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Deborah McNamara is a writer, sustainability educator and activist, and mother of three boys in Boulder, Colorado. She is the author of , a 2019 finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Women's Issues and Spirituality categories.

​She received her B.A. in Philosophy from Boston University and an M.A. in Environmental Leadership from Naropa University, where she also has served as an adjunct faculty member. Over the past twenty years, Deborah has devoted her career to working with organizations and initiatives dedicated to catalyzing positive personal and societal transformation. She is also a certified yoga teacher, having taught classes and retreats on and off since 2004.

She presently directs campaigns focused on climate change solutions with 350 Colorado, a non-profit organization working to catalyze the transition towards a sustainable future. Her writing has appeared in Abroad View Magazine and Art*full Mother Magazine, where she was the Resident Poet from 2016 to 2017.

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Deborah McNamara

Deborah McNamara

Sustainability & Climate Activist. Yoga Teacher. Author, Invitation of Motherhood: Uncovering the Spiritual Lessons of Parenting. More: