As a leading change-maker, thought-leader and generation expert on the care and feeding of the Boom-Generation, Margaret May Damen travels around the world inspiring and educating women and men to find their passion and live their values. "It's not money and things," say Damen, "that makes you a philanthropist, it's your inner wealth, your values, that drive you to experience true wealth."
The Destiny of the Boom-Generation and their journey from conspicuous consumption to contagious compassion is documented in her new book with co-author, Niki Nicastro McCuistion, Women, Wealth and Giving: The Virtuous Legacy of the Boom-Generation, recently published by John Wiley and Sons, NY and available at Amazon.com.
A charismatic speaker, author, and dynamic seminar leader, Damen's warm and engaging style gives audiences a refreshing yet practical vision of how to live and leave a legacy unique to their passion and life's purpose. She is a frequent and popular national keynote speaker and consultant.
Her focus on women's financial and philanthropic issues began in 1990 with the publication of her book, Money$ense for Women. Today, her renowned workshop series, "The Life You Live is the Legacy You Leave," and "You are the Pebble in The Pond" inspire and empower women to identify and embrace their psychological and emotional essence, enabling them to excel in meaningful individual and family philanthropic giving by using tools from the 10 Steps to Living the Three Principles of Abundance.
Her 35-year career in education, finance, and philanthropy started as an Associate Vice President for Development at Boston University and continued as public relations director for New England Conservatory of Music and Executive Director of Arts/Boston, and included 18 years as a Senior Financial Advisor with American Express Financial Advisors. She is Past President of the Treasure Coast Planned Giving Council, and serves on the national executive board of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, PPP.
Damen holds a Bachelor and Masters Degree from Boston University where she is a member of the National Alumni Council Board. She is listed in Who's Who in Finance in America, a recipient of the Boca Raton, Florida Chapter Brandeis Women of the Year award, and the Executive Women of the Palm Beach's Leadership Award. She is a flutist and a member of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity.
Audiences around the country find that Margaret May Damen's talent and ability to speak from the heart combined with her financial and philanthropic experience; allows them to unlock "their wealth within" connect with their values, live a purposeful life and leave a meaningful legacy.
For more information on her availability for workshop, consulting or speaking engagements go to www.instituteforwomenandwealth.org or www.womenwealthandgiving.com. E-mail Margaret at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 561-202-0863.