~~Author and Speaker Sumi Mukherjee published his first book titled “A Life Interrupted – the story of my battle with bullying and obsessive compulsive disorder” in July 2011. His second book published in July 2014, is titled “Father Figure – my mission to prevent child sexual abuse”. His third book on Workplace Bullying is scheduled to be published in late 2016. Since October 2011, Sumi has been speaking to hundreds of people around the country so others can benefit from his stories. Sumi has spoken to teachers, counselors, administrators, social workers, school psychologists, mental health professionals, family members, caregivers, service providers, law enforcement professionals, students, parents, and the general audience. He has spoken at schools, colleges, universities, religious organizations, bullying prevention conferences, other professional conferences/conventions (including School Social Workers Association conferences, School Psychologists Association conferences, Counseling Association conferences, State Psychological Association conferences), child abuse prevention conferences, domestic violence/sexual abuse/mental health awareness events, school staff/teacher meetings, parents/caregivers meetings/conferences, youth group meetings/conferences. Sumi has spoken extensively all over Minnesota as well as in a number of other states around the country including AL, AR, CA, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MO, MT, NC, NJ, NY, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA and WI. He has also spoken in Montreal, Canada in April 2016. His presentations are broadly focused on cultural diversity and social justice with specific focus on long-term impact of bullying and on prevention of child sexual abuse. Sumi was born in Calgary, Canada, and grew up in Minnesota, USA.