— Information provided by the Ware Center
The Hazel I. Jackson lecture this year features Iyanla Vanzant speaking on Tapping The Power Within at the Winter Center on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 7:30PM. The Winter Center is located at 60 Cottage Avenue. Note that this event was originally scheduled for 3/17/16. The event is FREE but tickets are required.
ABOUT IYANLA VANZANT
From welfare mother to New York Times’ best-selling author, from the Brooklyn projects to Emmy Award winner, from broken pieces to peace, Iyanla Vanzant is one of the country’s most prolific writers, public speakers, and among the most influential, socially engaged and acclaimed spiritual life coaches of our time. Executive producer and host of the breakout hit Iyanla: Fix My Life on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Vanzant’s focus on faith, empowerment, and loving relationships has inspired millions around the world.
The author of 16 books, including five New York Times’ best sellers, Vanzant’s work has been translated into 23 languages and has sold over 8 million copies. With her no-nonsense approach and underlying message of “live better by loving yourself,” she has ignited the universal spark of self-discovery.
Vanzant’s latest NY Times best seller, the triumphant ‘Peace from Broken Pieces,’ chronicles her extraordinary professional success against the backdrop of personal tragedy.
As one of the nation’s most sought after public speakers, Vanzant has an innate ability to intimately connect and engage her audiences, heightening their self-awareness and quest for fulfillment.
According to Emerge magazine, she is “one of the most dynamic speakers in the United States.” Ebony magazine says, “Iyanla’s books, lectures and television appearances have made her a multimedia high priestess of healthy relationships.”
ABOUT HAZEL I. JACKSON
Since 1995, the Hazel I. Jackson Lecture has featured a prominent African American speaker in honor of Hazel I. Jackson, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies at Millersville University. She was the first African American professor until her retirement in 1994. Jackson attended the lecture each year until her death in 2014 at the age of 87.
The event is Free but tickets are required. Reserve your tickets online at www.ArtsMu.com call the ticket office to make your reservations at 717-871-7600.