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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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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Select Resources: Gender Equality Issues

Once you know to start looking, resources abound. This list is merely the tip of the iceberg. It is designed mainly for educators and those who attended my webinars or lectures. Enjoy! General Global Gender Gap Report - 2021 (World Economic Forum) - a font of useful...

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SPOILED – the Film Version. Watch it NOW!

I first began developing the concept that would become SPOILED when I lived in India. I became convinced we needed to look at gender-based violence from a male perspective; it was clear we needed to do more to understand how our societies produce attitudes and...

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Cuomo and Women – Is this Corruption? My .02

Many are struggling with the abuse of power vis a vis women aspect of the Cuomo scandal (I am not addressing the nursing home issue here). People are trying to weigh and value these alleged abuses, often comparing them to the “good” Cuomo has done. They are trying to...

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Root Causes of Gender-Based Violence

From the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, November 20, 2020. Picture all the women you ever dated, or all the women you knew from high school, or the women in your family. Take a minute. No rush. Now count off by threes. Chances are, those one-in-three women – those women you...

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Article in Montessori Leadership Magazine

Gender Equity in the Classroom: What it Looks Like and What You Can Do Read my suggestions for helping the next generation be more gender-equitable, published in the new edition of Montessori Leadership, available online and on your local newsstand now. Especially...

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