Activities, Lectures and Events

Guest Lecturer
St. Andrews Episcopal Academy
Potomac, Maryland
Topic: Key Factors Leading to the Holocaust

Group Leader
Newberry Library – Book Group
Chicago, Illinois
Topic: Ashes Under Water: The S.S. Eastland Disaster

Retreat Participant
Writing It Real Workshop
Glendale, Arizona
Topic: Finding Inspiration for Writing

Guest Speaker
St. Christina’s Catholic School
Beverley, Illinois
Topic: Personal Account of the Holocaust – The Seamstress

Guest Speaker
Catholic Archdiocese – Domestic Abuse Prevention Counseling
Chicago, Illinois
Topic: What Holocaust Trauma Teaches About Domestic Abuse Trauma

Conference Presenter
Story Circle Network National Conference
Austin, Texas
Topic: Research Methodology for Nonfiction

Conference Attendee
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Miami, Florida
Topic: Issues in Freedom Of Speech

Research Consultant & Participant
A Room of Her Own Foundation Retreat – Ghost Ranch
Abiquiu, New Mexico
Topic: Writing Against the Waves

Workshop Instructor
Wood River Jewish Community
Ketchum, Idaho
Topic: Writing Memoir As A Family Legacy

Guest Speaker
WRJC Annual Women’s Luncheon
Ketchum, Idaho

Guest Lecturer
KIP Charter School
San Jose, California
Topic: Learning from Memoirs

University of Oxford
Oxford, England
Topic: Charles Dickens – Four Critical Works

Guest Speaker
P.E.O. International – Annual Luncheon
Ketchum, Idaho
Topic: Strong Mother’s – Amazing Women