I speak at high schools, colleges, companies, and leadership events to raise awareness about OCD and to share how everyone can benefit from embracing uncertainty, practicing excellent self-care, and taking life’s best risks.
I have spoken about stress reduction, overcoming anxiety, and self-care for college students at nearly 100 colleges, including Cornell University, Duke University, the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Southern California, NYU, the University of Alabama, the University of Wisconsin, the University of Minnesota, Emerson College, Boston College, Villanova University, University of Colorado, Rice University, the University of Virginia, the University of Connecticut, Clemson University, the George Washington University, Miami University of Ohio (2010, 2014), the University of Iowa (2010, 2014), Indiana University (2012, 2013), Boston University (2010, 2016), and Quinnipiac University, (2014, 2015, 2016).
I have keynoted women’s leadership conferences at the University of Missouri, the Stevens Institute of Technology, and at the Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma. I have also spoken on panels and taught workshops on other topics related to leadership and writing, at Hampshire College, Columbia University, and Syracuse University.
I am a journalist who has written about careers, mental health, and wellness for USA Today, Newsday, the Washington Post, Fast Company, the Economist, and AOL.com, among many other publications.
Interested in bringing me to speak as part of your programming? Excellent—can’t wait to talk about it with you. You can contact me here.