Dr. Ada Cheng is available to speak at colleges, universities, businesses, nonprofit organizations, conferences, and all institutions working to improve organizational racial and gender dynamics.
Speaking Topics Include …
- Critical Personal Narratives: Integrating Storytelling and Social Critiques
- Storytelling in the Context of Higher Education
- Storytelling and Social Justice
- Sexual Assault on College Campus and Asian American Experiences
- Decentering Whiteness in Sexual Assault Discourse
- Race and Gender-Based Violence
- Bystander Intervention Training
- Intimate Partner Violence/Dating Violence
- Sexual Assault
- Maintaining Healthy Relationships
- Rape Culture
Recent Keynote Addresses
2021 — Not Quite: Asian Americans and the “Other” in the Era of the Pandemic and Anti-Asian Racism
Asian American Heritage Month, Dominican University
2021 — A Letter to My Younger Self
Activating Heritage Conference, Chicago Cultural Alliance
2019 — Not Quite: Navigating Citizenship and Belonging
Women and Girls in Georgia Conference, Institute for Women’s Studies, University of Georgia
2019 — Finding My Way Home
Monarch(a) Showcase, Undocumented & Immigrant Allyance, Dominican University
Contact to Book Ada Directly
Book Ada through the Road Scholars Speakers Bureau, Illinois Humanities (2019-2022)
The Road Scholars Speakers Bureau helps local nonprofit organizations in Illinois bring cultural and educational programs to their communities.
Ada’s programs are currently available until the year 2022.
To Book Ada through Illinois Humanities …
- Contact Ada to confirm her availability for the desired booking date
(allow six weeks from date of event)
- View Road Scholar eligibility requirements and apply
I’m always inspired and moved by Ada Cheng’s words and journey. Her honesty and vulnerability fuses with her wisdom and humor to bring unforgettable stories to the page and stage alike.
— Eileen Tull
Performing artist and Co-Producer/Curator at Sappho’s Salon