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Maine New Leaders Program

The three questions I had to ask myself to unlock my leadership

How did I get into the work I do today? How did I chart a path that was not named for me at birth? How have I come to lead in a space that disadvantages people of my gender and race? These were just some of the questions on the table before us on a women’s leadership panel with the┬áMaine NEW Leadership Program at the Margaret Chase Policy Center this Monday. I joined a power packed line-up of women: Zam Zam Moh
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Tardes de Chicas

Longing for Justice Across Oceans

I had left my little baby girl with Ben to travel a short twenty minute cab ride to a barrio outside of Cartagena, Colombia. In that car ride I would travel several hundreds of cultural miles – leaving behind the bubble of hotels, overpriced restaurants, and tchotchkes to land in the heart of the neighborhood of the men and women who worked hard to make that bubble possible. Passing cinder block homes, street d
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Check Out how Love Heals – Interview with the Center for Wisdom’s Women

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to join the Center for Wisdom’s Women monthly Board meeting to help them improve their group fundraising mechanisms and accountability. I heard their incredible stories of commitment to the work and the lives they were changing and I had to learn more. Check out our interview with Klara Tammany founder of the Center and local visionary. Her message of the healing power of l
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