Speaker: Judy Fambrough-Billingsley
Topic: “Researching, Writing and Publishing Your Family Legacy”
Description: Judy shares her experience searching for her roots. She will share what she has learned about leveraging resources when researching your family tree, whether found on the Internet or offline, and how to verify the information you discover. Participants interested in writing their own biography or family history will receive plenty of ideas to help them create their own unique story in a way that they will be proud to share it. Judy will also offer helpful publishing and marketing tips when choosing to make it public. The discussion will also cover how to prepare yourself emotionally for what you might unexpectedly discover while doing your research.
Bio: Judy was born in Germany shortly after the end of World War II and is the daughter of an African-American soldier and a German woman. She was placed in an orphanage in Germany before being adopted by an American Couple. Judy is the author of the book “Too Brown to Keep: A search for Love, Forgiveness, and Healing.”