Wambui Bahati Clients


Some Past and Present Wambui Bahati Clients and Events:



New York City Housing Authority

US Army Family Advocacy Program
Walter Reed Army Institute & Fort Detrick

Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center - Cleveland, OH

WILD - Women In Longview Day

Jimmy Carter Weekend

Habitat for Humanity - International

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Prince Edward Collegiate Institute - Ontario, Canada

Diverse Voices Family Violence Conference - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Quinte Coordinating Committee Against Violence - Belleville, Ontario

Turtle Mountain Victims of Crime -ND

Texas Council on Family Violence

The Spring of Tampa Bay

S.A.F.E., Inc - Ashville, NC

Rotary Club of El Paso

Halifax Community College - Weldon, NC

Alternatives, Inc of Madison County - Central Indiana

Clark County YWCA - Vancouver, WA

Marine Corps Community Services (Miramar) - San Diego, CA

Southern Regional Area Health Education Center - Fayetteville, NC

Mental Health Association os Southwest Florida - Naples, FL

Maya Angelou International Women's Health Summit - Winston Salem, NC

St. Paul Lutheran Church - Flemington, NJ

Legal Aid - Marion, VA

Emory and Henry College - Emory, VA

Washington State University (YWCA)

Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Middle Tennessee State University

Care Plus Foundation

John Umstead Hospital

Second Behavioral Care Management Conference

Wake Area Health Education Center

Alternatives 2002

NY State Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (NYAPSRS)

Greensboro YWCA

National Organization for Women (NOW)

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Greensboro Junior League

Wake Forest University Women's Studies

NC A & T State University

High Point University

Aycock Middle School- NC

Horry-Georgetown Technical College, SC

Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County, Princeton, NJ

Page High School-NC

Mental Health Association of SW Florida

Voorhees College, SC

Albemarle Hope Line

Stepping Stones of Rockford, Inc

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Bennett College - Greensboro, NC

The Mental Health Association of Essex County

Sanders County Coalition for Families - Thompson Falls, Montana

University of Pittsburg Medical Center
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership, Worcester. MA

US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

CBHC - Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council

Marion County Children's Alliance Family Violence Prevention Workgroup, Ocala, FL

Columbia St. Mary's Hospital - Milwaukee, WI

Advocates Inc. - Framingham, MA

PAVE - The University of Wisconsin - Madison

RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness

Region Ten - Consumer Advisory Council - Charlottesville, VA

The Wellspring Alliance for Families - Rayville, LA

University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Psychiatry

Columbia St. Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

James Borland Convocation Series - Adrian College



Wednesday, October 5, 2011 "I Am Domestic Violence" (US Army Family Advocacy Program) Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) 0900 Forest Glen Annex Silver Spring, Maryland

Wednesday, October 6, 2011 "I Am Domestic Violence" (US Army Family Advocacy Program) 0830 and 1330 Fort Detrick Frederick, Maryland

The Plaque Presented to Wambui Reads: "In grateful appreciation for your outstanding "I Am Domestic Abuse" presentation. Your play was captivating and your openness in sharing your personal experiences made a deep impression on all of us. Thanks to you I am sure that everyone left with a greater understanding of the seriousness of domestic abuse and more equipped to recognize and prevent emotional and physical abuse. Thank you for being a part of our Domestic Abuse Prevention Month. The Soldiers and civilians of Fort Detrick are in your debt." - Colonel Allan J. Darden, Sr.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 "I Am Domestic Violence" (Domestic Violence Center) Windows on the River 2000 Sycamore Street Cleveland, Ohio

Sunday, November 13, 2011 "I Am Domestic Violence" Diverse Voices Family Violence Conference Fantasyland Hotel West Edmonton Mall Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Monday, November 14, 2011 "After, Above and Beyond Domestic Violence - Is Self-Love the Key?" Diverse Voices Family Violence Conference Fantasyland Hotel West Edmonton Mall Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 "I Am Domestic Violence" Quinte Coordinating Committee Against Violence Empire Theatre Belleville, Belleville, Ontario

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 "I Am Domestic Violence" Quinte Coordinating Committee Against Violence Banquet Centre 1 Alhambra Belleville, Ontario

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 Balancing Act - the Musical NAMI Education Recognition Banquet The Double Tree Hotel 6:00 - 9:00PM Ontario, California

Thursday May 12, 2011 Domestic Violence Awareness & Self-Empowerment "I Am Domestic Violence" Performance, Discussion, Q&A, Resources Prince Edward Collegiate Institute 9:30 AM Belleville, Ontario, Canada

Thursday March 3, 2011 Domestic Violence Awareness & Self-Empowerment "I Am Domestic Violence" Performance, Discussion, Q&A, Resources Voorhees College 9:30 AM Denmark, SC

Thursday October 21, 2010 Domestic Violence Awareness & Self-Empowerment "I Am Domestic Violence" Performance, Discussion, Q&A, Resources Horry-Georgetown Technical College Venue: Burroughs and Chaplin Auditorium 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Conway, SC

Tuesday September 21, 2010 Domestic Violence Awareness & Self-Empowerment "I Am Domestic Violence" Performance, Discussion, Q&A, Resources Hamilton Health Services Venue: RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness Quakerbridge Rd., 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Mercerville, NJ

Saturday, May 8th 2010 "Balancing Act - the Musical"Mental Health Association of SW Florida Norris Center, 755 8th Ave. South Naples, FL 


Faison Firehouse Theater Presents: "Zoraesque"

Saturday, March 20th, 2010 8 PM "Zoraesque", a play written by Eleanor Traylor, featuring actress Lynn Whitfield Staged by George Faison Faison Firehouse Theater Harlem, New York City Celebrates the life of Zora Neale Hurston!

". . . Standouts included; Wambui Bahati, whose engaging stage persona and perfect comedic timing kept us wanting more, . . ." (HarlemWorld.com)


Sunday, February 21, 2010 Domestic Violence Awareness "I Am Domestic Violence", Talk, Discussion, Q&A, Resources (Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County) Venue: McCosh Hall, Princeton University Princeton, NJ

Thursday February 4th 2010 "I Am Domestic Violence" A kick-off to “Healthy Relationships Week!” St. Joseph’s College Campus Activities Board Tuohy Auditorium, Brooklyn, New York

October 6th 2009 "I Am Domestic Violence" PAVE - Promoting Awareness Victim Empowerment The University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison, WI

September 18th 2009 "Balancing Act - the Musical" Region Ten - Consumer Advisory Council 'Recovery Life Style Change' Holiday Inn, 1901 Emmet Street Charlottesville, VA

September 15th and 16th 2009 "I Am Domestic Violence" The Wellspring Alliance for Families Rayville Civic Center 827 Louisa St. Rayville, LA

"The Thresholds' Staff Development Day Conference” 
Chicago, Illinois 
November 8, 2006

Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition’s 
2006 Statewide Summit on Homelessness and Housing 
The Road Home: “Under Construction In Kansas” 
October 26, 2006

US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association
Keynote Speaker 
Phoenix, AZ 
June 5, 2006

University of Pittsburg Medical Center Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic 
15th Annual Case Management Conference 
Keynote Speaker 
Champion, PA 
June 1, 2006

Clothed and In Our Right Minds:
Black Women, Mental Health and Faith
Bennett College
Keynote Speaker 
Greensboro, NC 
April 8, 2006

NAMI - Orange County 
"Balancing Act" 
The ArtsCenter 
Carrboro, NC 
Saturday, October 1, 2005

Entertainer / Speaker 
"A Taste of Recovery": An evening of Inspirational 
entertainment and tasty cuisine" 
Phoenix, Arizona 
Saturday, August 20, 2005

Keynote Speaker 
Zepf Community Health Center 
30th Anniversary & Fund- Raiser 
Toledo-Lucas County Library Toledo, Ohio 
Saturday, October 9, 2004

Don't Tell Mama 
New York, NY 
"Balancing Act" 
July, August, September 2004

Blue Water Clubhouse and Community Mental Health of St. 
Clair County - sponsors 
"Balancing Act" 
McMorran Auditorium, Port Huron, MI 
Thursday May 13, 2004

NAMI- NC "20th Anniversary" Spring Conference 
"Excerpts from Balancing Act" 
North Raleigh Hilton, Raleigh, NC 
Friday April 23, 2004

The Spring of Tampa Bay, Inc. 
'Gift of Peace' Breakfast 
"I Am Domestic Violence" 
Tampa, FL 
December 4, 2003

Keynote Speaker 
Wisconsin State Independent Living Council 
2003 Rehabilitation & Transition Training Conference 
The American Club 
Kohler, Wisconsin 
Friday April 11, 2003

Care Plus Foundation, New Jersey - sponsors 
"Excerpts from Balancing Act" 
Felician college, 252 South Main Street, Lodi, NJ 
Friday March 28, 2003

Keynote Speaker 
Women In Longview Day 
Maude Cobb Convention Center 
Longview, Texas 
March 22, 2002

Entertainer 
Jimmy Carter Weekend 
Habitat for Humanity International 
Americus, Georgia 
April 13, 2002

Alternatives 2002 
"Excerpts from Balancing Act" 
Hyatt Regency 
Atlanta, GA 
September 18-22 2002

Entertainer / Speaker 
NY State Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation 
(NYAPSRS) 20th Annual Conference 
"Excerpts from Balancing Act" 
Now More Than Ever: Hope, Healing and Recovery 
Nevele Grande 
Ellenville, NY 
September 18-22 2002

Guest Speaker 
“Understanding Mental Illness” 
NAMI Cumberland County 
Various Local High Schools 
Fayetteville, North Carolina 
May 30 & 31, 2001

Guest Speaker 
“Didn’t You See My Show?” 
My Journey With Bipolar Mood Disorder 
Public Sector Psychiatry Conference 
University of Massachusetts 
Leominster, Massachusetts 
April 27, 2001

Mahwah, New Jersey 
"Excerpts from Balancing Act" 
Ramapo College 
College Theater 
October 17, 2001

Toledo, Ohio 
"Balancing Act" 
AMI of Greater Toledo 
The Franciscan Center 
October 12, 2001

Washington, D.C. 
"Balancing Act" 
NAMI 2001 Annual Convention 
July 13, 2001

Rockford, Illinois 
"Balancing Act" 
Stepping Stones of Rockford 
Coronado Theatre 
May 23, 2001

Speaker / Entertainer
“Some People” (Original one-woman show)
Dinner with Millard & Linda Fuller, founders 
Habitat for Humanity International 
Winter Haven, Florida 
March 10, 2001

Luncheon Speaker/ Entertainer 
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Conference 
John Umstead Hospital 
Butner, North Carolina 
November 2-3, 2000

Nashville, Tennessee 
"Balancing Act" 
NAMI Tennessee 
Ryman Auditorium 
October 22, 2000

Keynote Speaker 
Second Behavioral Care Management Conference 
Wake Area Health Education Center 
Raleigh, North Carolina 
October 17, 2000

St. Louis, Missouri 
"Balancing Act" 
NAMI Missouri 
October 14, 2000

Keynote Speaker 
Workshop Presenter 
AMI of Northeast Michigan 
Alpena, Michigan 
October 5, 2000

Performer in Arts and Media Festival 
Presenter in “Healing and the Arts” Symposium 
NAMI 2000 Annual Convention 
San Diego, California 
June 14-18, 2000

