Author Bio

Author , Speaker, Woman in Tech

Belinda Mays is an award winning author, speaker, and IT professional. Her writing style captivates children while entertaining adults. She is the author of six children’s books including; My Amazing Dad, 7 Days With Daddy, I Am, God’s Affirmations For Little Girls, and I Am, God’s Affirmations For Little Boys.

She has received a Purple Dragonfly Award, Christian Indie Award, and a Book Excellence Finalist Award.

Belinda is also a published poet and an award-winning speaker. Her synergy of communication and technical skills allows her to connect with diverse audiences at an intimate and individual level. She has given numerous presentations during conferences, community events, and business luncheons. 

Belinda obtained a BS in Computer Science and Communication from Huston-Tillotson University and received her Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Texas at Austin.

Belinda uses her “pleasant speaking voice” and “energetic stage presence” to educate, entertain, and influence others.

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Speech Offerings

Do you need an author or speaker for your next event? In addition to hosting storytime, Belinda can also conduct writing workshops, deliver conference presentations and keynotes.

Tall Tales Are Amazing!

In this popular elementary presentation, Belinda talks about the characteristics that make up a Tall Tale story and reviews the history of Tall Tales in America. She also encourages kids to write their own stories based on their unique experiences. This presentation is connected to her first published book, My Amazing Dad, which is often chosen as an all-school read.

Maximize Your Message

Does the idea of speaking in front of an audience make you nervous? Do you want to leave a lasting impact on your audience? Find out how to conquer your public speaking fears and make memorable presentations. Belinda Mays, is a Distinguished Toastmaster and award-winning speaker. In this presentation she will show you how to maximize your message using preparation, organization, and a splash of sensation.

The Family That Reads Together Succeeds Together

Encourage your kids to be life-long learners. In this presentation Belinda discusses strategies for reinforcing the importance of education in your household. Belinda holds a Master of Education degree from the University of Texas at Austin and is the mother of three children. This presentation also demonstrates how her children helped inspire each of her three children’s books.

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