Mary Belknap trained as an educational psychologist and attorney, and for four decades has worked as a teacher, researcher, and administrator in social services, juvenile justice, and healthcare. For eleven years, she published a monthly bulletin, called The H.D. Newsletter, which explored aspects of humanity's future. Mary currently lives on Vashon Island in Puget Sound. Her focus in the next couple years is writing and speaking, to share the hopeful perspective of Homo deva as widely as possible.