‘Discover Your Genius’ at Blackfriars Playhouse

March 7, 2002

Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m.: “Discover Your Genius,” Michael J. Gelb, motivational speaker. The lecture, sponsored by Mary Baldwin’s Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership and Shenandoah Shakespeare, will be held at Blackfriars Playhouse, 10 South Market St., Staunton.

Gelb is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership. His recent book How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day, a New York Times best seller, has been translated into 18 languages.

After his talk, Gelb will sign his latest book, Discover Your Genius: How to Think Like History’s Ten Most Revolutionary Minds. The signing is sponsored by The Bookstack.

Mary Baldwin University, with a main campus in Staunton, Virginia, and five regional centers, excels in providing leadership training, character development, and career preparation with a strong academic foundation. A multi-faceted liberal arts college, Mary Baldwin offers three residential programs for women – the Traditional Program for Women, the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted, and the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership – as well as coeducational, nonresidential bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Mary Baldwin offers the B.A. and/or the B.S. in 32 majors, the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with K-8 emphasis, the Master of Letters (M.Litt.) and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature in Performance, and post-graduate teaching licensure (PGTL). The oldest women’s college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church U.S.A., Mary Baldwin was founded in 1842 and was the first women’s college to be granted a circle of the national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa. It is one of only 262 colleges and universities to shelter a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society.