My personal mission is to make a measurable positive difference by using all of my knowledge and talents to advance fairness, justice, safety, health, sustainability, wellbeing, and education.
A "Year of Gratitude": bit.ly/gratitudeyear
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~ connecting as humans in the new millennium ~
It's important to make space for a diversity of opinions, freely expressed and carefully considered, by a cross-section of individuals.
This creates a better end outcome.
Communication means brainstorming, sharing, and evaluating all options to find the best solution.
There are no stupid questions.
We each face challenges and obstacles.
Honesty means we evaluate, accept where we currently stand, make a plan, and move forward, together.
One day at a time...
One moment at a time.
The truth always sets us free.
Identify your unique gift and align with others to solve the world's pressing needs.
Be as clear as possible about
"Don't compromise yourself. You're all you've got." - Janis Joplin
2000-2002: The Odyssey World Trek for Service and Education, leader for pilot Mexico visit, travel team backpacking worldwide for 18 months creating educational content
Blogging since 2007.
Recent Speaking Engagements
100% Remote - Tips for Managing a Fully-Distributed Workforce
Future of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - GEW 2019
Panel discussion on #diversity, #equity, and #inclusion
#LGBTQIA in Tech - GEW 2019
Moderator for panel discussion on #LGBTQIA in technology
Moderator / Host / Judge / Advisor
Videos / YouTube
B.S. in Environmental Systems Technology,
Division of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Team win for contest in student engineering: "A Learning Car for Kids" - technology for children with developmental disabilities
Activities: Work Study
Entrepot Deli, Risley Dining, Blauvelt Lab, PEWS ILR
Pianist at Catholic Mass
Praxis Literary Journal
Institute for Shipboard Education
Spring Semester at Sea, University of Pittsburgh
Travelled to 10 port cities in 100 days on the SS Universe
La Guaira, Venezuela
Cape Town, South Africa
Seattle, Washington, USA
Activities: Yearbook, Shipboard Auction