I was thrilled to join Paul Samuel Dolman on his podcast, What Matters Most. The conversation was heartfelt and honest, with hope and empowerment at the core. Trigger Warning: We talked about the massacre at the elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. We learned about it the the night before and processed together in real time. Our conversation is deeply personal and vulnerable as we took at hard look at our culture. Paul and I discussed gun violence in America, the climate crisi
Monday, October 11, was the International Day of the Girl. I've been writing and researching about climate change and its impact on mental health for the past two years. According to Project Drawdown, the education of girls internationally is one of the top ten climate change solutions. Unlocking girls' creativity through education can create more innovation and build a better future. Of course it's also the right thing to do. I have two little girls of my own, but they're t
A dear friend observed recently that we seem to question why the world needs another nonprofit, but we don't express doubt as to why we need a new for profit businesses. The reality is that the climate crisis is so huge and critical to our very existence as humans that we need everyone's best thinking and creativity. That's why I founded OneGreenThing, a new startup focused on the mental health impacts of the climate crisis. Better yet, the goal is to help people figure out
537 votes can make all the difference New York Times Front Page, November 22, 2000. Arrow points to young Heather White with other recount lawyers in Miami, Florida. My #onegreenthing is a not so gentle reminder that 537 votes in Florida made a big difference 20 years ago. Your vote matters! I know because I was a Recount Attorney for fellow Tennesseean Vice President Al Gore. He wrote Earth in the Balance and inspired me to study environmental science and environmental law.