Katie Steedly Curling is a seeker, city dweller, Derby City daughter, student of gratitude, and lion learning to write. She has trekked the Abel Tasman, bathed in the healing waters of Tirta Empul, and finished a marathon in search of the why. As a woman living with Turner syndrome, she believes every day is a miracle. She has published a memoir and an award-winning essay in the Washingtonian. She has explored the intersection of arts and science for leading organizations such as the Blue Man Group, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, NASA, the Miami Herald, the University of Cincinnati, and the United States Department of Education. She received a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS