A funny and poignant story teller, Brenda weaves in glimpses of her intercultural, interfaith marriage and everyday experiences as a mom.
With her book, "If the Battle is Over, Why am I Still in Uniform?" she takes a serious subject, faces it head on with irreverent humor and includes the reader into her intimate vista as a cancer survivor. Watch her courageous story.
Brenda loves to talk with healthcare professionals, women's groups, church groups, and business organizations. A national keynote speaker, she is comfortable in front of groups of ten or crowds of thousands. Brenda takes you through her experience with humor and reflection and helps us explore the deepest meaning in our lives. She's quick to point out that you don't have to have cancer as an issue to be struggling in life. Humor is the avenue she uses to cope and teaches others to do the same.
A professional comedian, national speaker, mother and author are just a few of her titles. Being married to a man who grew up in the Middle East brings another dimension and flavor to the anecdotes she tells. Brenda has spoken on a variety of topics that include leadership, diversity, faith, humor, business, marriage and looking for a joyful message in the face of adversity. Take a look at her various presentation topics.
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