Guest Authors, 2003 National Book Festival Sponsored by First Lady Laura Bush & the Library of Congress Washington, DC
Lord & Taylor Sterling Heights, MI
Women's History Month Keynote Speakers National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, VA
Lord & Taylor @ Night With Authors Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Guest Authors, 2005 National Book Festival The White House, Washington, DC
Authors with Habitat for Humanity Women Build Executives Americus, GA
National Book Launch Hosted by John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Borders Book Signing Newark, DE
The Extra Mile (Points of Light) Dedication Ceremony for Linda Fuller, Co-founder Habitat for Humanity Washington, DC
Habitat for Humanity Women Build Women Building a Legacy with Executive Branch Spouses Annapolis, MD
NeighborWorks Home Ownership Center and Home Maintenance Training Facility Freeport, NY
Smithsonian Associate's Program Dare to Repair; A Do-It-Yourself Evening for Women Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
New York Housing Conference & National Housing Conference New York, NY
Home Safety Council The Salute to Home Safety Awards Washington, DC

Speaking Appearances & Events

  • Guest Speakers, Habitat for Humanity, International Headquarters (Americus, GA 3/02)
  • Habitat for Humanity Women Build with Co-founder Linda Fuller (Paterson, NJ 5/18/02)
  • Guest Speakers, Grand Opening Ceremony of the Community Development Corporation of Long Island, Inc. NeighborWorks Home Ownership Center and Home Maintenance Training Facility (Freeport, NY 7/26/02)
  • National Book Launch, hosted by John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, (Georgetown University Washington, DC 9/23/02)
  • Summer 2002 Combatant Commanders Conference (Pentagon, Washington, DC 9/6/02)
  • Co-Organizers, Habitat for Humanity’s Women Building a Legacy with Executive Branch (White House, Federal Agencies & Military Service Chiefs) Spouses (Annapolis, MD 9/24/02)
  • Author Book Signing @ Fort Bragg (Fayetteville, NC 10/18/02)
  • Author Book Signing @ Fort Hood (Killeen, TX 11/2/02)
  • The 25th Annual National Press Club Book Fair & Authors’ Night (Washington, DC 11/14/02)
  • Guest Speakers, Helsinki Women’s Business Council, Georgetown University (Washington, DC 11/15/02)
  • The University Club, Thirteenth Annual Meet the Authors Night & Book Fair (Washington, DC 12/4/02)
  • Guest Speakers, Three & Four Star Spouses Conference (Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC 12/5/02)
  • New York Housing Conference & National Housing Conference (New York, NY 12/10/02)
  • Guest Speakers, Roslyn Savings Bank & Dare to Repair Workshop, (Bedford-Stuyvesant, NY 12/10/02)
  • Guest Speakers, Winter 2003 Combatant Commanders Conference (Pentagon, Washington, DC 1/30/03)
  • Hosts, Smithsonian Associates Program, Hirshorn Museum (Washington, DC 4/15/03)
  • Guest Speakers, National Association of Home Builders Women’s Council (Washington, DC 5/ 9/03
  • Guest Speakers, McAuley Institute’s National Women and Housing Conference (Oakland, CA 5/3/03)
  • Guest Speakers, Sulgrave Club (Washington, DC 6/9/03)
  • Guest Speakers, General Motors Foundation Breakfast (Ann Arbor, MI 6/21/03)
  • Guest Speakers, Bank of Ann Arbor LPGA FUTURES Golf Tour Classic & Women Build Expo (Ann Arbor, MI 6/21/03)
  • Guest Speakers, International Association of Fire Chiefs (Dallas, TX 8/24/03)
  • Guest Authors, National Book Festival, sponsored by First Lady Laura Bush & the Library of Congress, National Mall (Washington, DC 10/4/03)
  • Hosts, Dare to Repair/Home Depot Ladies Night Workshop for Navy & Marine Corp Spouses (San Diego, CA 10/23/03)
