AboutThirty years of experience as a motivational speaker and a professional storyteller, Ms. Grant-Baptiste has been showcased at storytelling and performance venues throughout the United States. Her signature story is "The People Could Fly." The story is a moving and beautifully retold folktale that captures how the faith of a people gave them the strength to traverse and magically fly above the tribulation and trepidation of slavery. Throughout her performances, she continually promotes a deep and abiding appreciation for and preservation of the stories and folktales from traditions worldwide. Her stories and programs are as rich and enduring as the mighty Baobab tree.