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







Upcoming Events

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

Reading Recommendations

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

Stay Connected

Provide your contact information here to receive updates regarding events, new projects, publications, and topics of interest.

Book Recommendations


The Holstee Manifesto…

Follow me on Twitter

Pin It on Pinterest