Dr. Alfiee is recognized as a gifted public speaker who routinely receives the highest reviews in her craft. Audiences have described her as engaging, thought-provoking, insightful, motivational and inspiring. Her expertise is built upon 20+ years of leading research in Research I institutions (aka: a prestigious Carnegie classification indicating schools that engage in extensive research activity) and she has amassed a superior track record of professional publications and research funding focused on mental health disparities.  Her speaking engagements allow her to describe her passion for the research that she conducts with youth, families, and communities (as partners); teaching academics and communities how to partner to help consumers achieve optimal mental health. Invite Dr. Alfiee to bring her dynamic, engaging, educational and inspiring style to your organization or next function.


Big East Men’s Basketball
Freshman Fundamentals

September 15, 2019

CBC Legislative Week Emergency Task Force on Black Youth Mental Health
September 11, 2019

Big East Women’s B-Ball Transition Game
September 7, 2019

Gettin’ Better with Ron Funches
July 31, 2019

MindTime w/Madison 
( &
Madison Macgregor)
July 3, 2019

HECMA (Higher Education Case Managers Association)
June 13, 2019

Can We Talk? Couch Convo w/ Taraji P. Henson & Charlemange 
June 8, 2019

Academy Health Summit on Teen Mental Health Crises
June 5, 2019

American College Health Association Meeting
May 30, 2019

Soulpancake: Four Conversations About One Thing
May 29, 2019

Detroit High School Tour 
(Romulus & 
May 23-25, 2019 

@OfficialCBC Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide & Mental Health April 30, 2019


Washington State U. RCI Converse Lecture 
March 20-21, 2019 

Edmund Burke Independent School, Washington, DC
December 11, 2018

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman Capitol Hill Congressional Briefing
December 6, 2018

American Psychological Association Thank a Scientist Week honoree
November 2018

Kent State University Dept. of Psychology Colloquium
October 26, 2018 

University of California San Francisco Psychiatry Visiting Faculty Lecture
October 9, 2018

Ohio Statewide Suicide Prevention Conference Keynote
September 28, 2018

BIG EAST Conference Freshman Fundamentals 
September 15, 2018

Research! America
September 6, 2018

Sisters-in-Law radio talk show WAOK (Atlanta)
August 25, 2018

Faculty retreat at James Madison college at Michigan State University
August 23, 2018