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“A Female James Bond”

Growing up in Chicago, I had friends who were diverse in pretty much every way—race, religion, and sexual orientation. While at the Commission on Human Relations, Chicago’s civil rights department, I worked side by side in harmony and respect with coworkers who were diverse. Though our days were filled with discrimination cases and hate crimes, […]

“I Cannot Imagine That Woman Is Me”

Twenty years ago this note was left for me by a Hungarian who participated in a communications workshop I conducted in Germany: “I am 42 years old, but I cannot imagine that a woman could to learn me something new. You learned me how to have contact with the public. Thank you!” I framed it […]