We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe and are connected with each other to form one whole unity. Maria Montessori

Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd. Rumi







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Podcast: A Way to Wellness for All

I was delighted to speak last month with Dr. Amar Patel, host of the CAE Healthcare podcast, Simulation Debrief, about the pandemic, the health care profession, and how we can develop a new understanding of intimate partner violence. You can listen to our conversation...

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Article in Sarasota Herald Tribune, November 2021

Opinion: Let's Take Action Against Intimate Partner Violence Published Sarasota Herald-Tribune November 24, 2021. Read it here. Today many women have seen the question on an intake form at a doctor’s office. Or perhaps they have been asked the question directly by a...

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Article for Together Women Rise, October 2021

Posting in Together Women Rise here. Systems change? To help women? What’s up with that? By Scott Osborne, Member of Together Women Rise’s Grant Selection Committee The systems that make up our world were designed by men. From Tokyo to Tijuana, from Delhi to Denver,...

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Article in Tomorrow’s Child Magazine, September 2021

(See below for full text.) You Can Be a Montessori Adult You are now graduating from a Montessori High School: prepare yourself for questions. For the rest of your life, this fact will be a curiosity to other people. They will ask you about your schooling, and they...

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A Message to Corporate America

Companies – where are you!?  Asking on behalf of America’s women here! Y’all just gonna let this Texas anti-abortion bill pass and do …nothing? All you companies who pride yourselves on your "diversity," all you companies who market to women, and all you companies who...

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Systemic Change for Gender Equality: The Basics

I talk a lot about systemic change for gender equality. Nine times out of ten, I watch people’s eyes glaze over at the very mention of the phrase: it’s too abstract, too academic, too wordy, too anti-male, definitely too something. This is unfortunate. So I offer the...

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Cuomo: Three Fallacies

Cuomo: Three Conditioned Fallacies That Helped This Abuse Persist The universal privilege accorded white men, especially powerful white American men, is so omnipresent we almost don’t see it. But the Cuomo investigation and subsequent resignation make clear a few...

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Albany Times-Union Article

Albany Times-Union: read it HERE and below. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s political fate will almost certainly be resolved in the political arena. But regardless of what happens there, let’s not lose sight of the bigger issue that the allegations of his sexual misbehavior...

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