Futures Inspired Featuring: The Unexpected Pathways Project

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Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce

 

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“The Journey to Unexpected Pathways: Fearless … Moving on with Hope, Courage and Informed Spontaneity”

Anne Sourbeer Morris, Ed. D. AKA “Dr. Anne

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Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce presents stories about the career pathways of twenty-three multi-generational women representing diverse occupations, experiences, and backgrounds. The stories reflect the stories of many women, expressing the intimate connection between one’s career pathway and life journey. Unexpected Pathways shares stories of determination and perseverance – courage and resilience. Unexpected Pathways shares stories of greatness and fragility – survival and victory! And in the context of the career-life journey, Unexpected Pathways shares stories of healing and love. The stories and the five inspired lessons offered by the chapter authors, encourage hope and inspiration to women present and future.

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July 25, 2016

The Women of Unexpected Pathways … One Year Later”

Featured Author: Bonnie Dawn Clark

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Unexpected Pathways Chapter:Paving the Road to Hell, I Found Heaven

Bonnie’s Update:

I am being honored at the National Veterans’ Creative Arts Festival, in Jackson, MS, from October 10 – 17, 2016 for winning the National First Price for Dramatic Interpretation of Francine Christoph’s HUMAN monologue.   I will be sent all expenses paid and have the opportunity to perform in the chorus for the main event.  This is definitely a NEW CHAPTER for me!

https://www.facebook.com/National-Veterans-Creative-Arts-Festival-151623167130/?fref=ts

http://www.va.gov/opa/speceven/caf/index.asp

Order your copy of Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce  at https://www.createspace.com/5194061

June 28, 2016
“The Women of Unexpected Pathways Project … One Year Later”

Featured Author: Melissa Wittner

Unexpected Pathways Chapter:Letting Go of the Parking Meter”

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Update:  Promoted to managing three divisions of software engineers vs one, up to 110 Associates in my VP job at Inmar.   My own personal company, iWhereTo Inc now has expanded to have a full time employee with our first release of our Child Management Software as a Service slated for early 2017.

One New Inspiration or Life Revelation:  At the end of 2015, my sister Kathy and I moved my 91 year old Mother who has Alzheimer’s, to Clemmons.  I had no idea how much this would impact me – how difficult and at times overwhelming it was to have to make the kinds of decisions you make for your elderly parents.  However, I believe it has made me a stronger, better person in the long run, and I am grateful to be able to ensure my Mother has the best care she can get, as well as get to see her more often.   It has allowed me to resolve some of the original conflicts I’ve had with my Mom and just love her for who she is in the place that she is right now.

Business Name – Our new Software will be managed and released under KiwiKidz LLC, a subsidiary of iWhereTo Inc.

Email:  melissa@iwhereto.com

May 6, 2016
The Women of Unexpected Pathways … One Year Later continues with an update from Unexpected Pathways author Margie Florini!

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In 2015 and 2016, I am continuing to grow in my art business.  In the Fall of 2015, I was juried in an artist member of NAWA or the National Association of Women Artists (based in New York) and an artist member of NAWA – Massachusetts Chapter.

In October 2015, I was accepted as an associate artist member of another historic art group called OPA – Oil Painters of America – and will continue to enter national shows in order to gain signature member status.

Of course, I continue to paint new works for these national shows and local galleries, too.

I continue to work on cut-paper collage illustrations for book 2 of “The Pajamas Of My Dreams”, a.k.a. “Pajamas, Too!”  Laurie Collins, my author, and hope to have a publisher for this project soon.  In the meantime, the “Pajamas Events” continue in libraries, schools and museums – with wonderful children, teachers and care-givers collecting pajamas for families less fortunate.  To that end, I keep trying to connect with the decision-makers at Carters (and Target Stores) to put together a larger “Pajama Party Event” where children hear the story, perform the “Pajamas Of My Dreams Rap”, we can give books and crafts kits away to families who purchase a pair of pajamas to give — in the Fall and Winter.  It has been endless phone calls and sending along books and crafts, but I remain hopeful that our purpose will be embraced and more pajamas and books will find their way to homes.

