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’s your greatest fear?
A. My greatest fear is not living fully, deeply, and kindly and thus, having significant regrets.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. I react to things too quickly.
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. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Medea in Claude and Medea. I wrote this book so it's no wonder Medea is my favorite fictional hero!