Dorian Turner

Book Public Speaker Dorian Turner

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About Dorian Turner

Dorian began her speaking career in high school as a semi-finalist in the Martin Luther King ‘I have a Dream’ speech contest and the ‘Patchwork Poetry’ contest.

Since then, she has given lectures at the Spelman College to students studying abroad and to  groups in Buenos Aires and Argentina about culture, politics and international education. She has also presented at the U.S. Embassy in Brazil.

Her experience and background as a Latin Americanist, as an educator and as a diplomat has led her to over 30 countries as a lecturer, workshop facilitator, and teacher, including Egypt, Morocco, Argentina, Brazil, Israel, Australia, France, Spain and Uruguay.

Dorian has worked for the US Department of State, the US Agency for International Development and New York University, with pivotal roles in the non-profit, governmental, entertainment and business sectors. She has a Master of Arts degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (politics concentration) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.


Latin American Culture and Business

Lessons in Equality

How to Grow Your Business in  Latin America

Outsourcing in Latin America

Travel Preparation (include survival Spanish and Portuguese)

Buenos Aires

The Paris of South America

Exotic Adventures in the Amazon

Ecotourism in Costa Rica

The 15 Most Common Mistakes Made in Business English

Saying It Right – Getting Your Point Across with Team Members

Business Writing Intensive Course (a series of short classes to improve business communications

Social media, Blogging and Phlogging (Photo Blogging) for Business and Life

Resume Writing

Diversity Training

Leading Diverse Teams

Business Without Borders

Working with International Employees


Organizing and Productivity

Staying Organized When Life Gets Hectic

Balancing Act

Making Work and Home Work Out

Dictatorships and Dollars

Why Latin American Politics Matters


The Story of the Disappeared in Latin America

On Strike

Not Business as Usual

Latin American Politicians

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