Kidney Stories Toastmasters

We recently started a Toastmasters group for people that desire to learn writing and speaking skills to find a life-saving kidney for themselves or for a loved one.

Anyone can zoom in as a guest to just listen. No participation is required.

We have a very interesting speaker coming up on Feb. 5th.

See below for link information. 7 EST-6 CST

Matthew Cavanaugh was a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army and has assumed his NKDO role as President. Matthew has had a distinguished career: he is a combat veteran and the recipient of two Bronze Stars. He was the 2009 U.S. Army Athlete of the Year. As an Army Strategist, he was the youngest recipient of the U.S. Military Strategists Association’s professional award, the Order of Saint Gabriel the Archangel. Matthew has served on the Wounded Warrior Project’s Advisory Council, as a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, was an Associate Fellow with the Royal United Services Institute (UK), and is a Senior Fellow and co-founder of the Modern War Institute at West Point. He earned his master’s degree at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, and his PhD at the University of Reading (UK). His academic roles include an appointment as an Assistant Professor at West Point, Director of the Homeland Defense Institute at the U.S. Air Force Academy, and a Professor of Practice with Arizona State University. His writings have been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Los Angeles Times, among other outlets.

Our next meeting will be on Sunday February 5th at 7pm EST

Our Keynote Speaker will be ML (Matt) Cavanaugh, PhD,-NKDO President and non directed kidney donor

Title: “How kidney donation amplified my life: Reflections on being the first living kidney donor to run 1,000 kilometers self-supported across the world’s worst deserts”

Zoom room will open at 6:30pm for Networking and introductions

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Meeting ID: 883 0196 2373

Passcode: 424298

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