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Women as Transformational Leaders

Marking the 50th anniversary since Betty Friedan authored The Feminine Mystique in 1963, recently published books, blog discussions and articles focusing on women, work and leadership are in rich abundance.  In preparing to lead a discussion at the University of California at Riverside on this topic, I loaded up my Kindle with a handful of […]

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Resilience, Repentance and Reverence: An Emerging Vision of Wholeness

Sitting at my Villa Serbelloni studio perch, overlooking the majesty of nature’s bounty that is everywhere in Bellagio, Italy, I pen these thoughts on wholeness . . . The whistling wind underneath the balcony door signals that change is on the horizon.

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The Invisible War: Breaking the cycle of sexual assault in the military

If there is a defining theme in all of the testimony in “The Invisible War,” the searing documentary film released this week about military sexual assault, it’s betrayal.

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Don’t Trust the Pentagon to End Rape

( The Senate Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing today on sexual assault in the military. This comes after months of revelations of rapes and other violent attacks at military bases and academies.

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PBS’ ‘This Emotional Life’: Healing The Invisible Wounds Of War

Originally posted on The Huffington Post The invisible wounds of war are not new to our Warriors, Veterans and their loved ones. For many, “coming home” is not the end of war–far from it. Leaving the battlefield far behind, the war often continues–in hearts and minds, relationships and communities following deployment. War is hell . […]

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