Ms. Rhonda Knight is a Motivational Speaker/Minister who is available to tell her story of surviving a horrendous attack on her life. In addition, she is very flexible and creative in her speaking and can structure her platform to speak on any subject you desire. She inspires, educates, encourages and challenges her listeners and readers. Her speaking and writing is from the heart and very touching. She's been heard on several radio shows, like the Russ Parr morning show (nationally syndicated) and several TV shows including ATLANTA LIVE. She's also spoken on many platforms to a variety of audiences; Schools, Churches, Organizations, Universities, Special Events, For Police Depts, General audiences, Women's groups and all Men's groups.
Moreover, Rhonda Knight is an International Author whose written a book on her ordeal of surviving attempted murder and rape. The book was released in February 2011 and was followed by a NATIONAL speaking and book signing tour across the United States! Ms. Knight also plans to tour across New Zealand and other Countries in the near future.
The book is entitled: "BLESSED SURVIVOR" My Journey from Survival of Attempted Murder and Rape to a Purpose Filled Life. Visit www.rhondaknight.com to order. It's also available in all the major bookstores, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million and smaller bookstores. Her book has been sold and read all across the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and France as well.
The hit TV show "I Survived" contacted Ms. Knight about her story at one point and then the Discovery Channel in the UK (London England) approached her also. She went on to film an exclusive documentary on her story with Investigation Discovery on the show "Surviving Evil" on the Investigation Discovery (ID) Channel, airing in several Countries. Ms. Knight's ecstatic about these opportunities and says through this media, her story will impact and encourage even more lives.
She is presently penning a sequel to "BLESSED SURVIVOR" entitled
"LOOK HOW FAR GOD'S BROUGHT ME FROM-Walking In The Blessings Of God" and another book called "TRANSFORMATION Body, Mind & Soul".
She is also a Television and Radio Personality and Producer of the UPLIFTING Television show and International Radio Show! Which gave a voice to survivors while impacting the world for positive change. You can view some of the shows on YouTube or by clicking herewww.h-u-m-s.org !
In addition to the above, she does a series called New Beginnings which consists of workshops and seminars to help others to improve their quality of life, some are listed here:
A change of heart- The series, presented as a seminar. Spiritually inspirational and motivational!
How to heal and overcome your past/present unhealthy relationships-presented as a workshop.
Moving into a purpose filled life-presented as a workshop.
Empowerment from fear-interactive 2 hr. workshop.
Aspiring Authors workshop-Motivation for aspiring Authors and Authors alike! 1 hr workshop
Aspiring Authors & New Authors Workshops- 6 weeks course
Drama workshop-Fun, energetic and exciting! 1-3 hrs workshop or 6 weeks
Marketing and Branding for Entrepreneurs and Authors 1-3 hrs workshop
Rhonda is the Founder of Uplifting Hearts, Minds & Souls (H.U.M.S.) www.h-u-m-s.org. Ms. Knight is on a mission to make a change in our nation. She is very dedicated in the fight to help stop violence towards women. Rhonda does mentoring at women's shelters and motivational speaking to the women and children there and anywhere else there is a platform. She has joined forces with "Breaking The Silence Now (Click here to visit) www.breakingthesilencenow.org, a non-profit founded by Amber Knight. It is dedicated in the fight to help stop sexual assault/abuse, educate our communities and provide education , help and support groups for survivors. Rhonda expressed that she feels this is a part of her calling and purpose on this earth along with the other areas of ministry God navigates her through.
She's also the CEO and Founder of Lady Knight Enterprises Publishing. A full publishing company that offers affordable rates for its clientele. Her company holds a big annual conference called the "Impact & Influence Authors Conference" and has added an authors' writing retreat!
Ms. Knight is also an Evangelist and says this gift is one that she cherishes in her heart. Not the title but the gift that God has given her. I hope to live my life as an example, I would rather walk the walk than talk the talk.
Among other things, Ms. Knight has piloted a program called Uplifting Neighborhoods. This project is in two parts, one is a program called H.U.M.S. Heroes designed to help under privileged children cope with the issues in their neighborhoods. It trains them in drama which leads into drama therapy for healing. The second half of their program emphasizes safety training, mannerisms and helping to beautify the community. The other, H.U.M.S. Hopegivers is geared towards women in those communities with programs to help with issues such as domestic violence, dating violence, rape etc. It is a project that trains and empowers these women to eventually run the program themselves. Thus encouraging a cycle of neighbors uplifting each other and building up their communities!
Rhonda had also been a regular and frequent speaker as well as mentor at Vista Maria, a fairly large girls juvenile facility located in Michigan. "Sadly the majority of these girls have been victims themselves which more than likely attributes to their acting out" she exclaims.
As mentioned, she's done a television show and an international radio show, the show "Uplifting" gave a voice to survivors and was comprised of expert panelists. Its unique design is formatted to inform and educate this nation and world's viewing audience and to encourage community involvement. it is also structured to deal with cultural and/or religious challenges victims may face. She is presently looking for new sponsorship for the show.
Ms. Knight is a certified member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and has training in 30 areas of study to help meet the needs of those seeking counseling. In addition Ms. Knight has ten Continuing Education-Psychology and Counseling certificates in the Sexual Trauma Series through Regent University. She is also a member of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) and the National Association of Drama Therapy ( NADT). Rhonda is also an Affinity Chair for Regent U. alumni-Atlanta. Ms. Knight was pursuing her BA in Theological & Biblical Studies with a minor in Psychology and plans to get her PhD afterwards.
Previously to her Speaking professionally and her career as an International Author, Ms. Knight enjoyed an extensive career as an Actor, Writer, Director, Producer, Professional Theatrical Makeup Artist and Instructor of Drama. She has experience in the technical aspect of theatre too, doing lighting, some basic sound, stage management, technical directing and set design. Because of owning her own production company, it equipped her to be successful in producing, marketing, advertising and promoting as well as putting on major events. She is currently the Director & Head of Tabernacle International Church Drama Ministry which is a full theatrical ensemble she oversees and provides training and instruction for in the art of Drama! She's even done clowning and professional face painting! She states she still performs and is available for any of these noted positions as well.
INTERNATIONAL AUTHOR, MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER, ACTOR, PRODUCER & MINISTER
ABOUT RHONDA KNIGHT