I am thrilled to have one of our Homecoming Challenge sponsors in studio tomorrow, Diane Wilson Onwuchekwa, from HBCU Philanthropic Training and Leadership. There are so many synergies with what we are doing and we cannot wait to share. Please tune in! The Brand You episode of Dana Being Dana LIVE on location from D.C., airing at a SPECIAL TIME 8 PM EST/7 PM CST TOMORROW on Facebook.
About Ms. Diane Wilson Onwuchekwa: Diane Wilson Onwuchekwa has worked in the areas of pharmaceutical territory management, higher education sales and nonprofit administration. Diane spent over 20 years as pharmaceutical and medical center representative where she sold analgesics, diabetic and infectious disease medications. Her target audience was residents, fellows and attending physicians in teaching hospitals in DC, MD, VA, PA and OH. She sold pharmaceuticals for Upjohn, Berlex, Fujisawa, and Whitehall Labs.
She is most proud of selling the first Dell laptop computer initiative to Bowie State University in the very early 2000s. The program allowed over 600 freshmen to receive laptops to start their college career and to serve in closing the digital divide. She worked at Inside Higher Ed, online higher education news, as the Manager of Business Development and Diversity Marketing. Diane was Director Development for Prince George’s County Literacy Council and performed as Funds Manager for the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) in Washington, DC. While she was in graduate student, she worked for a leading public relations firm specializing in crisis management in social and corporate responsibility for major corporations.
She is an active member of Friend of Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel at Howard University in Washington, DC. She works on Social Media team, Archives Committee and Innovation and Technology Committees. For the past six years, she volunteers at Bowie State University in Alumni Affairs and Annual Giving. A Hampton University alumnus and Diane earned a Master’s degree from North Carolina A&T State University in Adult Education.
Diane was born and raised in Danville, Virginia. Her book was released January 2017 entitled: Teachable Moments – Spirituality and Medicine. Diane has presented her book and given her testimony about her spiritual journey after spending 7.5 months in the hospital recovering from over 70 broken and fractured bones (including her neck) after her head-on car crash.
YouTube Pictures of Accident and Recovery https://youtu.be/io89ukukypo
Twitter Check out Teachable Moments (@StepGradStep): https://twitter.com/StepGradStep?s=09
Amazon – Book-TEACHABLE MOMENTS:SPIRITUALITY AND MEDICINE https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1?ie=UTF8&text=Diane+Wilson+Onwuchekwa&se arch-alias=books&field-author=Diane+Wilson+Onwuchekwa&sort=relevancerank
This book will help clergy, all health care providers, family and friends to support someone to get well, but it will help all of us to stay well–to have a heightened awareness of our need for spiritual fitness.
Rev. Fay Acker, Retired, Director of Pastoral Care, Rankin Chapel, Howard University “I believe your book showed how God’s watchful care is ever present, even in a disaster like yours.”
John K. Graham, M.D., D.Min., President and CEO Institute for Spirituality and Health – Texas Medical Center says “Teachable Moments is a must read for persons who want to be restored physically and spiritually.”
Rev. Loretta Ewell Johnson -Pastor, Jones Memorial UMC Interview UDC-TV – https://youtu.be/hye9Ho28Ovo
Blog Radio Interview – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/renford/2014/03/06/the-k-n-o-w-show-withguest-diane-wilson-onwuchekwa