Featured Presenter Bios
David Oldfield is Director of The Midway Center for Creative Imagination in Washington, D.C. An accomplished author, he has created programs across the country for business and industry, mental health institutions, government, and service and religious organizations. Under his guidance, The Midway Center for Creative Imagination has become internationally recognized for its contribution to the understanding and use of imagination, myth, ritual, and creativity in our personal and professional lives.
Suzanne Braun Levine is a writer, editor and nationally- recognized authority on women, family issues, and media. She chronicled and fostered change in women's lives as the first editor of Ms. magazine. Today she is a contributing editor of More magazine. She wrote the ground-breaking book, Inventing the Rest of Our Lives: Women in Second Adulthood, and recently published How We Love Now: Sex and the New Intimacy in Second Adulthood. Ms. Levine joined the Board of Civic Ventures, founded by Marc Freedman, in 2009.
Paul Nussbaum, PhD is a clinical neuropsychologist and consultant on brain health promotion with more than 25 years experience in the care of older people suffering dementia and related disorders. An expert in neuroanatomy and human behavior, Dr. Nussbaum's most recent publication is Save Your Brain: The 5 Things You Must Do to Keep Your Mind Young and Sharp.