I take great joy in speaking with audiences of all sizes. See below for past examples of my work, and a short video of a commencement speech I delivered at Pfeiffer University. 

Ted Edlich Highlight Reel


…”Powerful and Insightful”

….” Edlich knows what he is talking.  His message is inspiring”

….”Ted received a standing ovation for his forceful, challenging, and provocative remarks.”

….”Balanced, thoughtful, and well presented. We need to have him back soon.”

…”Very glad I made the decision to come this morning and hear this excellent presentation.”

Congregation feedback,

Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke

” Ted Edlich brings wisdom gleaned from years of experience combined with deep compassion and understanding.  He is a compelling speaker who has the rare

gift of combining years of lived experience with a rich appreciation of the problems

the world faces today. 

Professor Michael E. Gettings,

Hollins University


  • Executive in Residence, Ferrum College 

  • Visiting Fellow and Guest Lecturer, Hollins University Batten School of Leadership Fall 2015

  • Co-presenter on Mindful Practice at Virginia Counselors Association. Nov. 2016

  • The Maryland Community Action Partnership

  • Virginia Community Action Partnership

  • D.C. Area Nonprofit and Civil Society Scholars  at Urban Institute

  • Community Voices: Ideas for Change; Ideas that Matte, School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech Spring 2016.

  • Pfeiffer University, Commencement Address to Master’s Degree Candidates. August 2016.

  • Presentation at the Unitarian Universalist Church on "Race: Where We Have Been, Where We Are, and Where We Are Headed." October 2016.

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