Speaking Engagements

From small local gatherings to national conferences, my speaking events offer engaging, thought-provoking coverage of a range of topics surrounding strategic communication. You can find a list of past and present events, as well as potential presentation topics below.

Want to schedule a speaking event for your own organization, please get in touch!

Recent Presentation Topics 

  • Truth and Trust in Institutions
  • Women in WWII and military roles today
  • Media Technologies and Change

UPCOMING EVENTS

December 07, 2023
New York City, NY

Union League Club NYC Book Fair

December 15, 2023
Washington, D.C.

Transitioning from the OSS and Codebreaking to the CIA and NSA at The Cosmos Club

December 18, 2023
Richmond, VA

The Girls Who Fought Crime at Weinstein Jewish Community Center

March 5, 2024
New York City, NY

The Girls Who Fought Crime at the Union League Club

March 15, 2024
Salt Lake City, UT

Presentation for the Veterans Administration Women’s History Month Event

March 22, 2024
Columbia, SC

South Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution State Conference

April 17, 2024
Ogden, UT

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Mountain

Presentation at Weber State University’s Free Continuing Education Course, “The Girls Who Fought Crime”

May 18, 2024
Indianapolis, IN

Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution State Conference

PREVIOUS EVENTS – 2023

November 11, 2023
Bedford, VA

Keynote Speaker at the National D Day Memory Veterans Day 2023 Observance

November 9, 2023
Concord, NH

Veterans Day Presentation at Bishop Brady High School

November 4, 2023
Virtual Event

Presentation for PEO Chapter H

October 26, 2023
Richmond, VA

Author Event & Signing at The Little Bookshop

October 19, 2023
Hudson, OH

Presentation for Hudson Library

October 12, 2023
Litchfield Park, AZ

Historian of the Year Ceremony at the 2023 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence Ceremony & Gala

October 12, 2023
Litchfield Park, AZ

Presentation at the Historic Hotels of America Conference

October 7, 2023
Colorado Springs, CO

All Pikes Peak Reads Presents: Mari K. Eder at Library 21c

October 7, 2023
Colorado Springs, CO

All Pikes Peak Reads Presents: Mari K. Eder at Colorado College

September 30, 2023
Wayne, PA

Book launch event at Main Point Books

September 26, 2023
Fernandina Beach, FL

Book signing at Story and Song Bookstore

September 25-26, 2023
Amelia Island, FL

Presentation for Amelia Island Writers’ Veteran Authors Event

August 17, 2023
Vero Beach, FL

Book Launch Event at Vero Beach Book Center

August 15, 2023
Reston, VA

Book Launch Event at Scrawl Books

August 10, 2023
Leesburg, VA

Book Launch Event at Birch Tree Books

July 14-15, 2023
Orlando, FL

Keynote for Wicker-Smith Law Firm

July 1, 2023
Washington D.C.

Daughters of the American Revolution Medal of Honor Presentation at the 2023 NSDAR Continental Congress

June 26, 2023
Warner Theater
Erie, PA

Master of Ceremonies for the U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus presents “America the Beautiful”

June 25, 2023
ONLINE
6 P.M. EASTERN

Library of Virginia Literary Book Club Virtual Presentation

June 02, 2023
Hendersonville, NC

Leadership Presentation to Camp Glen Arden counselors

May 18, 2023
Ellicott City, MD

Maryland State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Annual Conference

April 29, 2023
Annapolis, MD

Annapolis Book Festival

April 7, 2023
Madison, VA

Presentation at Revalation Vineyards

April 5, 2023
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 A.M.
Ogden, UT

Information Apocalpyse Presentation at Weber State University

April 4, 2023 @ 5 p.m.
Ogden, UT

Dinner & Discussion at Timbermine Steakhouse

Sponsored by the Sigma Theta Tau Chapters and Weber State ROTC, in collaboration with the Cold War Medal Foundation and the Golden Spike Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution

April 3, 2023 @ 4 p.m.
Salt Lake City, UT

Presentation at the University of Utah College of Nursing

Sponsored by the Gamma Rho Chapter, in collaboration with the Cold War Medal Foundation and the Golden Spike Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution

March 9, 2023
Lexington, VA

Women’s History Month Legacy Lecture for the George C. Marshall Foundation at the Virginia Military Institute

March 6-8, 2023
Fort Leavenworth (Kansas City, KS)

Women’s History Month Event

March 4, 2023
Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Day for Women

February 16-18, 2023
Honolulu, HI

Women in Aviation Exhibit Launch at the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

February 4, 2023
Williamsburg, VA

Williamsburg Book Festival

Image description: Books surround event information with their spines making the silhouette of a heart. Text description: WIlliamsburg Book Festival. Saturday, February 4, 2023. Stryker Center and Community Building.

