Paula J. Pedersen recently retired from a 30 year career in higher education, as psychology faculty and Director of Education for Inclusive Excellence. Along with educator and psychologist, Paula is an interculturalist and consultant to educational and leadership groups seeking self-awareness and strategies toward intercultural effectiveness. She is a licensed psychologist and a facilitator with the Center for Courage and Renewal, facilitating retreats based on the work of Parker J. Palmer. As an educator, singer and citizen, Paula strives to facilitate understanding of the complexity of multiple perspectives, whether singing, teaching, training or tending her garden. Paula and her spouse, Sara live in the north woods near the Twin Ports of Duluth/Superior along with their dog, cat, 21 chickens and two bee hives.