Zoe speaks widely on humane education and MOGO living, and leads MOGO and Sowing Seeds Humane Education workshops around the U.S. and Canada. She is recognized as a pioneer in comprehensive humane education.
Zoe is the author of Above All, Be Kind: Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times for parents, The Power and Promise of Humane Education for teachers, and Claude and Medea: The Hellburn Dogs, a children’s adventure book about 12-year-old activists.
Zoe received master’s degrees from Harvard Divinity School and the University of Pennsylvania and is certified in Psychosynthesis, a form of counseling that relies on individuals’ innate wisdom to promote health and well being.
Zoe lives with her husband, son, and rescued dogs and cat in coastal Maine.
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. My life is my message
Q. What do you regret most?
A. That my father didn't live long enough to meet my husband or son or know what I did with my life.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I have more than one: hiking, ice skating, swimming on a hot day in a pond or the ocean, x-country skiing, observing nature, laughing
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Rudeness, snottyness.