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

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Author and journalist A’Lelia Bundles is director of talent development for ABC News in Washington, DC and New York. Among her responsibilities are monitoring the transition of new correspondents to the network, the creation and coordination of a news division wide performance review process for editorial production staff, establishing training seminars for junior staff and overseeing various career development and mentoring initiatives.

Her critically-acclaimed, best-selling biography, ON HER OWN GROUND: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker [Scribner/Lisa Drew 2001/S&S Astria 2002], was named a 2002 Borders Books-Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist, a 2001 New York Times Notable Book, the 2001 Letitia Woods Brown Book Prize winner by the Association of Black Women Historians for the best book on black women’s history and a 2002 Honor Book by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. The first truly comprehensive account of Ms. Bundles’s great-great grandmother’s life, this nonfiction book is based on nearly three decades of her meticulous research in the libraries, historical societies, courthouses and private homes of more than a dozen U.S. cities. Her young adult biography, MADAM C.J. WALKER: ENTREPRENEUR [Chelsea House 1991] received an American Book Award.

Ms. Bundles was deputy bureau chief of ABC News in Washington from 1996 to 1999, after twenty years as a network television producer with ABC and NBC News. From 1989 until 1996 she was a producer with ABC’s “World News Tonight with Peter Jennings” on many award-winning “American Agenda” segments. While at NBC News from 1976 to 1989 in New York, Washington, Atlanta and Houston, her assignments for “Nightly News,” “Today” and several primetime specials and magazine broadcasts included Jesse Jackson’s 1984 presidential campaign, the 1984 Democratic Convention, the Atlanta youth murders and several hurricanes.

Ms. Bundles’s speeches about Madam Walker, media and journalism have been well-received across the country by audiences at conferences, libraries and educational institutions including the U.S. Postal Service, Harvard University, the National Archives, Spelman College, Princeton University, the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress and several book festivals. She has appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning, America,” NBC’s “Today,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” NPR’s “Morning Edition” and “Fresh Air,” C-Span Book TV’s “Public Lives,” WNET/13’s “A Walk Through Harlem” and other national programs. Her articles have been published in the New York Times Book Review, O (The Oprah Magazine), Parade, Essence, Fortune Small Business, Black Issues Book Review, the Radcliffe Quarterly, several other magazines.

She is a member of the board of Madam Walker Theatre Center of Indianapolis, of the Dean’s Council of the Radcliffe Institute for Advance Study at Harvard, of the advisory board of the National Women’s History Museum in Washington, DC and of the Harvard Alumni Association Nominating Committee for Overseers and Directors. She chairs the National Association of Black Journalists Authors Showcase. She has served as president of the Radcliffe College Alumnae Association, a Radcliffe College trustee, Radcliffe Quarterly advisory board member, a Board of Governors of the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy member, a Harvard Alumni Association director, a Harvard Club of Washington director and a National Women’s Hall of Fame board member. She has been a visiting faculty member at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and the Hurston/Wright Foundation’s Writers Week.

Among Ms. Bundles’s journalism awards are a du Pont Gold Baton and an Emmy. As well, she spearheaded the national campaign that led to the 1998 U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage stamp of Madam Walker. She was inducted into the Black Memorabilia Hall of Fame in 1991 and received a 2002 Harvard Alumni Association Award for outstanding service through alumni activities. In 2002 she created the 100 Books, 100 Women campaign to expand the library at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility of Women in New York.

Ms. Bundles graduated magna cum laude from Harvard/Radcliffe College, received a masters degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and an honorary doctorate from Indiana University. She is a member of the Alpha Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Harvard College. She lives in Washington DC.

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Books
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

Author and journalist A’Lelia Bundles is director of talent development for ABC News in Washington, DC and New York. Among her responsibilities are monitoring the transition of new correspondents to the network, the creation and coordination of a news division wide performance review process for editorial production staff, establishing training seminars for junior staff and overseeing various career development and mentoring initiatives.

Her critically-acclaimed, best-selling biography, ON HER OWN GROUND: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker [Scribner/Lisa Drew 2001/S&S Astria 2002], was named a 2002 Borders Books-Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist, a 2001 New York Times Notable Book, the 2001 Letitia Woods Brown Book Prize winner by the Association of Black Women Historians for the best book on black women’s history and a 2002 Honor Book by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. The first truly comprehensive account of Ms. Bundles’s great-great grandmother’s life, this nonfiction book is based on nearly three decades of her meticulous research in the libraries, historical societies, courthouses and private homes of more than a dozen U.S. cities. Her young adult biography, MADAM C.J. WALKER: ENTREPRENEUR [Chelsea House 1991] received an American Book Award.

Ms. Bundles was deputy bureau chief of ABC News in Washington from 1996 to 1999, after twenty years as a network television producer with ABC and NBC News. From 1989 until 1996 she was a producer with ABC’s “World News Tonight with Peter Jennings” on many award-winning “American Agenda” segments. While at NBC News from 1976 to 1989 in New York, Washington, Atlanta and Houston, her assignments for “Nightly News,” “Today” and several primetime specials and magazine broadcasts included Jesse Jackson’s 1984 presidential campaign, the 1984 Democratic Convention, the Atlanta youth murders and several hurricanes.

Ms. Bundles’s speeches about Madam Walker, media and journalism have been well-received across the country by audiences at conferences, libraries and educational institutions including the U.S. Postal Service, Harvard University, the National Archives, Spelman College, Princeton University, the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress and several book festivals. She has appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning, America,” NBC’s “Today,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” NPR’s “Morning Edition” and “Fresh Air,” C-Span Book TV’s “Public Lives,” WNET/13’s “A Walk Through Harlem” and other national programs. Her articles have been published in the New York Times Book Review, O (The Oprah Magazine), Parade, Essence, Fortune Small Business, Black Issues Book Review, the Radcliffe Quarterly, several other magazines.

She is a member of the board of Madam Walker Theatre Center of Indianapolis, of the Dean’s Council of the Radcliffe Institute for Advance Study at Harvard, of the advisory board of the National Women’s History Museum in Washington, DC and of the Harvard Alumni Association Nominating Committee for Overseers and Directors. She chairs the National Association of Black Journalists Authors Showcase. She has served as president of the Radcliffe College Alumnae Association, a Radcliffe College trustee, Radcliffe Quarterly advisory board member, a Board of Governors of the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy member, a Harvard Alumni Association director, a Harvard Club of Washington director and a National Women’s Hall of Fame board member. She has been a visiting faculty member at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and the Hurston/Wright Foundation’s Writers Week.

Among Ms. Bundles’s journalism awards are a du Pont Gold Baton and an Emmy. As well, she spearheaded the national campaign that led to the 1998 U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage stamp of Madam Walker. She was inducted into the Black Memorabilia Hall of Fame in 1991 and received a 2002 Harvard Alumni Association Award for outstanding service through alumni activities. In 2002 she created the 100 Books, 100 Women campaign to expand the library at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility of Women in New York.

Ms. Bundles graduated magna cum laude from Harvard/Radcliffe College, received a masters degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and an honorary doctorate from Indiana University. She is a member of the Alpha Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Harvard College. She lives in Washington DC.

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  • How to book A'Lelia Bundles?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like A'Lelia Bundles for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for A'Lelia Bundles, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for A'Lelia Bundles or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • 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 Bonnie Hagemann, Laura Stack, Kathy Ireland, Linda Armstrong Kelly and Stuart A. Sands. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling A'Lelia Bundles for an upcoming event.

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