Hollis | Speaking
Hollis Wong-Wear is a poet, performer, songwriter, and community advocate who lives between Seattle, WA, and Los Angeles. She is the lead vocalist of the Seattle-based electronic R&B trio The Flavr Blue, and was GRAMMY nominated for Album of the Year for her vocal performance of “White Walls” on The Heist by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
Hollis, Hollis Wong-Wear, poet, performer, singer, songwriter, advocate, topline, seattle, los angeles, writer, author, Macklemore, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, White Walls, featured, vocalist, The Flavr Blue, Flavr Blue, Love Notes, Bright Vices,
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Hollis has appeared at conferences, conventions, speaker series, college and high school campuses, and more as both a keynote speaker and a spoken word performer.

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OneAmerica Annual Celebration 2014 – Keynote Poetry Performance
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TEDx UofW – “A Family Tradition”
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YMCA Inspire Luncheon – Keynote Spoken Word Performance

Select Appearances:

 

2016

 

+ PLANNED PARENTHOOD TEEN COUNCIL LOBBY DAY

 

2015

 

+ A CONVERSATION WITH GLORIA STIENEM & CHERYL STRAYED, BENAROYA HALL

+ UPGRADE SEATTLE LAUNCH CELEBRATION @ TOWN HALL

+ TEDX UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

+ LEADERSHIP TOMORROW’S ART & CULTURE CHALLENGE DAY

+ SPACE NEEDLE & CHIHULY GARDEN AND GLASS BREAKFAST SERIES

+ UW MULTIRACIAL GRADUATION CEREMONY

 

2014

 

+ CREATIVE MORNINGS SEATTLE: “FREEDOM” | CLICK TO WATCH

+ TOWN HALL’S TALK OF THE TOWN

+ SEATTLE UNIVERSITY PEP TALK: CREATIVE WRITING

+ IN-NW DIGITAL MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE

+ HYPHEN MAGAZINE’S MR. HYPHEN ANNUAL CELEBRATION

+ CENTER FOR WOMEN AND DEMOCRACY’S LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE AND FOOD FOR THOUGHT

+ CITIZEN UNIVERSITY

+ ONEAMERICA ANNUAL CELEBRATION / FUNDRAISER

+ YWCA INSPIRE LUNCHEON SERIES

+ HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE APIA HISTORY MONTH