ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • “Individual courage is the only

    interesting thing in life.”

    -Simone Signoret

  • “I’ve been through it all, baby.

    I’m Mother Courage.”

    -Elizabeth Taylor

  • “A ship in harbor is safe,

    but that is not what ships are built for.”

    -John Shedd

  • “Don't underestimate the importance you have - history

    has shown us that courage can be contagious.”

    -Michelle Obama

  • “The opposite of courage is not cowardice. It is

    conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.”

    -Jim Hightower

  • “With enough courage,

    you can do without a reputation.”

    -Rhett Butler

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Barbara Bonner started her professional life as an art historian, moving on to leadership positions in three New York City museums. She later served as Vice President of Bennington College and the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. She now has her own consulting practice focused on helping non-profits transform their philanthropic support. Committed to a life in philanthropy, she has served on ten nonprofit boards and has started a fund to serve women with cancer in her region. Until recently, she served as board chair at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. A gardener, swimmer, avid reader and enthusiastic student of yoga, Eastern religions, and contemplative practice, Barbara lives in a converted barn in the beautiful Berkshire hills of western Massachusetts.

See website www.barbarabonner.org for complete information