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Ms. Magazine: The Power of Being Picked

Thank you Ms. Magazine and Carmen Rios for publishing my article, “The Power of Being Picked!” The Power of Being Picked 3/29/2019 by LISA NIVER When I was a little girl, I was never picked for sports. Ever. I couldn’t even play tetherball. I was clumsy, but I never knew why—until I learned, in my forties, that … Continued

Lionfish photo by Scuba St Lucia

Earth Day: Saving our Reefs from invasive Lionfish

  I love to SCUBA dive and learn about our seas. When I went to Bonaire for the first time in Nov 2016, I learned about the Lionfish issues and tasted my first tasty meal made from this invasive species. At VIP diving, they informed me about their Lionfish Hunting Specialty course that I could … Continued

Why Celebrate International Women’s Day at Google?

  Thank you to Carmen Rios and Ms. Magazine for publishing my article: “We All Have a Place in a Tech: Inside Google’s International Women’s Day Celebration” 3/7/2019 by LISA NIVER Last year, I spent March 8 in Venice Beach at Google’s Southern California headquarters. I was invited to be part of the inaugural Los Angeles Women Techmakers event … Continued

Cocktails and Conversation with Cherríe Moraga: Ms. Magazine Book Club

Join Ms. for Cocktails and Conversation with Cherríe Moraga! Click here to register At the inaugural #MsBookClub meeting, author and activist Cherríe Moraga will join Ms. digital editor Carmen Rios in Los Angeles for a conversation about her memoir Native Country of the Heart. The reception will feature custom cocktails from Yola Mezcal. The event will include a book signing. Join us on April 17, 2019 … Continued

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Is it on your Scuba Diving Bucket List? Niver picks Palau

Thank you to MIC and Emma Sarran Webster for including me in their article, “6 vacation destinations to add to your Scuba Diving Bucket List!” Blue Corner, Palau Palau in general is considered one of the best dive spots in the world, with stunning clear waters and an abundance of wildlife — much of which is protected … Continued

Jessica Abo Unfiltered Jewish Federation Event in Los Angeles

#LiveUnfiltered: Social Media is not the Enemy

Thank you to Carmen Rios and Ms. Magazine for publishing my article for Galentine’s Day! “Unfiltered: Why Jessica Abo’s Book is the Perfect Galentine’s Day Pick“ 2/13/2019 by LISA NIVER “Social media is not the enemy,” Jessica Abo said at a recent gathering of Jewish women in Los Angeles. “Loneliness is the enemy.” In that moment, I sat … Continued

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