Advance Women, Advance Equality with Shelley Zalis from The Female Quotient

Taking Flat Ben, the Penn Quaker, out on the town!

I wish we were all together this week in person for PENN HOMECOMING!I loved going to the University of Pennsylvania. I loved living in the Quad and I loved learning about Benjamin Franklin! So when The Power of PENN campaign sent out a Penn Ben ala Flat Stanley to take around and photograph I was … Continued

Remembering Joannie Parker!

Before COVID-19, we would have gathered this weekend in honor of Joannie Parker at the campus of the former Westlake School for Girls where she was my teacher and mentor. However, now we will gather May 8, 2021 instead. I miss my friend so very much. The video footage above is from Westlake reunion day … Continued

Ready for a Road trip?

On the Road Again: Do You Want to Explore Santa Cruz

For my 50th birthday, I have been working on a project of doing 50 New or Adventurous Things before I turn 50. I know that what is important to me is experiences. “Success is not a destination, but the road that you’re on. Being successful means that you’re working hard and walking your walk every … Continued

In the HUFFINGTON POST: Teachers Need a Village

My article appeared in the Huffington Post Education section last week. “Teachers Need a Village” is about the support that Educators need to do an excellent job. When I started a new job which required teaching seven grade levels, I created my own science teacher network in Los Angeles. As I said in the article, … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel