She is a frequent guest on PCNC "Night Talk" and has also appeared on WQED iQ Smart Parent and is also an accomplished writer. She is a contributor to Parent Society Magazine and has been quoted in the New York Times. And she started her blog, Chaton’s World, in 2006 and wrote about her life as a young lawyer searching for love. After becoming pregnant, she truly found her voice. She became more passionate about issues related to working women trying to achieve work/life balance. As a result, she transformed her blog to focus on work/life balance and pregnancy. When she became a mother, her wonderful daughter provided her with substantial writing material! Having her son this past year has given her even more things to write about.
She has appeared on television numerous times and is an experienced national speaker. Her audiences have included a wide variety of demographics. She enjoys sharing her personal and professional life journey, highlighting relatable experiences of becoming an attorney, overcoming stereotypes, and being a young professional woman. She has also experienced a miracle. In 2009, she suffered a potentially crippling illness while training for a marathon. However, instead of losing her limbs she found a fuller life full of love and motherhood.
She has spoken before many organizations as a keynote speaker, presenter, moderator, panelist and has served as a Mistress of Ceremonies.
Podcast:Chaton Turner – Working Motherhood
Prior Speaking Engagements:
- The Urban League of Greater Rochester Black Scholars Program Banquet
- The NAACP
- The Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
- Hightower Scholars, Inc.
- The Allegheny County Bar Association
- The Mesites Foundation
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Chatham College
- The Consortium Ethics Program (CEP) at the University of Pittsburgh
- The American Nephrology Nurses Association
- Pittsburgh Symposium for Nurse Anesthetists
- Gates Chili High School
- Parents Palooza
- The Mom Con
- The Women and Girls Foundation
- The National Diversity Council Pittsburgh Leadership Conference
The Women and Girls Foundation Crossroads Conference
Reviewing Speaking Engagements for:
o Women’s Groups/Conferences
o Business Events
o Trade Shows and Conventions
Accomplishments and Awards: She is an attorney who is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. She is also an author, a blogger, and a recipient of numerous honors including being a member of the Gates Chili High School Hall of Fame, a recipient of the Pittsburgh's 40 Under 40 Award P.U.M.P.and Pittsburgh Magazine, 2010, Pittsburgh Courier Woman of Excellence (2010), and a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Person of Interest.