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A'Lelia Bundles

Author of Best-Selling Biography ON HER OWN GROUND: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker

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A’Lelia Bundles is an engaging public speaker and skilled MC, who brings warmth, intelligence, humor and a strong grasp of current events and history to her presentations. Author and journalist A’Lelia Bundles is at work on her fifth book, The Joy Goddess of Harlem: A’Lelia Walker and the Harlem Renaissance, a biography of her great-grandmother, whose parties, arts patronage and international travels helped define that era. On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker – a New York Times Notable Book about her entrepreneurial great-great-grandmother – is the inspiration for Self Made, the fictional four-part Netflix series starring Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer that premiered in March 2020.

A’Lelia is a vice chair of Columbia University’s Board of Trustees and chair emerita of the board of the National Archives Foundation. She also is a member of the advisory boards of the March on Washington Film Festival, the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the Smithsonian’s American Women’s History Initiative. She founded the Madam Walker Family Archives – the largest private collection of Walker photographs and memorabilia – and is brand historian for MCJW, a line of hair care products inspired by Madam Walker and manufactured by Sundial Brands for Sephora.com.

A’Lelia was a network television news executive and producer for thirty years at NBC News and then at ABC News, where she was Washington, DC deputy bureau chief and director of talent development.

Her articles and essays have been published in the New York Times Book Review, Parade, Ms., O Magazine, Essence, several encyclopedias and books, and on her blog at www.aleliabundles.com. As a speaker and emcee, she has appeared at universities, corporations and book festivals, as well as on ABC, CBS, MSNBC, NBC, NPR, PBS and BBC. She has served as an advisor for numerous documentaries, museum exhibits, biographies, scholarly papers and history texts.

A recipient of an Emmy and a du Pont Gold Baton, she has participated in writing residencies at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and received a masters degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Madam C.J. Walker: Entrepreneur (Black Americans of Achievement)

Madam C.J. Walker: Entrepreneur (Black Americans of Achievement)

On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker (Lisa Drew Books)

On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker (Lisa Drew Books)

On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker (Lisa Drew Books) (Paperback)

On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker (Lisa Drew Books) (Paperback)

Madam C.J. Walker (Black Americans of Achievement)

Madam C.J. Walker (Black Americans of Achievement)

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A'Lelia Bundles

Author of Best-Selling Biography ON HER OWN GROUND: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker

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A'Lelia Bundles Biography

A’Lelia Bundles is an engaging public speaker and skilled MC, who brings warmth, intelligence, humor and a strong grasp of current events and history to her presentations. Author and journalist A’Lelia Bundles is at work on her fifth book, The Joy Goddess of Harlem: A’Lelia Walker and the Harlem Renaissance, a biography of her great-grandmother, whose parties, arts patronage and international travels helped define that era. On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker – a New York Times Notable Book about her entrepreneurial great-great-grandmother – is the inspiration for Self Made, the fictional four-part Netflix series starring Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer that premiered in March 2020.

A’Lelia is a vice chair of Columbia University’s Board of Trustees and chair emerita of the board of the National Archives Foundation. She also is a member of the advisory boards of the March on Washington Film Festival, the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the Smithsonian’s American Women’s History Initiative. She founded the Madam Walker Family Archives – the largest private collection of Walker photographs and memorabilia – and is brand historian for MCJW, a line of hair care products inspired by Madam Walker and manufactured by Sundial Brands for Sephora.com.

A’Lelia was a network television news executive and producer for thirty years at NBC News and then at ABC News, where she was Washington, DC deputy bureau chief and director of talent development.

Her articles and essays have been published in the New York Times Book Review, Parade, Ms., O Magazine, Essence, several encyclopedias and books, and on her blog at www.aleliabundles.com. As a speaker and emcee, she has appeared at universities, corporations and book festivals, as well as on ABC, CBS, MSNBC, NBC, NPR, PBS and BBC. She has served as an advisor for numerous documentaries, museum exhibits, biographies, scholarly papers and history texts.

A recipient of an Emmy and a du Pont Gold Baton, she has participated in writing residencies at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and received a masters degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

A'Lelia Bundles Videos

  • A'Lelia Bundles Live - YouTube
    4 days ago ... Author and historian A'Lelia Bundles joined National Archives Foundation Executive Director Patrick Madden for a special online...
  • Author A'Lelia Bundles Talks Self Made: Inspired by the Life of ...
    Mar 23, 2020 ... Author A'Lelia Bundles Talks To Blackfilm.com writer Wilson Morales about Netflix's Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J....
  • Malveaux: A'Lelia Bundles - YouTube
    Sep 28, 2019 ... But A'Lelia Bundles, the great-great granddaughter of the famed Madame CJ Walker has been holding up the pen and telling her story...

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  • How to book A'Lelia Bundles?

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  • How much does it cost to book A'Lelia Bundles?

    Booking fees for A'Lelia Bundles, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire A'Lelia Bundles, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for A'Lelia Bundles?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like A'Lelia Bundles for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book A'Lelia Bundles for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent A'Lelia Bundles or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for A'Lelia Bundles or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

A'Lelia Bundles is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book A'Lelia Bundles for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. A'Lelia Bundles generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Susan L. Taylor, Kristie Kennedy, Maria Hinojosa, Rebecca Walker and Montel Williams. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling A'Lelia Bundles for an upcoming event.

A'Lelia Bundles Speaker Videos

  • A'Lelia Bundles Live - YouTube
    4 days ago ... Author and historian A'Lelia Bundles joined National Archives Foundation Executive Director Patrick Madden for a special online livestream ...
    Author A'Lelia Bundles Talks Self Made: Inspired by the Life of ...
    Mar 23, 2020 ... Author A'Lelia Bundles Talks To Blackfilm.com writer Wilson Morales about Netflix's Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker.
  • Malveaux: A'Lelia Bundles - YouTube
    Sep 28, 2019 ... But A'Lelia Bundles, the great-great granddaughter of the famed Madame CJ Walker has been holding up the pen and telling her story in a ...
    July 4th, 2012 at the National Archives: Keynote Address by A'Lelia ...
    Jul 17, 2012 ... July 4th, 2012 at the National Archives: Keynote Address by A'Lelia Bundles, President and Chair of the Foundation for the National Archives.

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