Organized by:

Participating Organizations:

The eLearning Guild and the International Mentoring Association.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • Professionals
  • Other: Learning
  • Other: education
  • Other: training and mentoring professoinals

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

I gave two presentations in March at professional conferences: eLearning Guild (to 125 people) International Mentoring Association (to 25 people)

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media

Other Publicity Methods:

The video of the talk continues to be on my website and I refer to it often in social meida.

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media, especially LinkedIn, seems to have been the most effective because people had a personal connection with me already and were interested to see what I've done.


Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • none

Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:

  • NA

Other Downloadable Materials:

  • NA

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Web site banner

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

I didn’t really leverage the available resources this time, but I plan to do so next year.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

People are really interested in this subject and eager to learn about practical applications of neuroscience that will change their lives.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Quotable comments which capture successful aspects of your event(s):

"Margie Meacham is an exceptional speaker with a valuable message. Want to see more of her at future events."

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:


Contact Name:

Margie Meacham

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:


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