Bettie Edwards-Murchison #115

Bettie Edwards Murchison has been a Nationally Recognized Trainer and Consultant in the Nurturing Parenting® Programs for over 25 years.  A great favorite with training audiences, Bettie is a sought-after speaker and trainer. She was trained by Dr. Stephen J. Bavolek, principal author of the Nurturing Parenting Programs.  She is the author of the Nurturing Parenting Program Supplement for African American Families.

Motto "To whom much is given, much is expected."

- BA, Political Science/Criminal Justice, NCSU 
- Certificate in Nonprofit Management, Duke University 
- Graduate Studies at Duke University and UNC-CH

- CEO, Oasis Health and Wellness Centers International
- Oasis Training and Consulting
- PresidentCEO, W.E.B. DuBois Community Development Corporation, Wake Forest, NC
- Executive Director, The DuBois Center, Wake Forest, NC 
- Nurturing Program Coordinator, Speakers Bureau Coordinator, SAFEchild, Raleigh, NC 
- National Trainer and Consultant, The Nurturing Parenting®  Programs

Civic Involvement 
- Raleigh Organizing Against Racism, Board Member
- The People, Board Member
- North Carolina Museum of History African American Cultural Celebration, Board Member
- Wake County Community Remembrance Project, Member
- Preservation North Carolina, Former Board Member 
- North Carolina Freedom Monument Park, Former Board Member
- Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies, Former Board Member 
- Wake County Housing Authority, Former Family Self-Sufficiency Program Chair
- Wake Council on Adolescent Pregnancy, Former Board Member  
- Health Education Task Force of Wake County, Member 
- The Encouraging Place, Former Board Member
- North Carolina Fatherhood Development Advisory Council, Member 
- Habitat for Humanity of Wake County, Former Board Member 
- Salvation Army Advisory Council, Former Council Secretary 
Organizational Involvement 
- Black Women Investment Corporation, Inc  
- Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship Inc.
- Toastmasters, International                                            

Contact Info:

Bettie Edwards-Murchison #115

Raleigh, North Carolina

(919) 261.8624
(919) 714.3854 cell