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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

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We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

Maura Conlon

About Me: 

I am an author, journalist, speaker, social change psychologist and founder of LegacyBeyondBorders. I believe we live in a time when we must step into the leadership of living our legacy now. The world awaits the strength of our collective voices.

In 2012, I am delighted to be working with the Center for Partnership Studies to co-facilitate training in the Caring Economics Conversation Leadership program, an innovative, global project that is based on the work of Dr. Riane Eisler's superb book, "The Real Wealth of Nations." Here we extend definitions of what is valued in our economic system to include the work that innovates upon and supports life capacity for men, women and children as well as deepening the life-sustaining capacity of our planet.

I love entrepreneurship and creativity and how the two in combination and in a conscious way can raise the quality of life for all. I am working on the design of an interactive curriculum focused on "Women as Leaders and Social Innovators." My intention is to bridge economic and personal empowerment relationships between women from the Global North with women from the Global South. We all learn from each other and we can teach our entire communities.

I am the author of the bestselling, coming-of-age memoir, "She's All Eyes," (TimeWarner.) This is a family drama about growing up as the shy daughter of a FBI agent father and a story of love about how we as girls find our voices in the world. My book was adapted for stage and had its theatrical debut in the USA. My story is dedicated to my brother, Joe, who was born with Down syndrome and who has taught me about the true meaning of love since I was seven years old!

I also love music (I play piano and study cello) and will dance any time of day. Music takes us to that place where we remember how our hearts beat together.

I remain in awe of all that World Pulse has accomplished since its inception. This past year, I was honored to be a mentor in the Voices of Our Future program. I consider myself a very lucky person.

My Passions: 
Seeing people reach their potential; hearing silence transform into song; playing piano and cello
My Vision for the Future: 
No walls just songs between us. For each women and girl to know her voice in the world
My Areas of Expertise: 
legacybeyondborders.com
My Languages: 
English, Spanish

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