I have always loved learning. As the daughter of two English professors, I grew up with my nose in a book. Literature helped me learn about the world through others’ eyes, to step into the experiences of different people, different cultures, different times.
In college, I studied Russian and French language and literature. It not only expanded the realm of experience about which I could read, but taught me how to listen and learn directly from people in the world around me. After realizing that the power to listen to and tell peoples’ stories is often the power to help them, I decided to become a lawyer.
Practicing international arbitration and litigation, I learned something new about global economic, political, and social interactions every day. Yet eventually I also began to realize just how much I had to learn about myself, how I was living and how I wanted to live my life.
One thing I am sure of is that I want to keep learning. So join me on this adventure, as I chronicle my discoveries about our world and our experiences in it, with each other and with ourselves.