According to her fans, Anne is “Dynamic!” “Moving!” “Inspiring!”  She is a National Storytelling Festival Slam Champion who has performed on NPR Story Corps, The Moth, RISK! and other national storytelling venues.

She crafts stories that speak in the same original voice—a mix of dark humor, wild determination, high energy and rare common sense that focus on universal themes of triumph over extreme challenge, transformation, transcendence, and reinvention.

ANNE'S TRUE TALES can be used for:

  • Keynote Speaker
  • Entertainment
  • Trainings
  • Awareness raising events
  •  Diversity Programs
  • Plenaries  
“Anne has opened new horizons for me and my colleagues in delivering presentations for impact. Anne has a marvelous ability to turn dry analyses, findings and recommendations into powerful stories. And, she is extremely effective in teaching others to do so.

Her stories touch on themes such as:

  • Civil Rights
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Accessibility Compliance
  • EEO Complaints
  • Coping with change
  • Injury/Illness
  • Surmounting Barriers
  • Facing bias – as the receiver and the perpetuator
  • Dating
  • Divorce
  • Self Esteem
  • Overcoming health challenges
  • Moving from hating your body to loving your body
  • Facing mortality
“Anne accomplished in 10 minutes for people with disabilities what we
have been trying to do for ten years!”

Anne can tailor her stories to meet the learning objectives or theme of any occasion. Her performance as a speaker demonstrates the power of storytelling and encourages others to add it to their professional skill set.  Anne provides storytelling training and one-on-one coaching.

Her stories spark discussion on subject matters such as:

·      Civil rights
·      Conflict resolution
·      Diversity
·      Leadership development
·      Health issues

Her life and stories remind and inspire professionals, such as program evaluators, project managers and international policy makers, that their work has impact on real people.