2010-10-09 00:59:42 Website URL: http://whycon.org
Natalie Geld is a writer, communications specialist and educator, and has spent much of her life fostering educational opportunities for manifesting effective communication skills and actualizing vivid human potential. She co-founded & taught Effective Communication Seminars at The New Teachers Institute, which reached thousands of educators nationally. Her news segments have appeared on worldwide networks such as ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MTV, FOX, E!, and BET. She’s designed, written, founded, and stimulated funding for educational, literacy and creative writing programs enlivening curriculum for students to develop their mind, writing skills and creative voice which provide ongoing employment for published writers of all genres as well as enrichment and opportunity for under-served youth. Programs include PenUSA’s ‘PEN in the Classroom’, where inner city students accepted poetry and creative writing awards on the same stage as Steven Zaillian and Gore Vidal, and the Bay area’s ‘Strong Point.’ Natalie also developed programs for the Freedom to Write Organization PEN Center West, working alongside Ray Bradbury, George Plimpton, David Ulin, Carolyn See, Roger Simon, Kit Rachlis and others. She is an active Executive Board Member of the teen literacy organization GetLit.org; was nominated as a HellRaiser by Mother Jones Magazine; and is a member of the American Humanist Association. She is writing a book series that centers on the integral nature of energy and the relationship of science, consciousness and our health.
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