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Living Future: Women, Leadership and Sustainability

Living Future: Women, Leadership and Sustainability In the spirit of Mother’s Day, I’ve been reflecting on my experiences at this year’s Living Future conference where the theme was Women Shaping the World. Adding to the event’s richness were the keynote speakers – Dr. Vandana Shiva and Carol Sanford – two powerful, outspoken, knowledgeable and very

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Personal Development: Reflections on Emerge Workshop

Last December, I had the distinct pleasure of participating in the inaugural Emerge workshop, the brainchild of Kathleen O’Brien, founder of O’Brien & Co, a 20-year-old, Seattle-based sustainability-consulting firm. In the Pacific Northwest, Kathleen is a legend, particularly in green building circles. Many of us have only recently discovered “green” thinking, but Kathleen, among her

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