Keynotes and Talks

Isidra Mencos Talks

As a previous lecturer at UC Berkeley and spokesperson of a leading digital company in the U.S., I know how to engage and inspire an audience while providing them with eye-opening tools and information.

 

Some of the topics I offer include Spain’s History and Culture, Women’s Sexual Liberation, Thriving Through Change, Writing the Body, Unconventional Book Launches, How to Choose a Great Book Title, and Truth in Memoir.

 

Contact me for more information.

2024

  • The Evolution of Spain and Its Citizens from Dictatorship to Democracy. The Mechanics Institute, San Francisco, March 4, 12-2pm.
  • Work For Hire, Ghostwriting, and Other Income Streams for Writers. Panelist for San Francisco Writers Conference, February 16, 10 am, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco.
  • Memoir: Confronting Yourself First. Panelist for San Francisco Writers Conference, February 18, 9 am, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco.
  • Ghostwriting 101: Insights and Advice for Those Seeking a Lucrative Career. AWP, Kansas, Available online February 7, 2024 through Thursday, March 7, 2024.
  • Establishing Your Brand on Instagram. California Writers Club, Mount Diablo Branch, January 13, 2024.

2023

  • How to Craft the Coming of Age Story.The Mechanics Institute Writer’s Lunch, October 20, virtual. Register here.
  • Change: The Key to Our Potential. The Central California Women’s Conference, Fresno, September 26.
  • How to Choose a Great Book Title. California Writers Club, Peninsula, September 16.
  • What the Body Holds: Its Shame & Its Pleasure: a discussion and reading with memoirist Isidra Mencos and fiction writer Leslie Kirk Campbell. The Mechanics Institute, San Francisco, September 13, 6 pm. Register here.
  • Ignite Your Online Presence: A Discussion Panel with Christina Vo, Hannah Onstad and Isidra Mencos, moderated by Elise Marie Collins. Women National Book Association, San Francisco Chapter, August 25, virtual.
  • Unconventional Book Launches. California Writer Club, South Bay, June 12.
  • The Evolution of Spain and Its Citizens From Dictatorship to Democracy. March 3, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UCLA, April 22.
  • Memoir Workshop. April 16, Modern Elder Academy, Berkeley.
  • Writing With An Accent: Immigrant Voices in the U.S. March 11. Panel at AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs), Seattle.
  • The Evolution of Spain and Its Citizens From Dictatorship to Democracy. March 3, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC Santa Cruz
  • The Evolution of Spain and Its Citizens From Dictatorship to Democracy. February 20, SIR, Walnut Creek.
  • History and Herstory: The Politics of Colorism, Dictatorship and Patriarchy. February 18, Panel at San Francisco Writers Conference, San Francisco.
  • Unconventional Book Launches that Attract an Audience. February 17, San Francisco Writers Conference, San Francisco.

2022

  • Writing About Your Nearest and Dearest. December 16, The Mechanics Institute, San Francisco.
  • How to Choose a Great Book Title. December 10, California Writers Club, Mount Diablo Branch.
  • Daring to Change Careers After 50. October 28, Leapchats (virtual).
  • The Evolution of Spain and Its Citizens From Dictatorship to Democracy. October 26, Lafayette Public Library, CA. Sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, at UC Berkeley.
  • Five Crucial Tips to Write Your Memoir. October 21, Rossmoor Spanish Club, Walnut Creek, CA.