Susan is available to speak on topics including:

  • The Nine Phases of Marriage
  • The Truth about Female Rivalry
  • The Mother/ Daughter Bond
  • Toxic Female Friendships
  • Mothers-in-law and Daughters-in-law
  • The Evolving Role of the American Wife
  • Female Infidelity
  • The Secrets Women Keep
  • Women of Divorce: Mothers, Daughters, Stepmothers
  • Sisters: Devoted or Divided
  • The Challenges and Rewards of being a Second Wife

Visit the Contact page to get in touch with her speaking bureau.

Speaking Engagements

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 11Am
Dialogue and Character Workshop with Susan Shapiro Barash
A 5-week workshop on the topics of authentic dialogue and character development.
Sarah Lawrence College
1 Mead Way; Bronxville, NY 10708
Cost: $450
More info & Registration

Previous Speaking Engagements

Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 2PM
Barnegat Reading Group
Ocean County Branch Library
Ship Bottom, New Jersey

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 | 5PM – 8PM
Mothers & Daughters: A Pre-Mother’s Day Event – Book Signing & Cocktails
Collette Luxury Consignment
153 East 70th Street, NYC

Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 6PM
Morris Arts Great Conversations Event
Madison Hotel
1 Convent Road; Morristown, New Jersey

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 | 5PM – 8PM
Meet the Author: An evening of shopping, story sharing, book signing, and cocktails.
150 East 70th Street NYC

Thursday, November 12, 2015
JW Marriott in Indianapolis
Indiana Conference for Women
The Power of Partnerships: Women Supporting Women

Saturday, February 14, 201511:00 am
Female Rivalry and Toxic Friends- Will it Ever End for Women?
Society of the Four Arts,
Palm Beach, FL

Monday, February 17, 2014 | 8:00pm
ExactWIN Event “Raising the Tide”
Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Thursday, August 22, 2013 | 7:00 pm
Toxic Friends, Mothers & Daughters and The Nine Phases of Marriage
Greenbriar Oceannaire Women’s Club
Waretown, New Jersey

Monday, August 5, 2013 | 7:00 pm
“The Nine Phases of Marriage”
Ocean County Library – Long Beach Island Branch
217 S. Central Avenue
Surf City, NJ 08008

Sunday, March 3, 2013 | 5:30 pm
Writers Read – with Susan Shapiro Barash,
The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street
New York, NY

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 | 5:30 pm
The Society of the Four Arts,
Four Arts Plaza
Palm Beach, Florida
For reservations call 561-655-7227
Reading: The Nine Phases of Marriage

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Seminar on The Nine Phases of Marriage
YPO Spouse Forum Retreat
New York City

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 | 7:30 pm
Book Discussion
Scarsdale Library
54 Olmsted Road,
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Click here for more info

Thursday, September 20, 2012 | 11:45 am
Lotos Club, NYC
Literary Talk Table

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 | 6:30 pm
The Liederkranz Foundation
Book Launch

Monday, July 9, 2012
The Island Branch of the Ocean County Library
Surf City, New Jersey

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | 4:00 pm
Boca Polo, Women’s Club

Saturday, February 11, 2012 | 10:30 am
Society of the Four Arts
Palm Beach, Florida

Keynote speaker for United Way at Kean College
Women In Power Conference

92nd Street Y Tribecca
92nd St Y/ Makor

Parents’ League of NY Evening Event
at Marymount Manhattan College

Brandeis Women, Freehold, NJ

YWCA/ Westport, Connecticut

Marymount Manhattan College

WIE meeting “Women Supporting Women in the Workplace” Pfizer

Metro NY Chapter for UNIFEM/USNC
Panel on Violence Against Women in TV & Film

Kent Place School, New Jersey

UJA Federation Women’s Division,
Jacksonville, Florida

Boca Woods, Boca Raton, Florida

Boca Polo Women’s Club, Boca Raton, Florida

Palm Beach Day Academy

Society of the Four Arts

Columbia Business School: Columbia Women in Business Conference
Panelist: Women in Power Panel

Guest Speaker
The Moms’ Lunch, St. James Church, NYC

Motherhood Conference: The Vulnerable Mother: Social Interactions, Institutions, Systems of Cultural Values

Moderator for Publicity Panel
The Writing Center at Hunter College
New York, New York

Sarah Lawrence College
Presenter at Salon

Credit Suisse

UBS Financial Group

Bayer HealthCare

JCC on the Palisades

Boston College: Keynote

Career Peeks/ New York University

Creative Living Series: Woodstock, Illinois

JFK School of Government/Harvard,Women’s Leadership Board

Living Expo


Much Ado About Books- Book Festival

Cascades Women’s Club, Del Ray,Florida

Peter’s Place/ Not for Profit

Women’s Chamber of Commerce Jacksonville, Fla.

Learning Annex

Old Westbury Racquet Club

Banyan Country Club

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