About Ethleen Sawyerr

    My story begins in Freetown, Sierra Leone. That’s often one of the first things I tell people about myself because I am proud of my African heritage. When the war hit Freetown, my family was fortunate enough to be able to flee. My parents came to this country with some suitcases, their children, and a few hundred dollars in their wallets. I only remember bits and pieces of the plane ride to America, but I grew up having a confident assurance that I would one day impact the lives of children and families globally.

    Ethleen Sawyerr

    Speak Write Play is a company that combines my three passions: teaching, editing, and working with children. Today, I am blessed to have a team of amazing, talented individuals who are just as spirited about their passions. We help those who aspire to become best-selling authors, confident polyglots, and high-performing scholars. I didn’t set out to become an entrepreneur, but I took a step into the unknown and am glad things are working out.