MEET THE CHAMP
Ramona J. Smith is an international award-winning public speaker who holds the prestigious title
of the 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking. She is a powerhouse, a gracious woman
beyond measure one who courageously surpassed over 30,000 people to receive such an
illustrious honor. Her ubiquitous stage presence and poised intellectual delivery of various
topics has made Ramona one of the most sought-after public speakers in the world.
Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, audiences admire her unrivaled ability to captivate and
connect with individuals from across the globe of all races and ethnicities. She has given keynote
addresses in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Brazil
and India. Ramona has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing from
the famed Baldwin Wallace University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She is currently pursuing
an Executive MBA from Prairie View A&M University in Houston, Texas.
Ramona spends a great deal of her time traveling the world delivering encouraging messages of
hope, triumph, perseverance, leadership and love. She has been featured on Forbes.com,
Business Insider, INC.com, and a number of other creditable news outlets. When she is not
touring the world, you can find Ramona speaking on a smaller stage inspiring students in the
classroom to go after their goals. In addition to being an educator, author and poet; her greatest
joy is being mother to her son.
INSPIRING THE WORLD
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL
May 25, 2019
Breaking Barriers 2019 Toastmasters International Conference
JUBAIL, SAUDI ARABIA
DELC 2019 Toastmasters International
March 15-16, 2019
February 3-10, 2019
Sri Lanka Symposium Toastmasters Club
Bahrain Society of Engineers
Capital Club Bahrain
University of Bahrain
Gulf Petrochemicals Industries Co.
Ibn Khuldoon School
Supreme Council of Women