Scenario #15: Cocky in the Cockpit?

This month’s Second Sunday Scenario #15, in Getting Ready: Your Journal to Help you Deal with and Heal from Sexual Harassment challenges us to think about how we might react in the situation in which our airline co-pilot incessantly tells sexual jokes and forces a pick-up-line contest during a 6-hour flight. With the intent to help each one of us […]

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Resource Spotlight – Brandy Carrasco, Gimme A Voice

The more I do this work, the more I get to meet amazing people who have recovered from sexual harassment and are doing inspiring things as a result of their recovery. Brandy Carrasco, with Gimme A Voice, is one example and the first San Diego business to be a Resource Spotlight on Stories from Athena’s Garden. Earlier this month, I […]

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Planting Seeds of Change

“You cannot force someone to comprehend a message they are not ready to receive. Still, you must never underestimate the power of planting a seed.” “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow.” This week, a few articles showed up on my radar that seem very appropriate and useful to share with you… Change is Coming In 1964, the seeds of civil […]

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What to Do When There is No HR & Your Harasser is the CEO

Two different participants in the latest seminar submitted HR-related questions. Last week’s question was about whether or not to trust HR. This week’s question is about what to do when there is no HR, especially if your CEO is the one harassing you. Any suggestions for people at start-ups or small companies without HR when sexual harassment begins? I’m sad […]

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