Our best lessons from the the last two years of the pandemic

The past two years of the Coronavirus pandemic have brought a lot of profound lessons for us all. As an entrepreneur with a non-tech initiative, it’s been a period of intense instability and innovation which has, I believe, resulted in intense growth. …

How this wildfire management practice can help in self defense

This past summer I was in Northern California for the first time since 2019, reconnecting with my family and taking a break from Berlin, where I live. And for the first time, I came across the term “defensible space”.

We were surrounded by wildfires: the Dixie fire was raging to…

Britney’s recent Instagram post shines a spotlight on a favorite gatekeeping tactic

By now the plight of Britney Spears and the conservatorship she’s been living under for the past 13 years is fairly well known.

Just in case you’ve been living under a rock, here’s the story in a nutshell: in 2008 Britney Spears, the highest-selling pop star in history, who had…

Women’s voices, race and media coverage

Once upon a time, in what feels like a very long time ago, I had a boyfriend whose closest childhood friend was a woman. Let’s call her “M.” They had met in high school and remained good buddies even after going off to different colleges, different cities, different lives. Sometimes…

Susie Kahlich

Founder of Pretty Deadly Self Defense @ prettydeadlyselfdefense.com // Former producer of art podcast Artipoeus: art you can hear @ artipoeus.com

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