With over 10 years of public speaking experience, Khalia has had many opportunities to share her journey and motivate audiences of all sizes. Khalia has spoken for TEDx, at conferences, in schools, on podcasts and more. These engagements have taken the form of keynote addresses, award acceptance speeches, workshops, and panels.

2018 Winner of the SEED20 Community Vote Award

NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready. NAF's educational design ignites students' passion for learning and gives businesses the opportunity to shape America's future workforce by transforming the learning environment to include STEM infused industry-specific curricula and work-based learning experiences, including internships.