Inspirational Speaking with Toastmasters
Toastmasters rocks! Just yesterday, I won Best Speaker for my inspirational presentation, “Recognizing Naysayers and Pursuing your Dreams”. Toastmasters International is a communication and leadership organization with clubs around the world. While I’ve always loved public speaking, Toastmasters is helping to quiet my nerves and improve my content and delivery.
LOOKING FOR AN INSPIRING SPEAKER?
Consider me for your next conference or meeting. View Speaking Resume here. On Tuesday, I will give a presentation at USC, hosted by the Neuroscience Interaxon group. I’ll report back soon!
Other speaking engagements:
UCLA Medical School
FIU Medical School
Harvard Medical School
Kentucky Sleep Society Conference
Social Media for Pharma Conference
APSS SLEEP Meeting
• “De-bunking the Narcolepsy Myth” – Julie’s inspiring personal journey with Narcolepsy from collapsing to the ground paralyzed to running the Boston Marathon and becoming a vocal advocate (45 minutes – 1 hour)
• “Is Courage Contagious?” – There’s a saying, “We are only as sick as our deepest secrets.” This presentation explores how Julie overcame insidious shame and self-guilt associated with her invisible chronic illness to empower herself and others to live out loud and proud despite misunderstanding and prejudice. (45 minutes – 1 hour)
• “What Patients Want” – The Patient’s Perspective on Drug Development, Social Media and Online Engagement (30-45 minutes)
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