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March 06, 2011


Camp transformed me entirely. I can't imagine what my life would be like if I hadn't taken that leap. Places are absolutely powerful.

Apartment complex when I was a mother of young children. It was the first time I realized that I could walk up to a person and start a conversation for no other reason than to talk to another adult. Changed my world!

London. Heading to the city as a 19 year-old on Study Abroad, the world opened for me in ways I could never have imagined. I simultaneously felt deeply rooted (my ancestors are predominantly British) and launched into the stratosphere. I have such affection for that city, it is like a dear friend.

cleveland is my formative experience. I went there for an internship straight out of college and it turned into a full-time job after the internship ended. Work gave me opportunities rarely afforded to bachelor's level statisticians which set me up nicely for my career, and some of the best friendships I have ever had were made at work and in my church there.

Succeeding out on my own at college made my windows open and blinds go up!

Small university town in Germany where I learned what it's like to be truly lonely...

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  • When I took a sabbatical from Wall Street to pursue a different dream and help others live theirs, I learned that women in the U.S. may be placated, even pampered, but because we aren't dreaming, we are also desperate and depressed. Drawing on a variety of sources, ranging from academic studies to pop culture, dare to dream encourages us to dream. And then to act on our dreams.


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