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On January 15, 2020, Comedian Muffy Was the After-Dinner Keynote Speaker as Part of the 2020 ISAC University Conference for the Iowa State Association of Counties in West Des Moines, Iowa

January 22, 2020 GMT
Comedian Muffy providing the after-dinner speech, Jan. 15, 2020.
Comedian Muffy providing the after-dinner speech, Jan. 15, 2020.

HOBOKEN, N.J. - January 22, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )

On January 15, 2020, Comedian Muffy, aka, Laura J. Steele-Liebman, was the after-dinner keynote speaker as part of the 2020 ISAC University Conference for the Iowa State Association of Counties in West Des Moines, Iowa. Muffy discussed grit as defined by Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth in her 2013 TED talk, “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.” Also, Muffy covered 2019 organizational research on grit and its uses for building organizational improvements and offer tangible tools for self-improvement via humor. It was fun, entertaining, and light while being useful.

Muffy is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. She grew up in Colorado then Minnesota and now lives in New Jersey. She earned a master’s degree from New York University in Health and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota, Duluth in Communication and Psychology.

She has over 20 years of professional work experience in the public sector working in Public Health and healthcare. Her expertise is in; behavioral health, HIV/AIDS services, grants management, finance, alcohol, and drug addiction services, and quality assurance.

Her private sector work includes over six years of experience in Executive Recruiting in Information Systems, Accounting, and Finance.

In 2017 Muffy began her formal comedy training. She was trained in comedy writing by Gotham Comedy Writing Studio In New York City (NYC), NY. Her debut was at The Broadway Comedy Club, NYC, NY on June 21, 2017; after this, she performed at the Comic Strip in NYC, NY and Dangerfield’s Comedy Club in NYC, NY. 

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Original Source: On January 15, 2020, Comedian Muffy Was the After-Dinner Keynote Speaker as Part of the 2020 ISAC University Conference for the Iowa State Association of Counties in West Des Moines, Iowa