Melody regularly gives talks and leads workshops on a wide array of topics, including mental health, Islam, Iran, inclusion, writing, activism and more. As a mental health advocate and suicide survivor, she speaks about both struggling and thriving with mental illness. As an activist, she speaks out against Islamophobia, sexism, racism, homophobia, ablism, sanism, and other forms of discrimination. As an award-winning author, she regularly teaches writing workshops, gives readings, and appears at book signings. As an attorney, she speaks about improving mental health for lawyers and defeating stigma and discrimination within the legal profession (for law firms and CLE programs). See below for upcoming events, and to book a speaking engagement, contact Melody directly here.