The challenge of engaging a diverse audience in a focused conversation.
Over the last few months, those of us in the United States have been engaged in a vigorous debate about whether parents have the right to refuse to vaccinate their children. It’s a conversation that evokes passion on all sides of the issue. […]
We live in a deeply divided country. There are divides that cut across racial, political, and socioeconomic lines. These divides are the stories and headlines we see daily on the news all around the country. […]
This week I facilitated a conversation for some of the most influential leaders of the American Cooperative Extension System. You may not know who they are or what they do, but these individuals lead some of the largest land-grant university systems in the country. Collectively, they have the power to transform our nation. […]
I had the privilege of speaking to the Trustees of the American Field Service (AFS). They assembled this weekend in Long Island for their annual strategic retreat. AFS has a long and distinguished history with cross-cultural learning and exchange. The organization was formed as part of a collective action initiative led by young Americans residing in Paris [...]
I just returned from a week-long visit to Austria and Germany, where I met with leading thinkers in government, business, and the non-profit sectors. The trip was an amazing experience and I come home with a renewed interest in helping to promote collective action across national borders. […]