ADVOCATE PUBLICATIONSproduces and disseminates educational materials that: value natural family connections and preservation; and humanize and de-commercialize adoption and other forms of alternative child care as a last resort. read more...
Riben, M. (2009). "The Empowerment of (American) Mothers Who Have Lost Children to Adoption" Association of Research for Mothering (ARM), Mothering and the Environment, York University, Toronto. Oct. 23
Riben, M. (1997). Children Caught in the Middle: Divorce, Adoption & Other Separations, Plenary session, American Adoption Congress 18th Annual Conference, Baltimore MD, April 25-28.
Riben, M. (1995). Adoption/Surrogacy. Women, Culture and Society class, Rutgers University, Department of Women’s Studies
Riben, M. (1989). In the “Best Interest” of All: Equal Rights for Adopted-Separated Persons, American Adoption Congress, Region 3 Conference, Inequality Must End, October 1.
Riben, M. (1989). Adoption Loss: Its Profound Effect on Women and Society's Exclusion of Them, Celebration of Our Work: Mosaics of Inclusion, Presented at the 7th Annual NJ Research Conference on Women, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, May 23.
Presented at countless other conferences including: Parents of Tomorrow, Adoption Forum, Council on Equal Rights in Adoption, Origins (NJ), and Concerned United Birthparents
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