Judi lives in a small town in Indiana. She has a Master’s Degree in Information Science, has written five novels, is the mother of a 28 year old daughter. Judi has overcome an extreme stuttering disability. She is committed to education for all, health care for everyone, a world where the earth and all its creatures are sacred. However, her biggest commitment is to empowering women to live created lives, transforming the planet.
Jessica is a pioneer descendant born in Kentucky. Born the daughter and grand daughter of Appalachian women, she carries a strong desire for beauty, artistry, music and truth. She currently serves as Executive Director of the Newman Foundation, an organization which supports Catholic faith and intellectual development on university campuses. Additionally she plays piano and organ at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Lexington, Kentucky. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and holds a Master of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary. She participated in The Landmark Forum in January of 2009.
Mindy Sullivan is an entrepreneur who heads up a small Real Estate Company (Dreamor Realty), a Commercial Horse Ranch (Dreamor Ranch) and is the CEO of her own Non profit corporation (Dreamor Ranch Foundation) dedicated to Horse rescue and rehabilitation as well as putting at risk kids together with these formerly at risk horses to make dreams come true. It is based on the idea that you never know how your actions just might inspire someone enough to transform course of their lives. She is the mother of 2 beautiful daughters, a Grandmother, and wife of a Rocket Scientist.
Barbara Castleton, a former Peace Corps volunteer and English Language Fellow, is both teacher and writer. Currently and ESL instructor at a Seattle community college, she has taught overseas and in the U.S., and Barbara’s mission is to facilitate the learning process so that students can express themselves powerfully, communicate with purpose, and ask for what they want. The grandchild of what she calls a “businessman adventurer”, she inherited the desire to see what is on the other side of the hill and have a cup of coffee and a long conversation with whoever is there.
2 thoughts on “Authors”
As a former SELP classroom leader, I fulfilled on my SELP project in 2020 with a TEDxSaltLakeCity talk:
Here’s the link to my presentation:
It was an amazing exprience.
Self Expression and Leadership Program Leader, Author of 6 books, 2 off-Broadway plays, producer of “McLean Avenue” and Irish food and culture podcast “TAYSHT”, perhaps no author has written so extensively about Irish Catholic guilt in such a wide variety of media. His latest book is “The Last Temptation of Mary,” released September 2021.