Speakers

Note:  due to the coronavirus, current meetings are Monday’s at noon using Zoom.

When we resume face to face meetings, they will be at noon on Mondays at the Great American Steakburger, 701 S Mesa Hills Dr, El Paso, TX 79912.

If you have a suggestion for a speaker for our meetings, contact Maurice Plesant at 915-353-2213

June 8, 2020
  • Donn Posner Ph.D. - Sleep Specialist

    Dr. Donn Posner’s talk will be “Sleep Like a Baby, Myths about Insomnia and Aging. Dr. Posner is the Founder and President of Sleepwell Consultants. He currently is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine and he is a consulting psychologist for the Palo Alto VA. Dr. Posner has achieved the status of Diplomate with the Board of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. He deals with and will talk about a wide variety of sleep health issues.

June 15, 2020
  • Harriet L. Russell - It’s Not Personal. It’s Cultural!

    Harriet L. Russell lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Harriet is a charismatic and engaging speaker. For 35 years, Harriet has been doing one thing - stopping people from offending each other when doing business internationally. She will give us a look at cross-cultural communications, when to stand out and when to blend, when yes means no, and differing business protocols, and share her 3 A’s method. An author, speaker, trainer/consultant, Harriet helps people work better together across cultures, both at home and abroad, with less stress and more mindfulness.

June 22, 2020
  • Frederic Luskin, Ph.D. - Learning How to Forgive

    Dr. Luskin founded and currently serves as Director of Stanford University Forgiveness Projects. He teaches classes on Positive Psychology, Forgiveness, Wellness, to name a few, to undergraduate and graduate students. His book Forgive for Good is the best selling self-help book published on the topic of forgiveness. Dr. Luskin teaches stress management, emotional intelligence and happiness skills to corporate clients throughout the United States.

June 29, 2020
  • Yukio Shimomura - My Two and a Half Years Behind Barbed Wire During World War II in the United States

    Yukio Shimomura will be sharing his family’s experience during the 40’s when WWII started and how Executive Order 9066 affected his family. Leaving San Francisco and entering the incarceration camps in San Bruno, Tanforan Race Track and in Topaz, Utah. And finally, what his family went through, the lifestyle and dynamics in the camp and the significant ironies. Yukio’s presentation will be accompanied with a slideshow.

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