We can have everything we need in life, and still feel like crap. Our bills can be paid. Our jobs can be awesome. Our friends can be the most amazing people in the universe. But, we can still find ourselves feeling unsettled, upset, or depressed. This isn’t about being ungrateful. It’s about watching everything in […]
“Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind–even if your voice shakes. When you least expect it, someone may actually listen to what you have to say.
I had the absolute honor to be a guest on Jamie Piperato‘s Social Justice and Inclusion Podcast for Higher Ed Professionals! I’m still glowing from this opportunity and am so happy to be able to share it with you. Listen here. Here’s the abstract: Sometimes people from marginalized groups feel like they are the spokesperson for […]
I had a crappy middle school experience both inside and outside of the classroom. I told a snippet of my embarrassing story to around 700 people on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 with the Stoop Storytelling Series. After the show, several audience members came up to me, and briefly shared their emotional reactions and stories about […]
This is to anyone who identifies as a woman. I’ve been hearing things that aren’t okay. They shouldn’t have been said. It’s not okay that you’ve been made to feel unsafe. It’s not okay that you so often feel unsafe. I’ll admit, I was slow on the uptake. I should have gone to the march. […]
Last week, we launched a note writing project called Hound Notes, here at Loyola University Maryland. It’s really taken off, and has added a positive buzz in our college community! While this project can be a lot of work on the front-end, it’s not so bad once you get started.* Plus, I’ve outlined most of what we’ve […]