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Want to leave a legacy? Make the last third of life the best ever. Hello, friends. I’m the author of a memoir about growing up Mennonite called Blush: A Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World. I was also a college president and professor (Goshen College), and a foundation executive (the Fetzer Institute). You can read more on my about page….


2016-2017 Speaking Engagements

Shirley’s current speaking engagements are focused, directly or indirectly, on her book Blush: A Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World. She also speaks about Aging, Vocation, and Joy. Her topic this fall is Jubilación: Vocation in the Third Act of Life. She is open to requests. She does book signings, book talks, and author talks….