February – November 2018

February 23, 2018

The Harvey School – Head of School
Part of the Harvey Presents Series
Website: http://www.harveyschool.org

March 2, 2018

Women Leaders Conference 2018
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – School of Continuing Education
Venue: Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI
Speech Topic: Women’s Leadership: Overcoming obstacles to success and being a woman leader as seen through Sonia’s life, what Sonia’s learned about being a leader. Sonia’s presentation starts at noon, followed by Q&A and book signing.

April 11 & 12, 2018

University of Illinois-Urbana – Office of Residential Life, Champaign, IL
Breaking Barriers, A Night with Sonia Manzano
A Night with Sonia will be a lecture where Sonia Manzano will discuss what it was like to be one of the only Latinas in media and broadcasting in the 70’s and how representation has change during her years in the industry. She will talk about challenges that she had to face in order to achieve her level of success and the importance of having representation in a show like Sesame Street. Sonia Manzano is a thirteen time Emmy winner and has received an award from the National Hispanic Caucus and has also written many books including her memoir where she talks about her life obstacles and how she overcame them.

April 28, 2018

Arlington Independent School District
Website: http://www.aisd.net/
Venue: MacBernd Professional Development Center, Arlington, TX
Topic: Working with poverty students and how they learn; how to support these students day to day.

This Alien Nation flier

September 12, 2018

“This Alien Nation”
Joe’s Pub
425 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10003
Doors at 6PM – Show at 7PM

Please join host Sofija Stefanovic as she welcomes some of her favorite people for a celebration of immigration! Each month, at one of New York’s finest venues, some fish-out-of-water tell true tales from their lives. Hear anecdotes about language barriers, cultural missteps, rumbles, romance, and more! From addresses to the President, to songs about first kisses, the evening is set to be one of worldly proportions.

For more information: https://www.publictheater.org/Tickets/Calendar/PlayDetailsCollection/Joes-Pub/2018/T/This-Alien-Nation-Fall-2018/?SiteTheme=JoesPub

September 14, 2018

Sonia moderated “An Evening with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor”
6:30pm at the Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238
For more information, please visit https://www.bklynlibrary.org/calendar/evening-us-supreme-court-central-library-20180914

Sept. 24 & 25, 2018

“2018 E. James Holland Symposium on American Values”
Angelo State University
Venue:  LeGrand Alumni and Visitor Center
2601 W Ave N, San Angelo, TX

Tuesday September 25th:
11:00 – Keynote Presentation by Sonia
12:00 – Informal Q&A

November 16, 2018

PBS KIDS Early Learning Champions Awards Ceremony
Website: www.pbs.org
Washington, DC
Venue: Top of the Town
6:00-9:00PM Awards ceremony, includes”Meet & Greet” and keynote speech.


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