Join world-renowned performer Marquina Iliev-Piselli in her spectacular story of how she hit cancer back – with an air guitar. In this refreshing take on the power of hobbies, Marquina asks us to consider where we can find youthfulness in our individual stages of life.
Marquina Iliev-Piselli is a Digital Marketer and the Founder of AuthorpreneurLaunch.com. She helps authors feel empowered, not overwhelmed, by marketing. When not promoting books, you can find her curled up on the couch reading with her son. In addition to her book-life, Marquina is an insufferable karaoke singer, electric guitar player, and air guitar enthusiast. Air Guitar? Yep! It’s a thing! Click here for an air guitar intro video. On any given evening, you can find her with her husband and son rocking out in the living room. Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan (Go Blue!), she has a Masters from Columbia University in Instructional Technology & Media. After a breast cancer diagnosis in 2015, she created The Glam Chemo project as well as The Women’s Empowerment Project at Weill Cornell. She volunteers with ProjectKoru.org and SurvivorNet.com to support others diagnosed with cancer. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx