12.13.13 Parenting
Love And the Unqualified Daughter
Love And the Unqualified Daughter

conversation-drexlerMy daughter is adopted, 21 years old and a very beautiful and very tall young woman. A neighbor once noticed her statuesque frame, and I said “she takes after her mother.” It was a joking reference to my not-so-statuesque height of five feet four inches. And my neighbor said: “Oh ... read more

12.11.13 Parenting
Celebrating Children No Matter How They Come into Your Life
Celebrating Children No Matter How They Come into Your Life

PIC-KrishannWesleyWhen a couple reveals plans to adopt a baby we rejoice for them. It is just as exciting as a pregnancy announcement. No matter how they come into your life a baby is a gift and your life is forever changed. For many couples they go through the same processes they would in the... read more

12.09.13 Parenting
Adoption
Adoption

As a guest on The Conversation, Connie Britton spoke with Amanda about her experience as an adoptive single mom. This week we’re discussing adoption and it’s reception by society. Do you think adoption is as culturally celebrated as b... read more

12.04.13 Truth & Wisdom
Apple Store Interview
Apple Store Interview

Screen Shot 2014-03-25 at 9.55.31 PMAmanda de Cadenet discussed The Conversation’s UK debut with Edith Bowman at the Apple Store Regent Street in London last month.  Click the link below to see the interview in its entirety! Click here to watch Amanda’s full interview &... read more

12.04.13 Truth & Wisdom
Recap: A Conversation on Gender Equity
Recap: A Conversation on Gender Equity

amandabioIf you missed last night’s live interview with Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Gavin Newsom, and Marianne Schnall to discuss gender equality, here is a really cool Storify visual re-cap that The Miss Representation team ... read more

12.03.13 Truth & Wisdom
Live Stream: What Will It Take To Make A Woman President?
Live Stream: What Will It Take To Make A Woman President?

Screen Shot 2014-03-25 at 9.55.31 PMWe have VERY exciting news! Tonight, December 3, at 6:30pm PST Amanda de Cadenet will moderate a special conversation with Jennifer Siebel Newsom and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom on gender equity, leadership and the need for partnership between men and women, in honor of author Marianne ... read more

12.03.13 Parenting
Gender Stereotypes Take Center Stage In Disney’s Frozen
Gender Stereotypes Take Center Stage In Disney’s Frozen

amandabioAre gender stereotypes alive and well? I’m afraid they are, and in spades. Sorry Disney, I really wanted to like FROZEN and support the film. I was hoping the two female characters would not be stereotypes, but alas… Here are my thoughts, I’d love to know what yours are. Share them... read more

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