All that Glitters: Redefining Success
Monetary success did not fulfill these two dropouts from the world of high finance. When they rebooted their respective American Dreams they discovered that helping others to succeed was their real calling.
Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)
Sat, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)
Panelists: Julissa Arce, Sam Polk
Moderator: Ford Burkhart
The Color of Success is Not Always Green
Undocumented and living in fear of discovery, Arce nevertheless had a successful Wall Street career as a vice president at Goldman Sachs and a director at Merrill Lynch before becoming a US citizen and an advocate for the rights of immigrant students.
Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage (Seats 150)
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Panelist: Julissa Arce
Moderator: Nancy Montoya
Learning Curve: Education and the Children of Immigrants
One in four young people in America is a child of immigrants, and for many a good education — the foundation upon which the American Dream is built — is out of reach. Connolly and Arce discuss the impact of these complex and often heart-breaking struggles on the individual and the community, and their broader implications for the nation. NOTE: Ms. Arce will be 20 minutes late to the signing area due to a live interview with CSPAN following the program.
Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)
Panelists: Julissa Arce, Daniel Connolly
Moderator: Montserrat Caballero
More information: http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/