University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Mysteries of the Human Spirit

Award winning authors Lisa Genova, Ingrid Lee and Joseph Deitch discuss their latest ground-breaking books and the experiences that shaped them. Genova and Lee are acclaimed TED Talk presenters. Deitch will share his pursuit of wisdom and growth.

Joseph Deitch

Philanthropist and author Joseph Deitch is the founder and chairman of Commonwealth Financial Network, with assets under management of over 170 billion dollars and 40 Best Place to Work awards, as well as top honors from JD Power for client satisfaction every year it has been bestowed....

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Lisa Genova

Lisa Genova, who holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University, has been acclaimed as the Oliver Sacks of fiction and the Michael Crichton of brain science. Lisa has captured a unique place in contemporary fiction, writing stories that are equally inspired by neuroscience and the human spirit....

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Ingrid Lee

Ingrid Fetell Lee is a Brooklyn-based author, designer and TED Talker whose work focuses on health and happiness. As founder of The Aesthetics of Joy, she empowers people to find more joy in daily life through design....

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Arizona Daily Star
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Tucson Medical Center

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