Joan is a co-founder and Board President of MomsRising. She is also a co-founder of MoveOn.org and Living Room Conversations, an open source effort to rebuild respectful civil discourse across ideological, cultural and party lines while embracing our core-shared values.
She is a Great Work Cultures champion and co-author of The Custom-Fit Workplace: Choose When Where and How to Work and Boost Your Bottom Line (http://customfitworkplace.org/), winner of a Nautilus book award in 2011, and The Motherhood Manifesto, which won the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize in 2007. A mediator (attorney) by training and inclination, she is a nature lover, artist and true believer in the power of citizens and our need to rebuild respectful civil discourse while embracing our core shared values.
What is your mom super power?
“I loved it when my kids were little and I could make things all better. This is typically an age-limited super power that I miss!”