"We at the American Parkinson's Disease Association have had the distinct privilege of working with Dr. Martha Brown on our Boca Ballet Parkinson’s Dance program, better known as BBT4PD. For a very long time, this organization has needed a survey which speaks about the impact of dance on those with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Brown developed survey that gathered both qualitative and quantitative data about our participants. The survey results allowed our organization to capture the attention of prospective funders and corporate partners. For us, this is an invaluable report! The findings of the survey supported our hypothesis that dance and its effects on motor functions and the quality of life are metrics which are tangible. Moreover, within two months of the receiving the survey report from Dr. Brown, we received our first corporate sponsor for our dance program. If you want “real” results, Dr. Brown unequivocally delivers!"
- Denise Jordan, Executive Director,American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)
"It is a pleasure to work with Martha. She has a thorough and nuanced understanding of restorative justice which gave me the confidence to work with her in Oakland public schools. She is great at building relationships and reading the underlying story that the data she collects tells. I can't recommend her highly enough."
- David Yusem, Coordinator | Restorative Justice, Oakland Unified School District
“It’s been a pleasure working with Dr. Brown to shape the evaluation methodology and tools for our Broadway Reach program evaluation. She has served as a strong collaborator in consulting with staff and teaching artists to gather valuable feedback and refine the evaluation of our program. I couldn’t be more pleased with the results we have seen so far.”
- Tracy C. Butler , Director of Education, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
"I have worked with Dr. Brown on submitting a grant application on behalf of Boca Ballet Theatre. Dr. Brown easily understood what the grantor was looking for and how to write the narrative in a direct, concise, and respectful manner. Her responses were clear and to the point. As a result, Boca Ballet Theatre was awarded the grant. I owe Dr. Brown a debt of gratitude for her insight and discernment with this grant application."
- Andrea Doyle, Development Officer & Patron Services, Boca Ballet Theatre
"Martha was my teacher at Simon Fraser University. She was not only warm, efficient and informative, she also modeled the ideals of restorative justice that she was teaching us. Her methods invited honest, respectful and thoughtful dialogue and conflict resolution among the students. The restorative culture she created in our class promoted high morale and a deeply felt commitment to learning and personal growth. Martha is one of those teachers you never forget. "
Genevieve Way, Founder, FULL CIRCLE and President, COPKA