January 25, 2023
ONLINE

Army Heritage and Education Center Virtual Presentation

January 09, 2023
ONLINE & IN-PERSON
RICHMOND, VA

Weinstein Jewish Community Center Presentation

PREVIOUS EVENTS – 2022

November 11, 2022
Bethesda, MD

Veterans Day Keynote

November 10, 2022
Erie, PA

Veterans Day Keynote

July 26, 2022
Wolfeboro, NH

Wright Museum of World War II

Purple gradient background with "WIN SUMMIT 2022: LIFT AS WE RISE" in upper corner with portrait of Mari K. Eder in center attributed "Major General, U.S. Army, Retired, Author of "The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line," & CEO, Benson's ReView

July 16, 2022
Baltimore, MD

Presentation with the Maryland 99s

July 14, 2022
Cashiers, NC

Presentation at the Cedar Creek Club

June 18, 2022
Washington D.C.

Military Womens’ Memorial 6888 Event

May 31 & June 1, 2022
New York City, NY

Women’s Insights in Negotiations Summit

Purple gradient background with "WIN SUMMIT 2022: LIFT AS WE RISE" in upper corner with portrait of Mari K. Eder in center attributed "Major General, U.S. Army, Retired, Author of "The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line," & CEO, Benson's ReView

May 30, 2022
Arlington, VA

Memorial Day Ceremony at the Military Women’s Memorial at Arlington National Cemetary

May 26, 2022
New York City, NY

Presentation at the Union League Club

May 14, 2022
Sierra Vista, AZ

Women’s Army Corps Anniversary Presentation

May 7, 2022
Woodbridge, VA

Book signing at Barnes & Noble Stonebridge

April 28, 2022
San Diego, CA

The Corporate Directors Forum

Wooden letter blocks spelling truth on the front and trust on the top

April 25, 2022
Tampa, FL

Appearance at University of South Florida Health

March 29, 2022
Online

Presentation for the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railway Administration’s Women’s HIstory Month Celebration

Password: Bf+%f$9r

March 29, 2022
Arlington, VA

Virtual Appearance at George Mason University

March 25, 2022
Erie, PA

Presentation at the
Soliders & Sailors Home

March 21, 2022
Washington D.C.

Presentation with Wholly Vino

March 15, 2022
Hyde Park, NY

Promotional image for Mari K. Eder's author talk with The Roosevelt Story featuring image of women in uniform during World War II in background with the book title overlaid

Virtual Presentation at the
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

March 11, 2022
Laurel, MD

Presentation at the
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

March 08, 2022
Jacksonville, FL

Military Officers Association of America – Northeast Florida Chapter

March 07, 2022
Jacksonville, FL

We The People

March 07, 2022
Jacksonville, FL

Story and Song Bookstore Appearance

March 04, 2022
Fort Knox, KY

Presentation

March 01, 2022
Washington D.C.

The Army Navy Club Luncheon

February 24-25, 2022
Boone, NC

Appearance at Appalachian State University

February 24, 2022
Hendersonville, NC

Lake Pointe Landing Retirement Community

February 22, 2022
Pooler, GA

The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum

January 15, 2022
Fredericksburg, VA

Barnes & Noble Book Signing

January 8, 2022
Online

Daughters of the American Revolution, Pentagon Chapter

PREVIOUS EVENTS – 2021

December 2, 2021
New York City, NY

Union League Club Holiday Book Event

November 19 – 21, 2021
New Orleans, LA

International Conference on World War II

November 15, 2021
Potomac, MD

Daughters of the American Revolution

November 12, 2021
Spring Hill, FL

Veterans Day Event

November 6, 2021
Online

Presentation Hosted by AAUW Rock Island – Moline Branch

November 5, 2021
Washington, D.C.

