Frenchie Davis MPH is an authority on Human Sexuality, Public Leadership and Health with a laser-beam focus on the African-American community. She is a certified life coach that specializes in REBT (Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy) and Emotional Intelligence. Frenchie combines her love and expertise of social services, education, and pop-culture to Entertain, Educate and Enhance the emotional and sexual health of her audiences.
Frenchie founded Dis La Vérité: Institute of Emotional Literacy to cultivate the normalization of not only being mindful of feelings and needs but being better at honoring and understanding the destination and distance those feelings and needs must travel. For over 20+ years she has honed her craft working with vulnerable marginalized populations that include teen parents, HIV survivors, Black male youth, domestic violence survivors, and social justice victims. She works both nationally and internationally through workshops, lectures, blogging and TV appearances, including HBO’s Def Poetry Jam (2003)and hosted and produced an edge cutting sexuality talk show, “Libido Talk” on WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City from 2011-2014.
Frenchie is a board member for the Incarnation Institute of Sex and Faith (IISF). She collaborates with a broad range of community stakeholders and organizations. As a global citizen she has spent a significant portion of her career advocating in both the US and abroad for the end of HIV prevalence. She is a returning presenter for the State of Michigan Health and Human Services HIV division. She was a research scholar at the Cuba Delegation for Race, Culture, Gender, and Sexuality and was also a scholar at the Black Feminism Summer School and studying abroad in Cachoeira, Brazil for the Decolonization of Black Feminism with renowned academic and activist Angela Davis. In fall of 2018 Frenchie is featured as a sexpert in the newly published book Untrue by New York Times Best Selling Author, Wednesday Martin Ph.D. Frenchie continues to dedicate her passion to building communities that reimagine sexual and emotionally healthy cultural ecosystems for Black and disenfranchised communities.