Kristen’s readings, presentations, and seminars create space for juicy conversations. 

fountain-of-jewels-e1490722487226The Flourishing Artist Seminars

Kristen’s lecture series about positive psychology principles help creative communities more deeply understand and activate both creative and personal growth. A series of seminars and work retreats can culminate in a celebratory showcase called a Creative Convivium.

Beyond Bullying

zp postcardKristen’s work teaching parenting skills with Dr. Louise Hart reached caregivers in many schools across the country. Her city-wide give-away of The Bullying Antidote to parents helped educate the community on ACEs and positive parenting. Check out the Zorgos Reader for resources.

shoe salon bannerShoe Salons

At readings for The Souls of Her Feet, Kristen facilitates conversation about footwear and personal adventure stories. There is an ongoing share of shoe stories and culture in the SHOE & TELL Facebook Group. 

Creative Revolution

Kristen presents her slideshow of cartoons from Perfectly Revolting, with a dramatic reading of Inside the Mills Revolution at Mills and other Women’s Colleges to create conversations about social change movements, same-sex education and women’s leadership. 

Driving a Homemade Hybrid

As the founder of Idle Free Oakland, she teaches mindful stop and start techniques to reduce idling, save money, preserve clean air.

The Heart of the Muse Salons

Hosting conversations with creators about what makes us Art.

School Readings

Featured reader on Dr. Seuss’ birthday; making special appearances to build literacy and community. Kristen founded the Bulldog Book Club at Oakland Tech, where parents read and discuss books from the high school curriculum.

piecing together “Little Pig’s Busy Day”
Herstory lecture at Hotel Rex