Buzz + Events


The latest press and events can be found right here. If you are a JOURNALIST, BLOGGER or EVENT PLANNER, please visit Media + Speaking for the Media Kit and info on how to book Maria.

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Maria donates 10% of a designated month’s net sales to support non-profits which educate the public about brain aneurysms, support patients and families, and work with hospitals, clinics, and other institutions worldwide.

Past beneficiaries:  The Joe Niekro Foundation, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation


Maria Ross: Rebooting the Brain, KUOW Seattle 94.7

October 7, 2013: CBS Marketwatch, Assurant Employee Benefits to Award Shining Star of Perseverance to Women Who
Defied Death and Overcame Their Disabilities,

August 26, 2013: Huffington Post, Who Am I? How Crisis Reframes Our Identity

May 14, 2013: Pando Daily, Study Shows Lumosity Brain Games Can Rehab Your Brain

January 30, 2013: KGO Radio, The Finch Files

January 19, 2013: KGO Radio, The Monty Show

October 8, 2012: Pebblestorm: Blending Your Brand

September 26, 2012: Life By Me: I Matter

September 22, 2012: Elephant Journal: Celebrating the Day I Almost Died

August 27, 2012: ABC News: Woman Reboots Brain After Aneurysm at 35

July 21, 2012: Video Interview with Maria Ross

July 11, 2012: Author Teleconference and Chat with host Debbie Whitlock

June 20, 2012: IndieReader book review

June 18, 2012: Thoughts from the Compost Heap blog: Adventures of a Memoir Writer

June 17, 2012: Life After Near Death podcast interview with Dr. Nancy

June 15, 2012: The Sacramento Bee: From Suriving to Thriving: How a Brain Injury Changes Who You Are

June 7, 2012: AM 950 KAHI, Sacramento, CA: Poppoff with Mary Jane Popp

June 6, 2012: WHNZ-AM 1250 Senior Voice America

June 5, 2012: The Joe Niekro Foundation: Know the Symptoms, Get Scanned

May 31, 2012: Dumb Little Man: Seven Lessons to Reboot your Life

May 31, 2012: Business Insider: Seven Lessons to Reboot Your Life

May 25, 2012: Writing Our Way Home: Interview with Author Maria Ross

May 24, 2012: Sharp Skirts: Author interview with Maria Ross

May 12, 2012: Kevin MD: Adaptation Can Be Painful, But It Can Also Be a Gift

April 27, 2012: Brain and Spine Foundation: Q&A with an SAH Survivor

April 25, 2012: Portland Book Review

April 5, 2012: Danielle Dowling’s Blog: When the Heart Heals the Brain

April 5, 2012: Spring Reading List – Geeks, Wonks, Innovation and Inspiration

March 20, 2012: Candy’s Raves: Rebooting My Brain

March 16, 2012: Chat with Women Radio 1150 AM KKNW: Rebooting My Brain (45:09 mark)

March 6, 2012: Femmenation Radio 1150 AM KKNW: Rebooting My Brain

February 16, 2012: Married With Luggage: How to Reboot Your Brain 

February 9, 2012: The Delicious Day: Blinded Brain Injured and Better Than Ever 


October 8, 2013: Assurant Shining Star Event, Kansas City, MO

Enjoy these photos from recent events!