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SSWW Welcomes Author Geneva Escobedo
Geneva Escobedo is a professional educator author and organizer of writers - she will be sharing her professional journey and her writing expertise - please join us as she brings her Culture to life for all of us with her stories and her booksSCOTTSDALE SOCIETY OF WOMEN WRITERS Welcomes Geneva Escobedo, MBA Retired Higher Education Professional Published Author, Poet and Community Service Leader WHAT: Monthly Speaker/Dinner Meeting WHEN: WED August 29th, 2018 - 5:30 -7:30 pm See PayPal info below* WHERE: Starfire Golf Club, 11500 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260 WHY: Mission: The Scottsdale Society of Women Writers gives members access to events of interest, a format for exchanging ideas, an opportunity to network with other women writers and authors, an alliance with professionals relating to writing, publishing, and marketing of books, and camaraderie and support. SPEAKER 6:45: Geneva Escobedo, MBA Geneva retired from Pima Community College after a 30-year career in higher education. Her community college and university work included marketing and promotion, student development, multicultural programs, minority recruitment and retention, grant writing/grant management, and developing programs for underprepared college students. Geneva received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University and her Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. She began journaling during her college years and joined two women’s writing groups to pursue her goals to write and publish. Her first book, Dichos de mi Padre is published by Latino Book Publisher, an imprint of the Hispanic Institute of Social Issues based in Mesa, Arizona. Dichos de mi Padre contains 20 dichos and related stores that provide insight into Mexican culture, family traditions and values and spirituality. It also includes her family history. Short stories and several poems were published in a women’s anthology, Our Spirit, Our Reality: celebrating our stories and Pima Community College’s art and literature magazines Her community service includes serving on the board of directors of Our Family Services that supports homeless teens and families, the University of Arizona Hispanic Community Council and co-facilitator of the Hispanic Leadership Institute. Geneva raised three step-daughters and is a grandmother of 17 and great-grandmother of three young boys. RSVP before NOON the Friday morning before the meeting – August 24th. The Starfire Golf Club needs to order food, and I must give a guarantee to them at that time. That is the confirmed deadline for an RSVP! Please do not use the PayPal after that time. Thank you for appreciating our contract with the Starfire Golf Club. *Please PAY IN ADVANCE with PAYPAL on this website only – see home page www.brooksgoldmannpublishing.com NOTE upper right corner for the link on this website. Please fill out the form and pay with your credit card before NOON FRIDAY! Thank you! PRICING: $30 for members and guests. We no longer take checks or cash at the door, except for payment of Annual Dues. This is a workable and good system for all of us. Thank you for moving forward with SSWW. Goals of the Group • Value all the professional women writers seeking to share their expertise • Honor all genres and all forms of professional writing • Attend monthly meetings to move the group and its members forward • Learn and share in the experiences of monthly professional speakers • Grow the group to a membership of active and contributing women • Encourage participation by members as mentors, and volunteers • Support and challenge each other to always be writing • Help members to stretch as writers and reach lofty personal goals • Have fun, meet trustworthy women writers, share dreams

Starfire Golf Club

11500 North Hayden · Scottsdale, AZ

Respond by: 8/24/2018
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Mission Statement- Scottsdale Society of Women Writers To be a passionate support mechanism for our members in their writing while offering a sacred place critical to our members sharing experiences, triumphs, and struggles as writers in an environment where members can grow professionally and camaraderie is paramount to our success. Goals of the Group • Value all the professional women writers seeking to share their expertise • Honor all genres and all forms of professional writing • Attend monthly meetings to move the group and its members forward • Learn and share in the experiences of monthly professional speakers • Grow the group to a membership of active and contributing women • Encourage participation by members as presenters, mentors, judges and volunteers • Support and challenge each other to always be writing • Help members to stretch as writers and reach lofty personal goals • Have fun, meet trustworthy women writers, share dreams

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