Summer Edition: Fusion Academy Southlake Networking Coffee Chat ☕

Date & Time

Wednesday, April 26

9:00am - 10:30am CST



Fusion Academy Southlake Networking Coffee Chat

Guest Speaker: Dr. Claudia Beeny

Join Us on Wednesday, April 26th 9:00am-10:30am at Fusion Academy Southlake

Breakfast will be provided

Topic Description: What’s Your Shine

Dr. Claudia Beeny, Founder and Executive Director of House of Shine, a non-profit organization located in Grapevine, Texas. Based on her book, What’s Your Shine, Dr. Beeny will provide an overview of her Shine framework – a tool enabling parents, teacher, coaches, or counselors to unearth the uniqueness of those who closest to them. She is an expert in both community and human development and will show us how the work of her non-profit is helping to build communities from the inside out.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Claudia K. Beeny has spent more than thirty years working in education, igniting the energy and passion of others. After a successful career in higher education, Claudia left her role to start House of Shine, a non-profit that helps people discover what makes them unique and how to leverage their Shine for the good of their community. Claudia and her team write K-12 curriculum, develop teaching tools, facilitate school assemblies and leadership experiences, and provide custom workshops to people of all ages. House of Shine opened a physical location in Grapevine, TX in September of 2020 that leads visitors on a magical journey to self-discovery through experiential, hands on exhibits.
House of Shine holds monthly “Rise and Shine” workshops for women as well as custom workshops for a roster of clients that includes Make a Wish Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club, Girl Scouts of American and The Young Women’s Preparatory Network.

Claudia is the co-author of Building a Strong Involving Community (BASIC), a workbook utilized by many in higher education and beyond, for understanding and developing a
strong sense of community and reaping the inherent benefits. She is a 2017 recipient of the Legacy of Women Award from SafeHaven of Tarrant County. Claudia is an experienced keynote speaker who has delivered presentations for corporate clients, educational agencies and nonprofit organizations. Throughout her career, she has focused on creating experiences that allow people to connect with their innate talents and gifts, so that they can make a difference in their corner of the world. She is passionate about helping others find their purpose. Claudia lives in Southlake with her husband Richard and two boys, Matthew and Jack. Her oldest son, Ricky, lives in Louisville, Kentucky.

We would love to learn more about the services and connections our community professionals provide. Please feel free to bring your business cards and any other information you would like to share with the group.

Event Location

Fusion Academy Southlake

301 State Street, suite 200
Southlake, TX 76092