Keynote Speaker 
Workshop Presenter 
AMI of Greater Toledo (Ohio) Convention 
Toledo, Ohio 
May 15, 2000

NAMI North Carolina 
Recipient of President’s Award 2000 and 
Entertainer for Evening Reception 
2000 Spring Conference 
May 12, 2000

“Celebration of Phenomenal Bennett Women” 
Koury Convention Center Greensboro, North Carolina May 11, 2000

Guest Speaker 
Family Forum 
Durham (NC) Public Library 
November 18, 1999

Keynote Speaker 
NAMI Tennessee Convention 
Johnson City, Tennessee 
October 22-23, 1999

Fayetteville, North Carolina 
"Balancing Act" 
NAMI Cumberland County 
(Return Engagement) 
Methodist College 
October 10, 1999

New York, NY 
"Balancing Act" 
John Houseman 
September 28-29, 1998

NAMI Tenn Poster for Wambui Bahati's Balancing Act at Ryman Theater

Hosted by NAMI Tennessee 
October 22, 2000

After performance in Naples 12-6-13 Mental Health Assoc of SW FL

Wambui Bahati With Brian Follweiler, June 23, 2012, Mental Health Association of SW Florida

June 2012, With Brian Follweiler,Program Director, Mental Health Association of SW Florida 

Wambui Bahati NC Balancing Act Tour

NAMI-NC, North Carolina 'Balancing Act' tour - 1998-1999 

Wambui Bahati on Bill Board in Port Huron, MI

Port Huron, MI 
October 6, 2005

Wambui Bahati with President Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter

President 'Jimmy Carter Weekend' 
April 13, 2002

Wambui Bahti at Fort Detrick

October 5, 2011 - Fort Detrick

Wambui Bahati with Troops at Fort Detrick
Wambui Bahati With Johnnetta B. Cole after performance at Bennett College, 2006

With Johnnetta B. Cole, Bennett College, "Black Women, Mental Health and Faith", April 8, 2006

Wambui Bahati with Habitat Founders

Millard & Linda Fuller, founders 
Habitat for Humanity International 
March 10, 2001

Wambui with Leila Rogers at Horry-Georgetown Technical College

With Leila Rogers, Horry-Georgetown Technical College October 21, 2010

Wambui Bahati at Goldsboro Community College 1998

Goldsboro Community College 1998

Wambui Bahati performing Balancing Act for Mental Health Association of SW Florida

Mental Health Association of SW Florida, Naples - 2010 

Wambui Bahati Speaking at NAMI 2000 Annual Convention  June 14-18, 2000

NAMI 2000 Annual Convention 
June 14-18, 2000

Wambui Performs Balancing Act  in Cleveland, Ohio - 2011, Photo courtesy of Marc Golub Photography

Cleveland, Ohio - 2011, Photo courtesy of Marc Golub Photography 

Wambui Bahati with member of Louisiana Coalition Against  Domestic Violence

Louisiana Coalition Against  Domestic Violence

Wambui Bahati with Ms. Jamison, Voorhees College, Denmark, SC March 3, 2011

Ms. Jamison, Voorhees College, Denmark, SC March 3, 2011 

WambuiBahati speaks at Forsyth Technical Community College

October 2012, Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston Salem, NC

Wambui Bahati With Lynn Vinson of Blue Water Clubhouse and Community Mental Health Port Huron, MI, 2004

With Lynn Vinson 
Blue Water Clubhouse and Community Mental Health of St. Clair County ,Port Huron, MI, 2004

Wambui Bahati With Presenters of

With Presenters of "I Am Domestic Violence", Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 28, 2012 

 

Wambui Bahati with NAMI, Forsyth County members

NAMI, Forsyth County - 1999

Wambui Bahati Speaks at Fund Raiser  for Zepf Community Health Center

Zepf Community Health Center 
October 9, 2004

4th Annual Traja Event, January 2013, Fitchburg, Wisconsin (domestic violence awareness)