Julia Bolz Tells Her Compelling Story – “Journey With An Afghan School”

“Engage, Educate and Empower.” That is the message Julia Bolz delivers when she tells of her plight to eradicate poverty by educating children, mostly girls, in Afghanistan and other undeveloped countries around the world. Julia Bolz’ organization Ayni Education International will continue to build, expand and maintain schools and teacher training centers in Afghanistan

More information on her work is on www.aynieducation.com.

St. Mary’s Foundation And The Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit Are Saving Lives

Guests: Joan Beglinger, V.P. Patient Services, St. Mary’s Hospital
Diane Buss, Director, St. Mary’s NICU
Peter Schmeling, St. Mary’s Foundation

The chance for life for high-risk births is literally in the palm of the hands of the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. Merrill Lynch has recognized this by selecting the St. Mary’s Foundation and NICU to be the charitable recipients of their Grand Gala Benefit on Friday, May 7th.

For more information on the NICU and Grand Gala, go to www.stmarysfoundation.org.

Andew Sewell Celebrates 10 Years With The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra

Andrew Sewell talks about his development as a musician, the ten years he and his family have spent in Madison, and gives his insight on how music and the arts enhance a community and make the lives of individuals richer. Andrew and Doug Gerhart, WCO Executive Director, make the first public introduction of the 2010-11 WCO Season.

Find more information on www.wcoconcerts.org

Revive and Thrive: Building On Core Principles

Kathleen Paris, Ph.D., management consultant and facilitator for strategic planning and leadership development. Author of THE CLOVER PRACTICE: STAYING HEALTHY IN SICK ORGANIZATIONS. Kathleen talks about her book and the principles she promotes that boost employee engagement, innovation and focus.

Information on her free March 8th Workshop, “Bringing Your Strategic Plan to Life” and this summer’s “Women’s Executive Retreat” is available on her website: www.kathleenparis.com

Mark Underwood – President, Quincy Bioscience, Madison

“Play now, pay later” is the new mantra describing the long-term effects of brain injury. Injuries and aging are both major risk factors for memory loss and dementias as we age. Discussing what we know and what we can do to maintain brain health is Mark Underwood. Mark also offers listeners an opportunity to participate in the Madison Memory Study.

Go to www.madisonmemorystudy.com for more information.