  • Co-Organizers, Habitat for Humanity Women Build with Military Spouses (Escondido, CA 10/24/03)
  • Guest Speakers, Naval Air Station North Island CO/XO Spouses Conference, San Diego, CA 10/25/03)
  • Guest Speakers, Lord & Taylor's Benefit Bash, (Sterling Heights, MI 11/3/03)
  • Guest Speakers, DC Housing Authority Dare to Repair Workshop (Washington, DC 2/7/04)
  • Honored Guests, Lord & Taylor @ Night Fifth Avenue (New York, NY 4/28/04)
  • Guest Speakers, DC Housing Authority Dare to Repair Workshop (Washington, DC 2/7/04)
  • Honored Guests, Lord & Taylor @ Night Fifth Avenue (New York, NY 4/28/04)
  • Guest Speakers, Lowe's Grand Opening (Atlanta, GA 4/2/05)
  • State Farm Safety Show (Bloomington, IL 5/4/05)
  • Co-Chairs, America Supports You Concert with Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (Pentagon, Washington, DC 5/06/05)
  • Keynote Speakers, Home Safety Council's Salute to Home Safety Awards (Washington, DC 6/9/05)
  • Guest Speakers, Edwards Air Force Base (Rosamond, CA 6/29/05)
  • Hosts, Lowe’s/BP Sponsored Dare to Repair Home & Car Care Workshops filmed by ABC’s Good Morning America at Naval Station Norfolk (Norfolk, VA 8/20/05)
  • Author Book Signing at Naval Station Norfolk (Norfolk, VA 8/20/05)
  • Co-Organizers, Habitat for Humanity Women Build with Military Spouses (Norfolk, VA 8/20/05)
  • Guest Authors, National Book Festival, sponsored by First Lady Laura Bush & the Library of Congress, National Mall (Washington, DC 9/24/05)
  • Guest Speakers, BP Amoco Marketers Association Conference (Washington, DC 10/1/05)
  • Guest Authors, Politics & Prose Bookstore (Washington, DC 10/15/05)
  • The University Club’s Paul R. D’Armiento Meet the Authors Night & Book Fair (Washington, DC 12/1/05)
  • Judges, Amoco Ultimate Golden Mechanic Contest (Las Vegas, NV 11/1/05)
  • Co-Organizers, Habitat for Humanity’s America Builds on the National Mall with Executive Branch (White House, Federal Agencies & Military Service Chiefs) Spouses (Washington, DC 11/11/05)
  • Guest Speakers, DC Housing Authority Dare to Repair Workshop (Washington, DC 2/7/04)
  • Honored Guests, Lord & Taylor @ Night Fifth Avenue (New York, NY 4/28/04)
  • Guest Speakers, National Governors Association’s First Spouses Conference , Embassy of Finland (Washington, DC 2/27/06)
  • Guests of Honor, Book Party hosted by Luma Kawar, wife of Jordan’s Ambassador to the United States (McLean, VA 2/28/06)
  • Lowe’s/Habitat for Humanity’s First Families Building Homes Across America with First Ladies (Mobile, AL 5/8/06)
  • Book Expo America with Lawrence Small, Secretary Smithsonian Institution & Jane Friedman, President & CEO HarperCollinsPublishers Worldwide, Smithsonian Castle (Washington, DC 5/20/06)
  • Lowe’s/Habitat for Humanity’s First Families Building Homes Across America with First Ladies (Norfolk, VA 12/1/06)
  • Guest Speakers, National Women’s Business Conference (Washington, DC 6/12/06)
  • Guest Speakers, Women’s Networking Forum, sponsored by Hunton & Williams LLP (Potomac, MD 10/26/06)
  • Guest Speakers, Habitat for Humanity Women Build’s Operation Home Delivery New Orleans Building Blitz for Hurricane Katrina Survivors (Slidell, LA 2/12/07)
  • Guest Speakers, National Foundation for Women Legislators Conference (Louisville, KY 10/14/07)
  • Lowe’s/Habitat for Humanity’s First Families Building Homes Across America with First Ladies (Washington, DC 11/28/07)
  • Guest Speakers, Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, MD 25th Anniversary Gala (Bethesda, MD 11/2/07)
  • Keynote Speakers, National Reconnaissance Office, In Observance of Women’s History Month (Chantilly, VA 3/29/11)
  • Guest Speakers, Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia’s Women Build Week (Reston, VA 5/12/17)