Past Symposia

MARCH 2015 
RESILIENCE IN MOTHERHOOD: The Power of Purpose
with Pat Christen
Joined by Panelists: Dr. Julie Good, Sherri Lassila, and Sharon Murphy


MARCH 2013
EXPLORING SELF-COMPASSION:  A Morning for Mothers
Kristin Neff Ph.D., Kelly McGonigal Ph.D., and Leah Weiss, Ph.D., LCSW
Moderator:  Mary Ruth Quinn


MARCH 2011
RAISING HAPPINESS
Christine Carter
Moderator:  Mary Ruth Quinn


MARCH 2009
MOMMA ZEN:  Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood
Karen Maezen Miller
Moderator: Mary Ruth Quinn


MARCH 2007
IN THE SHELTER OF EACH OTHER: Mothers and Community
Dr. Mary Pipher
Moderator: Mary Ruth Quinn
Musical performance by Nancy Cassidy


FEBRUARY 2005
MATERNAL DESIRE: On Children, Love and the Inner Life
Daphane De Marneffe, Catherine Thomas
Moderator: Rona Renner
Musical performance by Hey Mom 


MARCH 2004
MOTHERING BY HEART: Compassion within the Moment
Amy Saltzman, Kris Goodrich, Josetta Walsh
Patricia Ryan Madson
Moderator: Mary Ruth Quinn
Musical performance by Nancy Cassidy


FEBRUARY 2003
THE UNIVERSAL EXPERIENCE OF MOTHERHOOD: Celebrated in Story
Sheila Kitzinger, Kate Williams Browne,Nancy Sheehan Ng, Yolanda Rhodes
Moderator: Mary Ruth Quinn
Roundtable discussion/video montage


MARCH 2001
EMBRACE THE CHALLENGE: Finding Calm amid the Stress
Dee Brummett & Fred Luskin
Moderator: Louise Pencavel
Break-out session with facilitators


MARCH 2000
ONCE A MOTHER, ALWAYS A MOTHER: Caring Across the Generations
Nel Noddings, Gloria Horsley, Ann Idzik,Mary Ruth Quinn
Moderator: Jane Tight
Performance by the Shlepperellas


FEBRUARY 1999
FINDING BALANCE IN A HURRIED WORLD
Sue Bender, Shirley Feldman, Cecile Andrews, Nancy Cassidy & Mary Horngren
Moderator: Rebecca Corral

JANUARY 1998
THE DELICATE BALANCE
Deborah Lee, Shirley Feldman, Barney Olmsted
Moderator: Wendy Tokuda
Panel Discussion