Mary O'Brien Tyrrell Mary O’Brien Tyrrell is an accomplished speaker. Click here to learn more about Mary’s experience and speaking credentials.

Mary’s Areas of Expertise

  • Memoir writing and life reminiscence
  • Building a successful memoir writing business
  • Serving as a nurse in Vietnam / Veteran writing and healing

 

Past Speaking Engagements
  • 2015 Chatham, MA, Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, Joy of Aging Series
  • 2015 Yarmouth, MA, Yarmouth Libraries, Joy of Aging Series
  • 2015 Cape Cod, MA, Bridgewater State University, “Jumpstart Your Memoirs Writing Business Intensive”
  • 2014 Brewster, MA, “The Joys and Surprises of Telling Your Life Story”
  • 2014 St. Paul, MN, St. Catherine University, “Jumpstart Your Memoirs Writing Business”
  • 2013 St. Paul, MN, St. Catherine University, “Jumpstart Your Memoirs Writing Business”
  • 2013 Franklin, MA, Northeast Chapter APH, bag-lunch meeting at Anglican Church of the Redeemer, 31 Hayward St.
  • 2012 San Diego, CA: Gerontological Society of America, Annual Meeting, attended as representative of the International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review advisory committee President
  • 2012 Salt Lake City, UT: Life Story Library Foundation, Pre-conference Training and Kick-Off Keynote Speaker for Make Your Story Count
  • 2012 St. Louis, MO: Association of Personal Historians Annual Conference, Conversation Cafe, as member of Certification Task Force, representing the International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review
  • 2012 Arlington, VA: Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, representing the International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review
  • 2012 St. Paul, MN: Saint Catherine University, “Kickstart Your Memoir Writing Business” 5-day training intensive, adjunct faculty/instructor
  • 2012 St. Paul, MN: MN Historical Society, 1968 Speakers Panel
  • 2011 San Francisco, CA: American Society on Aging, “How to Avoid Negative Outcomes of Reminiscence and Life Review”
  • 2011 St. Paul, MN: St. Catherine University, Book release, Sisterhood of War
  • 2011 Boston, MA: International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review, Pre-Conf. Intensive for Life Story Professionals, “Creating Connections”
  • 2010 Lac du Flambeau, WI: Spring Retreat, Great Lakes Tribal Council, “Writing Your Life Story”
  • 2010 St. Paul, MN: Community of Peace School, Civil Rights Movement, “Mississippi 1964”
  • 2009 Atlanta, GA: International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review, “Satisfaction Survey of Elderly Clients and Families”
  • 2009 Lac du Flambeau, WI: Winter Gathering, Great Lakes Tribal Council, “Writing Your Life Story”
  • 2007 Interviewed for Kiplinger’s Retirement Report 14, no. 2, pp. 18-19, “Leave a Legacy by Writing Your Memoirs” by Robert K. Otterbourg.
A few of Mary’s publications:

To inquire about arrangements for speaking engagements, please contact Memoirs, Inc.
e-mail: MaryOBTyrr@aol.com
telephone: 774-228-2736