International Conference on Positive Aging

With a group of attendees after presenting “Live Your Legacy Now,” Washington, D.C., 2016

Society of Professional Women

Presenting “Live Your Legacy Now,” King of Prussia, 2016

KYW News Radio

Receiving “Women’s Achievement Award,” 2014

Encore2016 conference San Francisco


Conference, San Francisco

Villanova Women of Color Barbara Shaiman

Villanova University

Women of Color luncheon, Villanova, Pa., 2016

With Holocaust survivors

Learning From Our Past

Embracing Holocaust survivors, Philadelphia, 2015

Penn State Healthy Aging Lecture Series

Pennsylvania State University

Life Planning Network, Healthy Aging Lecture Series, Brandywine Campus, Media, Pa., 2016

Drexel University Barbara Shaiman

Drexel University

With Drexel University Lebow School of Business students after lecture, Philadelphia, 2016

Abington National Honor Society Seymour Mayer

National Junior Honor Society

Abington Junior High School, Abington, Pa., 2016

German Consulate

New York City, 2009

St. Augustine College Prep Caritas Presentation

St. Augustine Preparatory School

Richland, N.J., 2010

Speeches and Workshops


Financial Services and Wealth Management

  • PNC Hawthorn Group, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Advisors in Philanthropy, Las Vegas, NV
  • The Philadelphia Foundation, Women in Philanthropy,  Philadelphia, PA
  • Greater Philadelphia Financial Planners Meeting, Malvern, PA
  • UBS Financial Services, Philadelphia, PA


  • Greater Philadelphia Senior Executives Group, Philadelphia, PA
  • Siemens Corporation, Siemens Women’s Affinity Network, North Wales, PA 
  • The United States Environmental Protection Agency, Days of Remembrance, Region III, Philadelphia, PA


  • International Conference on Positive Aging, Washington, D.C.
  • Conference, San Francisco, CA
  • Society of Professional Women, King of Prussia, PA
  • The Transition Network, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia Chapters
  • The German Consulate, New York, NY
  • Philadelphia Cares Social Entrepreneurship Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  • National Conference on Volunteering and Service, Washington, D.C.
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Conference, Chicago, IL
  • National Career Academy Conference, Miami Beach, FL
  • American Youth Policy Forum, Washington, D.C.
  • Non-Violence Conference, School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • All Means All Conference, School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • United Way Youth Development Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  • The Brooklyn College International Conference on Genocide, Jerusalem, Israel
  • The Governor’s Conference on Women, Philadelphia, PA


  • Villanova University, Women of Color Luncheon, Villanova, PA
  • Drexel University, LeBow School of Business, Philadelphia, PA
  • Penn State Brandywine Positive Aging Conference, Media, PA
  • Penn State Brandywine Freshman Convocation Speech, Media, PA
  • Penn State Great Valley, Spring Lecture Series, Malvern, PA
  • Penn State Service-Learning Conference, Media,  PA
  • Penn State Service Learning Alliance Conference, State College, Media, PA
  • Penn State Higher Education for a Higher Purpose Conference, Brandywine Campus, Media, PA
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Widener University, Exton, PA
  • Bucks County Community College, Women’s History Month Lecture, Newtown, PA
  • Temple University School of Education, New DEEL Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Other educational groups

  • Villa Maria Academy, Malvern, PA
  • Abington School District, Middle School Honor Society, Abington, PA
  • Merion Mercy Academy, Freshman Orientation, Lower Merion, PA
  • St. Augustine Preparatory School, Caritas Program Speaker, Richland, NJ
  • Cynwyd Elementary School, Parent Teacher AssociationBala Cynwyd, PA
  • Continuing Education Program, Gratz College, Philadelphia, PA
  • The National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.
  • Holocaust Museum, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Pennsylvania Holocaust Education Council, King of Prussia, PA
  • Philadelphia Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, Philadelphia, PA


  • Lankenau Hospital,  Wynnewood, PA
  • Fox Chase Cancer Hospital, Philadelphia,PA

Faith-based Groups

  • Jewish Federation of Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • Beth David Synagogue, Gladwyne, PA
  • Har Zion Temple, Penn Valley, PA
  • State of Israel Bonds, Boca Raton, FL


  • Jewish Community Foundation of South Jersey, Voorhees, NJ
  • Jewish Community Foundation of Mercer County, Princeton, NJ
  • Jewish Community Foundation of Omaha, Omaha, NE
  • Jewish Community Foundation of New Haven, New Haven, CT


  • Barnes and Noble Bookstore, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA
  • Rotary Club, Haverford, Broomall, Chestnut Hill, PA

Television and Radio Appearances 

  • Money Matters, Comcast Network
  • Dan Gottleib, “Voices in the Family,” WHYY
  • Larry Kane’s Voice of Reason, “The Power of One”, Comcast Network
  • In Focus with Steve Highsmith, myphl17
  • Comcast Newsmakers, Comcast
  • Good News, NBC10 Philadelphia, PA
  • Bob Rovner Talks With the Stars, WWDB 860AM
  • Pinky’s CornerAtlantic City, NJ
  • Mosaic 3709 on Sunday mornings via a local NBC affiliate, Palm Beach, FL
  • The Three Tomatoes’ show on Blog Talk radio
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A deep motivation

Barbara Greenspan Shaiman, daughter of Holocaust survivors, explains what motivated her to leave a successful career in healthcare recruitment and found Champions of Caring. The nonprofit is dedicated to sensitizing, educating and empowering young people to take active roles in improving their communities. Barbara shares the heartfelt tie with Steven Spielberg and movie “Schindler’s List.”

Barbara then founded Embrace Your Legacy to expand beyond youth, and encourage more groups to make positive change.