What is your unique part to play in the world? How do you live life more intentionally to create peace and joy? How do you navigate life’s transitions for greater purpose and passion? Whether you are a student searching for direction, or an adult at a crossroads wondering what’s next, or someone looking for an “encore” experience, you won’t want to miss acclaimed author Tara Sophia Mohr, champion athlete and author Dan Millman, and noted life coach Barbara Waxman, on how you can discover your life’s calling and set yourself on a path to experience it.
This event is co-sponsored by the Stanford Club of Marin with Next Generation Scholars, a nonprofit organization that promotes educational justice and prepares underserved students for college. Additional support from Marin Academy.
About Our Speakers:
Tara Sophia Mohr is a writer, coach and expert on women’s leadership and well-being. With an MBA from Stanford University and her undergraduate degree in English literature from Yale, Tara takes a unique approach that blends intellectual rigor and intuitive wisdom.
Tara writes the popular personal growth blog, Wise Living, and is a regular contributor to Huffington Post. Her “10 Rules for Brilliant Women” have struck a chord with tens of thousands of women around the world. She is also a poet, and the author of Your Other Names, a collection of spiritual poetry.
Dan Millman is a former world champion gymnast, Stanford University gymnastic coach, martial arts instructor, and college professor. After an intensive, twenty-year spiritual quest, Dan's teaching found its form as the Peaceful Warrior's Way. See Dan's website at peacefulwarrior.com
Dan's fifteen books, including Way of the Peaceful Warrior, have inspired millions of readers in 29 languages worldwide. The feature film, "Peaceful Warrior," starring Nick Nolte, was adapted from Dan's first book, based upon incidents from his life. His presentations, including this event, span the generations to influence students and adults from all walks of life.
As "America's favorite coach for adults, midlife and better,' Barbara Waxman helps people harness their personal and professional goals, navigate life's transitions and use their wisdom to discover their highest potential. With compassion, honesty and a light heart, Barbara guides and empowers others to live, guided by a strong and abiding sense of passion and purpose.
Whether coaching one on one, leading workshops, or inspiring readers through her written work, Barbara consistently delivers high-level results through tailored programs designed to meet individual needs.
Barbara is Special Editor of How to Love Your Retirement (Hundreds of Heads), the most comprehensive collection of advice from real people about how to transition to -- and thrive in -- retirement. To learn more, visit Barbara's website at barbarawaxman.com
Reception and registration: 6:30 - 7:00 pm
Speakers: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Pre-registration is required to reserve a seat for this event.
When & Where
Stanford Club of Marin & Next Generation Scholars
The Stanford Club of Marin is chartered by the Stanford Alumni Association to create connections among Stanford alums and with our communities.