Amanda Ray Epe BEM, a dynamic and influential figure in the realm of motivational speaking, has made significant contributions through her multifaceted career as an author, filmmaker, and storyteller. Her collaborations with esteemed organisations like the BBC and the RAF Museum highlight her versatility and commitment to excellence in her field. Amanda’s talent in crafting engaging narratives is not only evident in her books and films but also in her powerful speeches. Her ability to weave compelling stories into her presentations makes her an exceptional speaker, captivating her audiences and leaving a lasting impact.
As a speaker, Amanda focuses on a range of pertinent and impactful topics, including Women’s Empowerment, International Women’s Day/Month, Diversity and Inclusion, Racial Equality, and Black History Month. Her approach to these subjects is not just informative but also deeply inspiring, encouraging her audience to reflect, engage, and act. Amanda’s blogs, including ‘Fly Girls Wellness: Empowering Girls and Women’, serve as an extension of her speaking engagements, offering insights and inspiration to a broader audience. This blog, under her alias Amanda-Ray, reflects her dedication to empowering women and girls, showcasing her commitment to these causes both on and off the stage.
Amanda’s journey is marked by significant achievements and accolades, underscoring her dedication to her craft and her community. In 2016, she founded the FLY GIRLS’ UK project, an initiative recognised for its impact and excellence with several awards, including Run Group & Leader of the Year by England Athletics in 2017 and the Pride of Brent in 2019. Her receipt of the BEM Queen’s Honour in 2021 for services to empower girls and women is a testament to her profound influence and commitment. The initial activities of FLY GIRLS’, including community jogging/running and box-fit sessions, along with writing for wellbeing forums, demonstrate Amanda’s holistic approach to empowerment, intertwining physical wellness and creative expression.
Amanda’s book ‘A Fly Girl’ (2014), a travel memoir, sparked the Fly Girls Wellness movement, illustrating her ability to turn personal experiences into impactful community projects. This movement, which officially began in 2016, has since grown into a collaborative effort with volunteers and partners, further expanding its reach and impact. Amanda’s work, whether through her writing, speaking engagements, or community projects, consistently focuses on uplifting and empowering women, making her a highly respected and influential figure in the field of motivational speaking. For those interested in learning more about her services or the Fly Girls Wellness movement, do not hesitate to hire Amanda for your upcoming events today.