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Writer’s Bio

Writing Credentials / Workshops / Conferences

  • 2013 Write Your Memoir in Six Months, Intensive online workshop and individual coaching with Brooke Warner of SheWrites Press and Linda Joy Meyers of the National Association of Memoir Writers (NAMW)
  • 2013 June 1: Writing Workshop, Craft Talk, and Reading, a daylong workshop with Cheryl Strayed, Author of Wild, Petaluma, CA
  • 2013 Goodreads Video Seminar with Cheryl Strayed, Author of Wild
  • 2009 – 2013 Writing a Spiritual/Healing Memoir, weekly participation in eight-week teleseminars September-June with Linda Joy Myers through the National Association of Memoir Writers (NAMW)
  • 2012 Stories from the Heart, Story Circle Network (SNC) Sixth National Writing Conference, Austin, Texas
  • 2012 Build Your Author Platform Mastermind Forum, a six-week webinar with Dan Blank, WeGrowMedia
  • 2010 The Hero’s Journey for Memoir Writers, a six-week teleworkshop with Jerry Waxler (NAMW)
  • 2009 Introduction to Memoir Writing, a four-week teleworkshop through National Association of Memoir Writers (NAMW) with Linda Joy Myers

Education & Training

  • MA, Career Development, John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, CA
  • BA, Women’s Studies, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
  • Certificate in Cross-Cultural Communication, Intercultural Communications Intensive Summer Institute, Portland, Oregon
  • 2012-13 Modernize Your Resume & Writing Linkedin Profiles, Workshops with Wendy Enelow, the Resume Writing Academy
  • French and Hebrew Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Memoir Writers (NAMW)
  • Story Circle Network (SCN)
  • National Career Counseling Association (NCCA)
  • National Career Development Association (NCDA)