes “Turning Lemons to Lemonade”, “Hope Is Not Extinct” and “Family Matters,” within our communities, homes, schools, workplaces.  She is the President of Bias Consulting LLC, the Len and Jay Bias Foundation and Bspeaks.  Bspeaks is a speaker series designed to help women, youth, family, schools and those in the workplace to navigate the hardships, stressors and challenges of daily survival. Through her life changing workshops, seminars, keynote addresses and “Power Lunches and Breakfast” meetings, she jump starts employees and staff  by giving them insight, hope and direction.

Dr. Lonise Bias is a change agent who believes that hope is not extinct, positive change can happen in our communities when we use practical grass-root methods of prevention and intervention.  The community, family, youth, women and those in the workplace are reachable, teachable, lovable and savable, but we must change our approach in adapting to their needs.  

She has delivered keynote addresses to the faith based community, public and private sectors, and national and international conferences providing prescriptive solutions to remedy the social ills of our day. Her audiences are diverse. She has addressed heads of state, including former president Bill Clinton and the White House National Office of Drug Control Policy.

A few of her clients include, but are not limited to, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Department of State, US Office of Personnel Management, Homeland Security, National Basketball Association, National Football League, NCAA Colleges, Financial Aid, and numerous middle schools, high schools, universities and  women’s organizations.

Dr. Bias has made many media appearances and is the recipient of numerous awards including, the Boston Herald Community Service Award, Presidents Cabinet Award for Distinguished Service to Humanity (from the University of Texas in Galveston), Bridging the Gap Humanitarian Award (from the University of Pennsylvania), and the Giant Steps Parent Award. In May of 1990 she was conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Education degree (from the Anna Maria College in Paxton, Ma).

The tragic deaths of her sons have forged her commitment to help reclaim our communities.  Dr. Bias is confident in the future and believes the “best is yet to come!” To book youth and adversity speaker, Lonise Bias call Executive Speakers Bureau 800-754-9404.

Dr. Lonise P. Bias brings over twenty years of experience in delivering motivational keynote messages, developing and facilitating workshops, conferences, and seminars relating to the needs of community.Community

Preserving the Community Is Not For Spectators

Dr Bias is an advocate of change for the community and believes our communities are reachable, teachable, lovable, and savable. She believes that building and preserving strong support systems to meet the needs of the community through practical grass-roots methods will begin the process of prevention and intervention movements against of the social ills destroying our communities.

It is Time for Us to Love The Unlovely!

Dr Bias delivers powerful keynote addresses that illuminate the thought processes and stimulate the mind to "a more excellent way" of viewing the value and hope of Community.

We specialize in messages of hope for the community and family. At TALRAMEW, we believe community, the family, and youth are reachable, teachable, lovable, and savable. We must change our approach in adapting to there needs. What worked in 1996 won't work in 2007. Hope Is Not Extinct.

Schools

We embrace the opportunity to work with middle school, high school and college students. At The Abundant Life Resources A More Excellent Way we believe students are reachable, teachable, lovable, and, savable. We teach and celebrate themes that will help participants to:

  • Develop a sense of appreciation for themselves and respect for those in their realm of influence.
  • Better manage hardships and disappointments of life
  • Develop healthy relationships and good support systems
  • Make Good decisions about drugs/alcohol, sex, gangs, violence, etc
  • Respect authority
  • Health and nutrition

At the Workplace

We also bring messages of hope to those in the workplace bringing encouragement and inspiration for the challenges in today's work environment.

The Abundant Life Resources A More Excellent Way is ready and able to assist you with: Motivational Speaking and Training

Speakers include Dr. Bias and a diverse roster of experienced facilitators, trainers and speakers with a over 60 years of combined experience. Our speakers have professional backgrounds in social work, management, law enforcement, education, health, counseling, professional training, workshop facilitation, and consulting.

Specialized Services

We develop workshops, conferences, retreats and keynote addresses to meet our client's needs. We assess the needs of each client and develop course materials best suited for the subject matter requested by the client.

Perfoming Arts

Because we are a visually charged society TALRAMEW offers performing arts as an enhancement to convey your chosen message in workshops, conferences and seminars. Our experienced performers are great for opening and closing sessions. Light drama/skits, music, dance, and singing can add inspiration, encouragement and enlightenment to your program.

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