Barbara Talley – Brief Bio
- Founding Executive Director of Detroit Renaissance District Peace Center, United Methodist Church; 2008 coordinated a Peace Mission to Liberia, West Africa o meet President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and conducted peace workshops for post civil war teenagers.
- Authored a book: Pathways to Interfaith Dialogue: An Innovative Model for Peace And Community Building.
- Retired Oakland County Senior Financial Analyst.
- Education – Business Science Degree (BS) from Wayne Statue University, Masters in Public Administration (MPA) , Central Michigan University
- Volunteers and member in many civic organizations: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Southfield Alumnae Chapter, Southfield Historical Society National Congress of Black Women, Hope United Methodist Church, MLK, Jt. Task Force Advisory Board.
- Has received numerous community service awards, latest:– The National Sojourner Truth Award from the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc.; – Drum Major for Justice Award for the Beloved Community, from the United Methodist Church; Distinguished Warrior from Urban League of Detroit & Southeastern Michigan., Justice and Equality Award, from MLK, Jr. Task Force.
- She is a native Detroiter, married and has two adult children.
Join us on September 6, 2019 when Barbara Talley will be a speaker at our Networking Breakfast.