Ramona King is a professional storyteller and actor. She helps educators and parents build the esteem of children through the power of story. She’s performed throughout the US for over 25 years in venues including the White House, cultural centers, universities, festivals, and conferences. She’s also former host of the Spoken Word Hour on KUNM Radio in Albuquerque.
Her solo show, On My Own, is her childhood story of finding community in the midst of adult turmoil. It’s a story about self-parenthood, connection and creating the family truly desired. The show opened at both the National Hispanic Cultural Center and the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence Training Conference.
She’s interviewed in Parenting Magazine, is listed in the commemorative book Albuquerque: Three Centuries to Remember, appeared on the cover of Abqarts magazine, and can be found on the award-winning cd “Rainbow Tales Too” featuring Prairie Home Companion’s Garrison Keillor.
In a Houston fundraiser she developed a workshop with International a Capella group Sweet Honey in the Rock “No Mirrors in My Nana’s House” celebrating and promoting the high self-esteem of children.
She studied Human Development, Family Studies and Early Childhood Development at Cornell University and the University of New Mexico.