Kenda Bell is a self-described cultural sociologist and author of Essence bestselling novel “For Every Love There Is A Reason”. Her work has appeared in Baltimore Magazine, Baltimore Times , http://www.MahoganyButterfly.com, www.totaleclipsemag.com & The Baltimore Examiner. Even though Kenda has stuttered since age 5, she is much sought after speaker and workshop facilitator. As a talk show host, Kenda has been able to foster positive dialogue on her talk show “The Current” (www.blogtalkradio.com/kenda-bell) & as host of meet ups called “Grown Folks Conversations” every 3rd Wednesday at Phaze 10 Restaurant & Lounge in Baltimore Maryland. She is also the producer for the award winning radio show “Women Talk” that airs every Friday 5pm est on http://www.wpbnetworks.com.
Exploring the role of actress in her one woman show, “For Colored Girls Who Said Hell No”, Kenda explores different stages of life & emotional development through 4 diverse women of color debuted fall of 2011. She is looking forward to opportunities to perform her monologues in various arenas to help bring awareness to mental health needs of women of color that are often not spoken of openly. As a speaker on topics such as: A.N.T.s (Automatic Negative Thoughts) & Fairytales Aren’t Just for Little Girls: Finding the Adult Lessons in Snow White & Cinderella. Her style has been dubbed “balanced and real” & “effervescent”.
Being forever the student of the world, Kenda Bell rejects the tags of expert and advisor, always sharing, “Everyone is both student & teacher everyday of their lives!” Knowing that no one can be an expert on “you” she prefers to be viewed as an exhorter who helps encourage each individual’s own self-awareness through the sharing of her own experiences & observations,