LauraB

Joined Mar 2009
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About Me

I have worked with second language learners for my entire teaching career, both with children and adults. From this experience as well as extensive travel, my eyes have been opened to the many and varied voices, cultures, and challenges in our world. I presently teach adults at a college in the Portland area as well as run my own business called Red Aphrodite- a stationery business with fun, whimsical, designs. I believe in creating businesses that use resources wisely and thus produce everything locally using 100 percent post consumer papers. I am learning as a collage/mixed media artist everyday. my family, supporting women in their pursuits, travel, art, creativity, expanding possibilities, gardening, cooking, reading Creating a sustainable business, meeting the everyday challenges with grace, wisdom, and clarity. Balance, time management. Teaching, Running a business, Literacy, graphic design

My Vision

I believe we are entering an era in which women bring their voices to global issues in a bigger way than ever. I want to be a part of this movement and transformation.

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LauraB commented on How do women justify psychological violenec? Dec 31, 2012 LauraB commented on BlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Using Art to raise awareness of GBV….16 Days of Activism! Action Step 6 Dec 30, 2012 LauraB commented on Violence continuelle à l'Est de la RD Congo Dec 25, 2012 LauraB commented on stop guerre en RDC Dec 11, 2012 LauraB commented on Ending Violence Against Women - A lesson to be learnt by women from the brutal murder of an Israeli Youth Dec 10, 2012 LauraB commented on Epilepsy Myth Leads to High Rates of Promiscuity Amongst Young Girls In Cameroon Dec 10, 2012 LauraB loved Epilepsy Myth Leads to High Rates of Promiscuity Amongst Young Girls In Cameroon Dec 10, 2012 LauraB commented on PEACE AND SECURITY Dec 10, 2012 LauraB commented on VIOLENCES FAITES AU VIELLARDS (suite) Dec 05, 2012 LauraB commented on LE MASSACRE EN R.D.C Nov 18, 2012 LauraB commented on She looks.... Nov 18, 2012 LauraB loved 'Between Speech and Breath' - by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji Nov 18, 2012 LauraB commented on 'Between Speech and Breath' - by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji Nov 18, 2012 LauraB commented on LA REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO Nov 06, 2012 LauraB loved My Body. Their Battleground. Nov 06, 2012 LauraB commented on My Body. Their Battleground. Nov 06, 2012 LauraB commented on The latest developments of the case of sexual harassment in Cairo Nov 06, 2012 LauraB commented on how much you love yourself Nov 02, 2012 LauraB commented on VIOLENCE ET INSECURITE EN R DCONGO Nov 02, 2012 LauraB commented on Moving On - Providing Input to a High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda Oct 17, 2012 LauraB commented on LA GUERRE EN RDC Oct 17, 2012 LauraB commented on Fate plays cruel tricks Sep 23, 2012 LauraB commented on Domestic Violence in My Family; Bali Indonesia Sep 23, 2012