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Girls Class in Kabul Afghanistan


Marla is a high-demand speaker on a wide array of topics: Peaceful CoExistance, Cultures under Siege of Disappearing, to name a few. Her personal and inspirational storytelling, combined with photographs and films provide opportunities to educate and inspire audiences


Marla has delivered keynote addresses at the United Nations CSW 60, Museums, Universities, Private Galleries and Annual Peace Conferences. 


Marla tailors all multi media presetnations to meet the needs of specific audiences. Below are suggested topics Marla has spoken about in the past.


For information on arranging a speaking event please email for any inquiries.

Peaceful CoExistance
Cultures under Siege of Disappearing 
Peace Caravan Journey Along the Silk Road, Xinjiang, China
Afghanistan; the First Female and Foreigner to visit Waras 
One Women's Journey For Peace 
Making a Difference Art as Philanthropy
Selected Presentations 
Praxis Conference - DC  
United Nations /CSW 60 - New York
Princeton Club – New York 
Royal Ontario Museum – Toronto, Canada 
Artist Talk Karpeles Museum - Santa Barbara
Festival of Ideas - University of West Virginia
Martin Luther King Lecture Series - University of Michigan
Women's History Month - University of Texas/San Antonio 
Artist Talk Series - ArtTable New York
TRI Tashkent Virtual Conference -Tashkent, Uzbekestan
New York Public Library -  New York
UVW Festival of Ideas

UVW Festival of Ideas

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Marla's Keynote Lecture at University of West Virginia: Festival of Ideas 

NYPL Film Screening and Talk

NYPL Film Screening and Talk

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NYPL Webster hostis Marla's Film Screening & Conversation - KAWOMERA: Plant, Pray, Partner for Peace

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