About the Author

Marly Bergerud’s early years were spent in North Dakota, where she was a trained dancer and pianist. She has a B.A. and M.S. degree. She is an educator spanning a professional career of 30+ years as a teacher, a dean of business, and a vice president within the California Community Colleges. Marly thoroughly enjoyed raising a fantastic son as he endured her becoming a published co-author of two dozen computer textbooks. She is a recognized educational leader, author, and teacher of new technologies. She has presented seminars to educators at colleges and universities around the globe.

At home in Palm Desert, California, the broad spectrum of excellent music, arts, and entertainment feed her soul. In this stage of her life, Marly believes the spirit of philanthropy is an ever essential and socially responsible duty of giving what, how, and when we can. She serves on the Board of the World Affairs Council of the Desert. She served as president of the Palm Springs Writers Guild supporting 150+ writers who are pursuing their craft. She continues to enjoy their friendship and learn from their professional speakers.