Shirlyon In the Spotlight

Shirlyon McWhorter is the kind of motivational speaker that connects with her audience with enthusiasm, energy, expertise, and eloquence. She delivers strategy-packed presentations to inspire audiences to move from vision to planning to execution.

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MAST Academy Black History Month event

Guest Speaker at the Black History Month Program sponsored by MAST Academy’s Black Student Union

Tuesday February 28th , Ahmari Alford, President of the Black Student Union at MAST Academy, put together a program for students featuring prominent black leaders from South Florida. The program featured professionals from three different fields and aimed at exposing opportunities available for minority students as well as insight to why diversity is important. [ READ MORE ]


Below is list of corporations, association, nonprofits, schools and churches to whom Shirlyon has presented programs.

  • Keynote Speaker: Light House for the Blind
  • Workshop: University Miami School of Law
  • Keynote Speaker: Florida International University
  • Trainer: St Thomas Law Students Diversity Seminar
  • Trainer: Carnival Cruise line
  • Keynote Speaker: Richard E. Gerstein Annual Law Day
  • Presenter: ICONIC Women Conference
  • Presenter: The Woman of Color Institute, Orlando, Fl.
  • Presenter: The Woman of Color Empowerment Conference
  • Keynote Speaker: Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta
  • Presenter: G.E. Women’s Network-South Florida Hub
  • Trainer: Miami Dade Community College
  • Keynote Speaker: Charmettes, Inc.
  • Commencement Speaker: D.A. Dorsey School
  • Commencement Speaker: Holy Faith M.B. Church
  • Commencement Speaker: Mount Herman A.M.E. Church
  • Commencement Speaker: Lindsey Hopkins Technical School
  • Keynote Speaker: FLOWHE Conference
  • Metropolitan B. Church Albany, Ga.
  • One Hand One Heart Conference
  • Faces of Courage Peggy Sherry
  • Comfortable in Your Own Skin Conference
  • Mt. Tabor Men’s Day Program
  • City of Opa Locka
  • City North Miami Police Department
  • Miami Dade Public Library System
  • Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office
  • Holland and Knights Girl Scouts Troop 1801
  • NAACP Florida Statewide Chapter
  • NAACP Dallas, Texas
  • Recapture the Vision
  • NAACP Sebring, Florida
  • Southern Regional Pan Hellenic Council