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What People Say

Some of Pippi's clients have included:

Academy for Jewish Religion

The Ali Forney Center

Beit Rabban School

Brooklyn Friends School

Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music

East End Temple

The Free University

Gratz College

Hebrew Union College



The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan

The Jewish Journey Project


Kidville NYC

Limmud NY

List College at The Jewish Theological Seminary

New York Collective of Radical Educators (NYCoRE)

Park Avenue Synagogue


Rowe Camp & Conference Center

The School for Human Rights

Second Response

Society for the Advancement of Judaism

Skill Set: A New Retreat for Emerging Adults

The White Privilege Conference

What people think after working with Pippi

I just wanted you to know how much we appreciated Pippi’s workshop on Active Listening. The information that she offered me and my staff was really good and her techniques and tools for ‘active’ listening were fabulous. Pippi was able to tailor her presentation to fit a broad demographic with very diverse skills and interests so that all there could access and use the information provided. I’ve seen a difference already in how they go about their daily business so it was a great success.

Sandy Kessler, Youngstown JCC

Thank you so very much for the amazing workshop you conducted for us on Monday (and for the Purim flags!). This is a conversation the school community needed to have, and you helped us have it in an open and innovative way. I was so impressed by Pippi's listening and facilitation skills.

Rabbi Jill Hammer, Academy of Jewish Religion

Thanks so much for your presentation on Wednesday! It hit all the targets I was hoping for: getting students to think through how sexism operates systemically, providing concrete tools and frameworks to identify their own theory of change, and a little inspiration – all from a uniquely Jewish perspective. The energy in the room was palpable and I received great feedback afterwards.

Aliyah Vinikoor, Jewish Theological Seminary

This was an extremely engaging, unique workshop. I really respect Pippi's facilitation style and hope to emulate it in my own work.

Pippi's warmth, authenticity and humor made the session especially powerful

Pippi--you were great! Perfect balance of reality, utility, and funny examples.

Ended up with far deeper understanding of the foundational values and logic that build into active listening projects.

I'm going to try to use ALL of these tactics!

She was very engaging on just about every level - kind, warm, funny, entertaining, interesting and informative.

It was all useful. The pairing of examples, practice, and techniques was great!

Participants from Pippi's workshop for Purpose

"Pippi was fabulous"

"Best workshop on active listening I’ve ever attended--and I’m 62yo and have attended plenty of similar workshops over the years. Extraordinary facilitation"

"Wow! It is clear to me that this workshop was a tried and true thing . . . the presenter was excellent. It’s possible that many people in the room were familiar with this content, yet the presenter made it sing."

"I loved being able to practice this skill on the post and felt well respected by the facilitators"

"The energy in the room was excellent."

"This was very practical workshop and recommended for all"

"Solid workshop. Pippi (in particular) is very engaging. I was already very familiar with actie listenin but I still felt that i gained solid skills and insights."

"This was my favorite session of the whole conference. The presenter was great and I felt like I walked away with tools that can really help me personally and professionally My favorite workshop of all that I attended"

"Pippi was an exceptional presenter!"

"Great facilitation, good use of humor."

Attendees from Pippi's White Privilege Conference Listening Workshop

"Great, informative, very friendly, very open, and good conversation"

"Great practical advice and useful strategies"

"Interesting and expansive"

"Pippi is incredible, and I learned a ton of useful information about the importance of active listening"

"I had a great time, the presenter was so knowledgeable and understanding"

"Pippi is a fabulous presenter"

Attendees from Pippi's New York Collective of Radical Educators (NYCoRE) Listening Workshop

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