Last and most important, I have given your book to people and families who I mentioned in my chapter and it has been so exciting to hear their comments.  Also, women friends of mine who are now “empty nesters” have asked me for support and suggestions about what they do now that the children are gone.  It is so helpful to share your book with them as a learning tool of all the wonderful ways that women move successfully through their very different lives at different ages and stages of life!

All my very best to you and all the great women of Unexpected Pathways,

Margie Florini

Florini Fine Arts: Fine Arts and Publishing

www.margieflorini.com

Florini@verizon.net

April 29, 2016

 

The Women of Unexpected Pathways … One Year Later! It has been one year since the publication of Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce and much has been achieved since then in the lives of the twenty-three women featured in the volume. For example, Clare Novak continues to be an international trainer, taking on new roles and responsibilities, as she travels the globe! In November 2015, Clare Novak joined the USAID Program, “Engendering Utilities.” Her role is to work with seven electrical distribution companies in five countries, Macedonia, Georgia, Jordan, Kenya and Nigeria, to ensure that the Human Resources processes are equitable for both women and men. The utilities intend to increase the percentage of women in their workforce and the number of roles women fill. In her role, Clare visits each company twice a year for a week. Twice yearly, representatives from the seven utilities are brought together for a multi-day workshop focused on development and customer service.

“Women of intelligence, commitment and business sense are everywhere in the world working to make businesses better. By making businesses stronger they build their nations.”

Clare Novak

 Novak and Associates
www.business-leadership-qualities.com
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June 8, 2015

 

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Newly Released Book Examines the Career-Life Journeys of Women

Clemmons, North Carolina, June 8, 2015: Dr. Anne Sourbeer Morris AKA Dr. Anne of Clemmons is the author of the newly released book Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce. About the book, Dr. Anne asks,Do we really know the women—our colleagues, our friends, our relatives—we encounter on a daily basis? Do we know their history? Do we know their hearts? Do we make assumptions based upon our own experiences and beliefs? Or, do we simply co-exist and move through our own busy lives without knowing the richness of their stories and the lessons that they may teach us?” These were some of the questions that drew her to create Unexpected Pathways—a journey that has been ten years in the making and one that has certainly been unexpected.

Unexpected Pathways presents stories about the career pathways of twenty-three multi-generational women representing diverse occupations, experiences, and backgrounds. The stories reflect the stories of many women, expressing the intimate connection between one’s career pathway and life journey. Unexpected Pathways shares stories of determination and perseverance – courage and resilience. Unexpected Pathways shares stories of greatness and fragility – survival and victory! And in the context of the career-life journey, Unexpected Pathways shares stories of healing and love. The stories and the inspired lessons offered by the chapter authors, encourage hope and inspiration to women present and future.

About the multi-generational nature of Unexpected Pathways, author Dr. Anne writes, “True wisdom is ageless. True idealism is ageless. Idealism must not be ‘assigned’ to the young or wisdom to the old. As we create our career/life journey we must embody both idealism and wisdom. We must maintain the enthusiasm and passion of the young while embodying the conviction and perseverance of those who have paved the way for us.”

In 2005, Dr. Anne retired from the Great Valley School District, Malvern, Pennsylvania as the district’s Transition Coordinator, supporting students with disabilities and their families. She was a former Director of School Counseling for Great Valley High School and the Counseling Department Chairperson at Octorara Area High School. Over a thirty-five year career in public education, she worked in rural, urban and suburban school districts as a teacher and school counselor.

In 1990, she was named PSCA School Counselor of the Year. In 2010, Dr. Anne was given the PSCA Honorary Lifetime Achievement award and was named a National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), Woman of the Year. In that same year, Anne moved from Pennsylvania to North Carolina. Immediately connecting with her community; she served as the first president of the Winston-Salem Local Chapter of NAPW. For two years, she was a member of the Board of Directors of The Queen’s Foundation, Inc., supporting young women in North Carolina. Dr. Sourbeer Morris is currently an Associate Adjunct Professor of Education at Salem College, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She collaborated on the design and curriculum development of the Salem College Online Masters of Education in School Counseling program. Her writing has been featured in publications including Career World Magazine.

 For thirty years, Anne’s primary volunteerism was with the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association (PSCA) for which she served in myriad capacities including as the organization’s president and newsletter editor. Dr. Anne served on the Education Foundation Board of the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity and the Guidance and Counseling Advisory Committee of the Association for Career and Technical Education.

Unexpected Pathways chapter authors – The Women of Unexpected Pathways – include: Wynne Renee Brown, MD, Lac; Mittie Denise Cannon, Ed.D.; Bonnie Dawn Clark; Linda Eisenstein; Margie Florini; Winifred Quire Giddings; Kaitlyn Green; Mary Ann Hauser; Donna Martin Hinkle, Ed.D.; Angela Lynn Jackson Howard; Kelly Abeyta Jimenez; Latoya Rochae’ Johnson; Gabrielle J. Jordan; Patricia McGlynn, Ph.D.; Christine A. Moore; Molly L. Nece; Clare Novak; Marviette Usher; Victoria N. Scott; Tina Ketchie Stearns; Dana Winner, Melissa W. Wittner and Anne Sourbeer Morris, Ed.D. For more information about the chapter authors, visit: www.futuresinspired.com

Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce is available on Amazon.com and at: https://www.createspace.com/5194061

 

 

 

Research

Supported by internationally driven research, targeting 100,000 women (our inspired vision), we seek to tell the stories of a diverse, multi-generational group of dynamic women, in our upcoming book titled Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce. We welcome all women aged 20 to 120, regardless of current work status, to participate in the supporting research.

As of June 2014, women aged 20-90 from 50 states and those having worked or lived in in 20 nations and the District of Columbia, have participated in our Unexpected Pathways research! We continue to seek responses from women throughout the USA and … from women all over the world!

We are sincerely grateful for your participation! We are humbled by the support for The Unexpected Pathways Project.

Be Inspired!

Dr. Anne

 

 

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Futures Inspired!

“Create Futures by Inspiring Futures!”

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Anne Sourbeer Morris, Ed.D.

Author – Presenter – Educational Consultant

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Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce

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“Believe in the power of YOU! Be inspired!”

Dr. Anne

 

Dr. Anne Featured in 2016 Women’s Advantage Shared Wisdom Calendar

We are excited! “Dr. Anne’s” advice will be featured in The 2016 Woman’s Advantage Shared Wisdom Calendar, on October 12! “Evidence of your having lived remains in every life you touch!” www.WomansAdvantage.com/calendar

 

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Order YOUR Copy of Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce today at:

https://www.createspace.com/5194061

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Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce presents stories about the career pathways of twenty-three multi-generational women representing diverse occupations, experiences, and backgrounds. The stories reflect the stories of many women, expressing the intimate connection between one’s career pathway and life journey. Unexpected Pathways shares stories of determination and perseverance – courage and resilience. Unexpected Pathways shares stories of greatness and fragility – survival and victory! And in the context of the career-life journey, Unexpected Pathways shares stories of healing and love. The stories and the five inspired lessons offered by the chapter authors, encourage hope and inspiration to women present and future.

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Unexpected Pathways Authors: One Year Later

Unexpected Pathways Authors: Where Are They Now?

Featured Author: Bonnie Dawn Clark

Unexpected Pathways Chapter: “Paving the Road to Hell, I Found Heaven”

Bonnie’s Update:

I am being honored at the National Veterans’ Creative Arts Festival, in Jackson, MS, from October 10 – 17, 2016 for winning the National First Price for Dramatic Interpretation of Francine Christoph’s HUMAN monologue.   I will be sent all expenses paid and have the opportunity to perform in the chorus for the main event.  This is definitely a NEW CHAPTER for me!

https://www.facebook.com/National-Veterans-Creative-Arts-Festival-151623167130/?fref=ts

http://www.va.gov/opa/speceven/caf/index.asp

Order your copy of Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce (www.futuresinspired.com) athttps://www.createspace.com/5194061

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Inspirations by Dr. Anne

 Inspirations by Anne Sourbeer Morris, Ed.D.

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“Create Futures by Inspiring Futures!” Dr. Anne, September 12, 2012

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Today, take one step, just one in the direction of your dreams! … Tomorrow, take another!  You wil arrive before you know it!  Be inspired!” Dr. Anne, November 8, 2014

“Do not withhold knowledge or wisdom … Share your gifts to inspire others!” Dr. Anne, November 7, 2014

“Be an inspiration! Through the thick and the thin … Through the ups and the downs … Model a life well-lived” Dr. Anne, October 28, 2014

“Celebrate your journey … Your courage, perseverance, determination, or resilience will inspire!  … Your unique life journey is valued!” Dr. Anne, October 28, 2014

“Be inspired to make a difference .. Even a small gesutre of care may create lasting hope!” Dr. Anne, October 22, 2014

“Celebrate and accept who YOU are today, at this moment … Love yourself as YOU are … anticipate with joy, the evolution to YOUR future! Great adventures lie ahead … Be open to the possibilities! Be inspired! Dr. Anne, October 17, 2014

“Create immense visions! Why not? If you eventually modify your ideas a bit, you will still be ahead of the rest! Believe in your dreams! Be inspired!” Dr. Anne, September 20, 2014

“Take whatever time you need … but never give up!” Dr. Anne, September 9, 2014

“Never, never, never give up … The next moment may hold your victory!” Dr. Anne,  August 20, 2014

“Inspire the future to aspire to greatness!” Dr. Anne, August 20, 2014

“Observing people, we may make assumptions about the life they lead, possibly more fully than we, but we may not see the challenges, the burdens … the ‘invisible scars’ they bear. Live kindly. Live with compassion.” Dr. Anne, August 14, 2014

“This IS your time! Where ever you are, what ever age you are … This IS your time! Believe it! Believe in YOU! Be inspired!” August 11, 2014

“It’s never too late to create good memories … It’s never too late to create a good life … It’s NEVER too late to begin again!” August 9, 2014

“Live your hours so that your days are great!” July 12, 2014

Stereotyping diminishes us all … Authenticity empowers us all … Be inspired … Empower authenticity!” July 8, 2014

“Face your fear and banish it!  Seek to understand yourself and soar! Be inspired … Author YOUR destiny!” June 25, 2014

“Here you are! Yes YOU!  Years ago, you embarked upon a pathway to a future that you defined. Did you land where you expected?” The Unexpected Pathways Project, June 17, 2014

“Encourage! … Empower! … Energize! … Evolve! Inspire and be inspired!” June 14, 2014

“Keep the YOU in YOUng! Be YOUng in spirit! Be YOUng in thought!  Be YOUng in action!  Be YOUthful! Be forever YOUng! Be forever YOU! June 9, 2014

“Cling to faith – cling to hope. Change direction, strategy, or perspective. Your destiny, victory – your peace awaits around the corner.” May 9, 2014

“Knowledge is power that no one can take away from you … EVER! … Inspire the future!” May 5, 2014

“Look for inspiration in life! Be inspired to become the person that you have dreamed of becoming.  The power is within you!” March 16, 2014

“Reach to the past for understanding, to innovate in the present, and to inspire the future!” March 14, 2014

“Good enough is not enough! Strive for excellence in all you do! … The future – our youth – are observing you!” October 22, 2013

“Thought for the night … Don’t wish that you ‘should have’ … Live! Be inspired!” October 21, 2013

“Evidene of your having LIVED remains in every life you touch!” October 11, 2013

“Educators strive to teach cooperation, collaboration, and consensus building, yet the leaders who should be the mentors of youth model bickering, bullying, and blame.”  October 4, 2013

“Even when you don’t think you can, TRY! You may astonish yourself!” August 26, 2013

“The school counselor is a leader and an advocate, somethimes becoming the voice of those who cannot or will not speak; and many times, enabling the voice of those who, through guidance and support, gain the courage to self-advocate. School counselors are leaders who facilitate courage in those they serve.” July 27, 2013

“Have the courage to do the right thing, to tell the truth; to respect, protect, and help others; to strive to do the best you can; and to be the best that you can be! Grand Teacher Morris July 17, 2013

“Thoughout for the day: Genuine friendship and love are ageless! Cherish friendship and love. Cherish yourself with this limitless gift!” June 9, 2013

“Thought for the night: Don’t wish that you “should have” … Live!  Be inspired!” May 31, 2013

“Inspiration comes from the world around us and from the world within us!” May 11, 2013

“Thrive in 2013! Be inspired by life! Create your future … Live your passion!” January 2, 2013

“Inspire and be inspired!” August 22, 2012

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Unexpected Pathways Update!

The Unexpected Pathways project is well underway!  In the coming weeks we will begin to introduce the dynamic and diverse group of women who will share stories of determination, inspiration, perseverance, and resilience; as they relate their career journey in Unexpected Pathways: The Journeys of Women in the Workforce! Please visit our “Celebrating the Women of Unexpected Pathways” section frequently for updates and introductions! We are proud to introduce our first author, Patricia A. McGlynn, Ph.D.!

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Please be introduced to our second “Unexpected Pathways” author Winifred Quire Giddings, MA., C.P.C. To read more about “Coach Winnie” and to preview of her chapter, visit the “Celebrating the Women of Unexpected Pathways” section of our website  at www.futuresinspired.com.  Visit us frequently for updates and more chapter author introductions!

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“So long thongs,” says Tina Ketchie Stearns!  Let us introduce you to Tina and to Bonnie Dawn Clark! This week’s featured chapter authors! Tina, Bonnie, and the women of Unexpected Pathways will offer compelling stories of courage, determination, perseverance!   Read more about our chapter authors! Visit our Celebrating the Women of Unexpected Pathways section! Visit us frequently for updates and more chapter author introductions!

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Keep the YOU in YOUng!

“Keep the YOU in YOUng! Be YOUng in sprit! Be YOUng in thought! Be YOUng in action! Be YOUthful! Be forever YOUng! Be forever YOU!” Anne Sourbeer Morris, April 23, 2014.

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Creating Safe Havens: Addressing Crisis

Anne Sourbeer Morris, Ed.D.

anne@futuresinspired.com

December 17, 2012

In light of the tragedy in Connecticut, we have gathered a number of crisis response resources from a variety of professional organizations.  It is our hope that the information will be of assistance to students, parents, counselors, and educators.

National Tragedy: Helping Children Cope

http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/terror_general.aspx

Talking to Children about Violence

http://www.nasponline.org/resources/handouts/revisedPDFs/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    talkingviolence.pdf

Listen, Protect, Connect … Model, Teach

http://www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       PFA_SchoolCrisis.pdf

Helping Children Navigate in a Violent World

http://www.tolerance.org

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

http://www.samhsa.gov/trauma/?from=carousel&position=1&date=12142012#TipsChildren

American Psychological Association

http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/aftermath.aspx

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

http://www.aacap.org/

North Carolina School Counselor Association

http://www.ncschoolcounselor.org

ASCA American School Counselor Association

www.schoolcounselor.org

The Crisis Management Institute

http://www.cmionline.com/free-resources/

 

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