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Saturday and Sunday June 11/12, 2016 Chicago’s Printers Row!
Come meet my hundreds of historic women (and me) under the IWPA tent. Hope to see you there! http://printersrowlitfest.org
Saturday, November 21, 2015 — 11am to 5pm
Meet me at the Chicago Book Expo at Columbia College 1109 S. Wabash Ave. FREE and open to the public.
Featuring Chicago’s best independent publishers and authors selling books, free author readings, panel discussions, writing workshops, and bilingual/Spanish programs. Nonprofits and associations serving the writing and publishing communities will be represented. More: www.chicagobookexpo.org
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Noon to 5pm: Shannon’s Irish Pub, Glen Ellyn, IL
CRAIN’S SMALL BUSINESS WEEK
I’ll be giving the Keynote Address noting historic
businesswomen who “Leaned In Before Sheryl”
during a delicious lunch with informative round table
interactions to follow. Hope to see you there!
Tuesday, August 25, 2015, Warren Newport Public Library, Gurnee, IL
Join me in a Celebration Extraodinaire!
Saturday/Sunday, June 6 & 7, 2015 Printers Row Lit Fest, Chicago
I’ll be there — if you go, stop by the IWPA Tent, say hello and meet
the historic women in the pages of my book, two of whom gave the world
Cherry Blossoms in DC and Cell Phones in our hands.
Join me and my women’s history women as we join NAWBO the
National Association of Women Business Owners celebrate 40 Years of Achievement!
Luncheon: 10:00am-3:00pm –
Saturday, March 14, 2015, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL
The 23rd Women’s History Month Brunch with
history-making women from local organizations, including myself with the historic women whose accomplishments I have unearthed and proclaim in my book:
A Thesaurus of Women From Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, Lombard, IL
It was a fun night of women and technology challenges and triumphs
at the AAUW Lombard Area Branch Celebration of Women’s History Month where I presented: “She Didn’t? Oh Yes She Did!,”
my PPT program which identifies dynamic women in my first book and women to be in my second and proclaims without
hesitation or apology the bold, brave, often foolhardy, women who have been there/done that which you know, by women you
may not know, until NOW.
Monday, March 9, 2015 Chicago Union League Club celebrating International Women’s Day with AAUW-IL
Carol Heisler, President, AAUW-IL; Lori Switzer, AAUW-Chicago: and me. Photo by: Walter Manzig
February 28, 2015 Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL
I presented — Lady MBAs — And the Audience Comments were Amazing!!
My program spotlights Trailblazing and Game Changing Women who took themselves from abject poverty to become millionaires and philanthropists in a male-dominated business world. My book was available for purchase and signing and it went home with everyone. Come to a future Lady MBAs presentation sometime and meet these FAB businesswomen of the mid-1800s to the mid-1950s, they are your history/herhistory:)
December 6, 2014, Chicago Book Fest, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
November 20, 2014 Elgin Area AAUW-IL Branch meeting, Elgin, IL
General Meeting Program: “She Didn’t? Oh, Yes She Did!” Thursday, November 20, 2014 7:00 PM
Location: Evangelical Covenant Church, 1565 Larkin Ave., Elgin
Barbara Zeitz is the award winning author of her 2012 book “A Thesaurus of Women from Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones”. Ms. Zeitz’s program highlights women direct from this, her first book, with glimpses of women to be in her second, soon to be published, book. She introduces without hesitation or apology the bold, brave, often foolhardy, women who have been there and done” cell phones, software, cherry blossoms, relativity, refrigeration, dams, dishwashers, and MORE.
Her Histories promise to surprise, amaze, inform, educate, delight and never disappoint.
October 4, 2014 / The IWPA launch party for “The Anthology” at The Book Cellar, Chicago, IL.
The Anthology, includes “Suffrage Denied Not Won,” Chapter Thirteen in my book.
The Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads:
The right of the citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of
September 20, 2014 / Saturday AAUW Waukegan Area Branch ~~ September General Meeting & Potluck Brunch
~~~Program: LADY MBAs ~~~
August 23, 2014 / Saturday – Meet Me in St. Louis to celebrate Women’s Equality Day!
St Charles, MO AAUW Members – Photo Courtesy of St. Charles, MO AAUW President
June 7 & 8, 2014 / Friday & Saturday–The Chicago Tribune PRINTERS ROW LIT FEST, Chicago, IL
Vending my book: “A Thesaurus of Women from Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones” celebrating hundreds of brave, bold, foolhardy women who designed our history, your history, women;s history: http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/books/printersrowlitfest/
Friday/Saturday, May 2/3, 2014 AAUW-IL State Convention-Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL
With Member and Illinois State Past President Marla Kim Bensinger (above) New AAUW-IL State Board (below) photos:KateSkegg
Friday, April 11, 2014: Social Event at the Union League Club with THAT GIRL — Marlo Thomas and the IWPA:)
Wednesday-March 12/2014 NEW Meet-Up Group 2-4pm – Women in Business Presentation @ Town House Books, St. Charles, IL http://www.townhousebooks.com
This event moved due to Snowy-Chicago weather, to
Thursday-March 20/2014 , same time, same place:)
photos by: maikemarvels
Friday, March 7, 2014: Celebrating International Women’s Day (March 8) with AAUW-IL at Union League Club, Chicago, IL
Thursday, March 6, 2014: Celebrating International Women’s Day with Zonta International-Breakfast at Maggiano’s in OakBrook, IL
Saturday-March 1/2014 Lake County Women’s Coalition, BraeLochGolfClub, Grayslake, IL www.LakeCountyWomen.org
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Chicago Women In Publishing Holiday Book Fair at Brando’s Speakeasy.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 NEW Holiday Party at Anna Shea Chocolates & Lounge, Barrington, IL.
Sunday, November 24, 2013 – Chicago Book Expo!
The event features Chicago’s best independent publishers and authors selling books, plus free author readings, panel discussions, writing workshops, and bilingual/Spanish programs. Nonprofits and associations serving the writing and publishing communities will be represented. All events are free and open to the public.
Uptown neighborhood from 11am-5pm at St. Augustine College, 1345 W. Argyle in Chicago. http://chicagobookexpo.com
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – 6pm CST my interview on the Empowerment Show with Melissa Heisler
(www.Facebook.com/ TheEmpowermentShow,www or Twitter.com/EmpowermentShow)
A Preview is on YouTube: http://youtu.be/9uWYCjLKhy8
And will be archived at:
Thank you, barbara
June 25, 2013: At 57th Street Books, Hyde Park, Chicago, with the NEW Networking Group. Read a recap of the NEW event at: http://www.maikesmarvels.com/?p…
June 9 & 10, 2013: Chicago Printers Row Lit Fest under the Illinois Woman’s Press Association Tent
May 3-5, 2013 AAUW-IL/MO Joint Convention – St. Louis Hilton, St. Louis, MO with Pat Shores, AAUW, MO
March 8, 2013: International Women’s Day with AAUW at Union League Club, Chicago, IL
March 4th, 2013: Celebrating Mary Robinson, Ireland’s First Female President
Illinois Woman’s Press Association, Union League Club, Chicago, IL
September 20-22, 2012: National Federation of Press Women – NFPW Conference, Scottsdale, AZ
September 15, 2012: Empowering Women – A Tale of Two Generations – Veteran Feminists of America (vfa)
Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI
August 28, 2012: Lake County Women’s Coalition, Robert Morris University, Waukegan, IL
Celebrating Women’s Equality Day
June 10, 2012: Chicago Printers Row Lit Fest under the Illinois Woman’s Press Association Tent
April 27-28, 2012: AAUW-IL State Convention, Itasca IL
March 14, 2012: NOW DuPage County Chapter, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Celebrate Women’s History Month
Speaker/ Book Signing
March 9, 2012: Exelon Corporation, Naperville, IL Campus
A Hull of a House of Women and Peace (Jane Addams)
Presenter/ Book Launch
March 6, 2012: Exelon Corporation, Oakbrook, IL Campus
A Hull of a House of Women and Peace (Jane Addams)