Projects & Publications

The Shift Network

  • Summer of Peace: First ever Worldwide Virtual and On the Ground events–Kicks off June 22nd thru International Day of Peace, September 21st, 2012.  
  • Peace Ambassador Training Program:  A powerful online training certification program with lead faculty James O’Dea.
  •  Youth Rising for PeaceThe First Ever 24-Hour Global Telesummit – Completely Free to Attend – February 11-12, 2012.  Featuring Young Peace Leaders from Around the World; Every Hour for 24 Hours!
  • Peace Week A week-long global tele-summit featuring over 60 peacebuilders from around the world!


The Global Peace Initiative of Women

Advisor to the Global Peace Initiative For Women: Participated in and/or Presented at the following:


Published Essays

  • Fishing in Sierra Leone – Chicken Soup for the Fisherman’s Soul published alongside #1 NYT Bestselling authors Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Ken & Dahlynn McKowen along with President George H.W. Bush, President Jimmy Carter and General H. Norman Schwarzkopf.
  • Voice of the Future – Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories that make a difference. Published alongside Archbishop Desmond Tutu, President Jimmy Carter, Azim Khamisa, Congressman Bob Filner, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Greg Mortenson.
  • Assessment and Evaluation Methodologies, a chapter in The Power of the Media: A Handbook for Peacebuilders, published by European Centre for Conflict Prevention.
  • A Peace Corps Volunteer’s Experience, published in The Washington Post (17 August 1991)
  • Fishing Lures, a manual published by Peace Corps in 1993. 
  • As the Worm Turns, a quarterly newsletter on Guinea worm eradication (1991-1994). 
  • Edited Chamalu: Spiritual Teachings from the Andes for the publishing company Destiny Books (1994). 



  • Love & Conflict: Insights on Africa in Transforming Self and Societies. The Love: Of The Fifth Spiritual Paradigm. Published alongside Maya Angelou, David Suzuki, Wendell Berry, Barbara Hand Clow, Mahatma Gandhi, Andrew Cohen, Archbishop Desmond Tutu  (Oracle Institute Press)
  • Love & Conflict: Insights on Africa in Transforming Self and Societies (abridged), Kosmos Magazine (Winter Issue 2008) published alongside in same issue with Daniel Goleman and Lawrence Brilliant (E.D. of Google at the time)
  • Love and Wisdom in Nepal, LifePositive Magazine (India, May 2009)