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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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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Money: Make a Better World

Gender equality is good for everyone. We know this. More gender-equal societies are healthier and better educated, more gender-equal workplaces are more harmonious, more gender-equal companies deliver better returns. Yet gender inequality is deeply embedded. Changing...

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Open Letter to Sarasota County and the City of Sarasota

Discrimination Lawsuits – There is a Better Way Sarasota County just paid $68,000 to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit, and reports indicate the City of Sarasota has paid $220,000 to settle similar claims in the past five years. The City is looking at ways to...

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Join me Wednesday 9:30 AM WSLR 96.5

  We hear that women are disproportionately affected by COVID-19. What does that even mean? Isn't EVERYONE affected? And even if that is true, why is it an issue? Join me Wednesday, July 19th at 9:30 AM on the Peace and Justice Report, WSLR 96.5 Community Radio...

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