Cultural\Ethnic\International Speakers

Cultural\Ethnic\International Speakers

 

Paul Burik
Past President of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation

Paul Burik
Paul Burik

Topics include:

  • Cleveland Cultural Gardens
  • Czech Cultural Garden
  • Bohemian National Hall

 


Veronica Dahlberg
Founder and executive director of HOLA

Veronica Dahlberg
Veronica Dahlberg

Topics include:

  • Latino Community
  • Northeast Ohio Latino immigrants and their families

 

 

 


Richard Eastburn
The Baha’i Faith

Richard Eastburn
Richard Eastburn

Topics include:

  • We are all flowers of one Garden – the Oneness of Mankind
  • The Baha’i Faith

 

 


Sanjay Garg
Founder of Shiksha Daan (Gift of Education)

Sanjay Garg
Sanjay Garg

Topics include:

  • How Asian Indian community is giving back to the Greater Cleveland Community through volunteerism and service

 

 


Dan Hanson
Great Lakes Geek and Entreprenerd

Dan Hanson speaking
Dan Hanson

Topics include:

  • Ethnic Groups in Cleveland
  • Cleveland Cultural Gardens – Past, Present and Future
  • Interesting Cleveland International Hall of Famers

 

 


Debbie Hanson
ClevelandWomen.Com, ClevelandSeniors.Com & ClevelandPeople.Com

Debbie Hanson
Debbie Hanson

Topics include:

  • The Cleveland Irish Community
  • The Cleveland Polish Community
  • Ethnic Holidays and Traditions

 

 


Kimberly Kirkendall
President of China Resource Network

Kim Kirkendall
Kim Kirkendall

Topics include:

      • Operate Successfully in China
      • International Negotiation Techniques

 

 

 


Joseph Patrick Meissner
Attorney, Green Beret Vietnam Veteran, Author

Joe Meissner
Joe Meissner

Topics include:

  • Viet Nam: Yesterday in War, Today in Peace
  • Ireland, one hundred years after the Rising
  • Despite the famine, eight million Irish strong today
  • What is wrong with Chief Wahoo?
  • Ten famous cities of Asia that I have visited and what they can teach us in America
  • The four famous novels of China and how they help us understand our Number One Rival in the world

 


Erika Puussaar
Estonian Community Leader

Erika Puussaar from Cleveland's Estonian community
Erika Puussaar

Topics include:

      • Cleveland Estonian Cultural Garden
      • Estonian Community of Cleveland
      • Growing up as a Displaced Person in WWII in a Refugee Camp
      • The Baltic Nations (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania)
      • Respecting the Flag and National Anthem

Paramjit Singh
Sikh leader promoting Peace and Non-Violence.

Paramjit Singh
Paramjit Singh

Topics include:

  • The Real Cleveland Indians
  • Sikhs and Sikhism
  • Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.

 


Johnny Wu
Filmmaker, Asian Community Leader, Festival Producer,  Martial Arts Hall of Famer

Johnny Wu
Johnny Wu

Topics include:

  • Asian Culture
  • Cleveland Asian Festival
  • Diversity
  • One World Day and other events