Professional Speaker, Marta Fuchs was born in Hungary and escaped with her family to the U.S. in the wake of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. She holds a BA in Linguistics and a Masters of Library Science, both from UC Berkeley, a Masters in Clinical Psychology from JFK University, and is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (MFT22551).
For nearly three decades, Marta has given over 300 dynamic and inspirational presentations and workshops, captivating audiences in churches, temples, professional and community groups, libraries, schools, city-wide programs, and conferences. She has also presented throughout the U.S. and in European Holocaust commemorations, sharing her family's stories and personal reflections as a second-generation Holocaust survivor.
Some of Marta's popular presentations include:
• The power of stories to connect us, build empathy, transform the way we think and act.
• The remarkable heroism of Zoltán Kubinyi who saved his labor battalion including Marta’s father and was posthumously honored as a Righteous Gentile.
• How knowing your family roots can forge a sense of connection, continuity, and identity.
• The universal experience of escape and immigration and their multigenerational impact on families.
• How to effectively and appropriately use personal and family stories in the classroom.