The African American Cultural Center at NC State will present An Evening with Iyanla Vanzant: Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday January 14, 2013 from 6:00-8:00PM at the McKimmon Center. The event is part of the NC State celebration of the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tickets are available at NC State's Ticket Central; please see the Ticket Central website for hours. For additional event information, please see the African American Cultural Center website.
Iyanla Vanzant is an author and lecturer and currently hosts her own program, Iyanla, Fix My Life on the OWN network. She has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Michael Baisden Show and The Steve Harvey Morning Show. Vanzant holds a juris doctorate, a master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica, two honorary doctorates, an Emmy, and an NAACP Image Award. She has been hailed as one of Halle Berry’s five “Sheroes” (Glamour Magazine 2006); one of the country’s most influential African Americans (Ebony Magazine, 2004); among the country’s most 100 Influential Women (Women’s Day Magazine 2003); and one of the “most dynamic speakers in the United States” (Emerge Magazine 2000).
Iyanla Vanzant is the founder and director of the Institute for Spiritual Development. Several of Iyanla Vanzant’s books, including her most recent, Peace from Broken Pieces, will be available for purchase and signing following her presentation.