National American Veterans Center Conference: In the Company of Heroes

October 13, 2021
Online

Presentation Hosted by the Phoenix Holocaust Association

October 11, 2021
Online

Panel participant at the Association of the U.S. Army Womens Foundation leadership event

September 27, 2021
Edinboro, PA

The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line Book Signing at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

September 23, 2021
Online

Virtual Talk with Schuler Books

September 21, 2021
Online

Book Club Presentation for Book Momentum

September 14, 2021
Online

Museums on the Green Virtual Talk: “The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line” with Mari K. Eder

AUGUST 27, 2021
Online

Virtual Author Talk with the American Writers Museum

AUGUST 26, 2021
Fort Lee, VA

Women’s Army Museum Event in Honor of
Women’s Equality Day

AUGUST 18, 2021
Online

“Meet the Author” Interview with
Tattered Cover Bookstores of Denver, Colorado

AUGUST 4, 2021
Online

Auntie’s Bookstore Virtual Appearance

AUGUST 3, 2021
Online

The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line BOOK RELEASE!

AUGUST 15, 2021
Online

Book Carnival Virtual Appearance

MAY 10, 2021
ONLINE
4:00 P.M. EASTERN

The Indie Shindig Book Festival

March 30, 2021
ONLINE

Interview with the National Cryptologic Museum about The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line

March 8, 2021
Arlington, VA

Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame
(Induction of the Women of the OSS)

March 10, 2021
Carlise, PA

Event Poster for United States Army War College Women's History Month Lecture and Panel Discussion with Major Generla Mari K. Eder (Ret) on March 10, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern

Speaker for Women’s History Month at the Army Heritage and Education Center

PREVIOUS EVENTS – 2020

Feb 25, 2020
Carlisle, PA

U.S. Army War College, Strategic Communications Seminar: “The Information Apocalypse”

APR 23, 2020
ONLINE

Teen Enrichment Network, mentoring session for Spotsylvania County HS students

APR 29, 2020
ONLINE

U.S. Naval War College, Strategic Communications Seminar: “The Information Apocalypse” 

JUNE 24, 2020
ONLINE

 International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Webinar: “The Information Apocalypse – Privacy and Paranoia”

SEPT 22, 2020
ONLINE

International CyberSecurity Summit Webinar: “Privacy and Paranoia”

OCT 28, 2020
ONLINE

U.S. Military Academy Scholar Enrichment Initiative

PREVIOUS EVENTS – 2019

JAN 23, 2019
Edinboro, PA

“The Information Apocalypse” Interview With Edinboro Communications and the Spectator newspaper

MAR 7, 2019
ONLINE

The Boro: “Alumni Profile: A Path of Her Own” (View Online)

MAR 8 2019
Erie, PA

“The Hello Girls” Soldiers and Sailors Home Presentation for Women’s History Month with Fox 5, NBC News, and GoErie.com

MAR 16 2019
Fairfax, VA

Strategic Communications Panel at the Character Assassination and Populism Conference, hosted by George Mason University

May 27, 2019
Stoneboro, PA

Memorial Day Keynote Speaker

OCT 12, 2019
Washington, DC

“American College of National Security Leaders” for Senior Army Reserve Commanders Association (SARCA)

Oct 30, 2019
Austin, TX

“The Information Apocalypse” at St. Edwards University Kozmetsky Center

NOV 23, 2019
Fredericksburg, VA

“Developing Leadership” at Freedom Middle School’s 2019 Teen Summit

PREVIOUS EVENTS – 2018

MAR 23, 2018
Adelphi, MD

Communications Panel at the National Press Club

APRIL 18, 2018
Atlanta, GA

“The Information Apocalypse: Factors Degrading the Effectiveness of Mass Communication in Reaching Influencers Audiences” for the Atlanta Council on International Relations (ACIR)

MAY 02, 2018
New York, NY

“Trust in Negotiations” Final Keynote for WIN Global Summit

MAY 03, 2018

Keynote for Deloitte Women’s Leadership Program

May 21, 2018
Stoneboro, PA

Lakeview High School Hall of Fame Acceptance Speech

AUG 23, 2018
Fort Meade, MD

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Women’s Equality Day Presentation

NOV 26, 2018
Stamford, CT

“The Information Apocalypse” for the World Affairs Forum Ambassador’s Roundtable

Contact Mari K. Eder

Want to talk with Mari K about speaking engagements, book endorsements, presentations, or consulting? Submit a message using the contact form below!