Speaking Engagements

I currently reside in California and have provided examples of places in the state that I have spoken. However, I am willing to travel to speak anywhere in the continental U.S.

Finding Your Purpose

My talks and workshops about LOVE, GENEROSITY, GRATITUDE, COMPASSION, WELLNESS AND WRITING LEGACY LETTERS OR ETHICAL WILLS have been presented at  Rotary Clubs, Various Associations,  Colleges, Spiritual Centers, to Practicing Psychologists, Graduate Students, High School Teachers, Business Professionals, and Veteran’s and Senior Citizens wanting to leave a legacy.

Contact me to book a speaking engagement at: Dr. Zahed

Recent & Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Events

I was interviewed recently for  this documentary movie, The Awakening . The premier is on March 31st.
Here is the link to the documentary  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-awakening-film-premiere-live-spoken-word-event-with-musical-guests-jami-lula-steven-rushingwind-tickets-42584707005

The film premiere is lined up for Saturday March 31st 7pm in Brea at the Curtis Theatre Performing Arts Center at

 1 Civic Center Cir, Brea, CA 92821
Phone(714) 990-7722


When you are on eventbrite link at…..  http://theawakeningfilm.eventbrite.com
there is a special promotional code / discount code for you to use to receive $10 off each ticket. Click the green button that says Tickets then SELECT the Enter Promotional Code button and enter Hyder — ticket will then be $20 and once you have paid for the tickets, they are emailed to you in PDF right away…print the ticket and bring to the movie premiere.


1. Writer’s Club

Laguna Woods, CA

March 9, 2018

2. Cancer Support Community

Los Angeles, CA

November 17, 2017

3. Insurance Company: Kaiser Permanente


February 26 and 27th, 2018 (day and evening sessions)

Feb. 28th, 2017

May 2nd, 2017

May 8th, 2017

June 26, 2017 (Focus on PPSD Topics)

October 30 and 31, 2017

4. Physicians Group: Orange County Medical Association

Irvine, CA

Presentation during professional meeting.

5. Senior Centers, Senior Living, Retirement Homes, Professionals for Seniors

Various Locations and Dates in 2017

Ahmanson Senior Expo Center

June 17th, 2017

Sunrise of Seal Beach,  Seal Beach, CA

Sunrise of Playa Vista, Playa Vista, CA

Dine with the Doctors, Laguna Woods, CA

College Club of Laguna Woods, Laguna Woods, CA

SOUTHSIDE M.A.P.S. Meeting – Various Locations

Marketing and Admissions Professionals for Seniors


6. Rotary Clubs

Fullerton Lion’s Club

Fullerton, CA 92832

Dinner Speaker:  June 15, 2017

Rotary Club Presidents Dinner

Keynote Speaker

Long Beach, CA

Rotary Club Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, CA

Rotary Club of Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

7. Spiritual Centers

Church of Isaiah

Los Angeles, CA

April 26, 2018  7:00 pm- Open to the public

Center for Spiritual Living Seal Beach (three times)

Seal Beach, CA

InSpirit Center for Spiritual Living Orange County (twice)

Mission Viejo, CA

NAMASTE Center for Spiritual Living

Long Beach, CA

Center for Spiritual Living Carlsbad

Carlsbad, CA

Center for Spiritual Living

Huntington Beach

Sangha Center

Huntington Beach, CA

8. Educational Institutions

Argosy University (5 times to Graduate students in Psychology)

Orange, CA

Jordan High School (Workshop for teachers)

Long Beach, CA