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Fran Sterling

Favorite Quote:    "I've learned that making a living is not the same as making a life."      - Maya Angelou

Fran is a veteran educator, writer, and strategic organizer with experience creating resources and dialogue for social justice related non-profits, museums, filmmaking teams and others. During Fran’s 15-year tenure at Facing History and Ourselves, she authored numerous books and study guides, facilitated dozens of nationwide trainings and strategic partnerships. Fran holds a Bachelor's Degree in Politics from Mount Holyoke College, a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Colorado, a diploma in Jewish Studies from the Oxford University, and has completed her PhD coursework in Cultural Studies and History from Claremont Graduate School.

Why CIRCLE?     I am invested in the work of CIRCLE as it brings together my deepest values of education, equity, community and social change.

Favorite book related to inclusiveness:     The Lost, Daniel Mendelsohn. I chose this text as it speaks to the relationship between knowing who we are, where we came from and how we need to make sense of these connections over time.

Personal Theme Song:    

She, Her, Hers

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