In this module, we hear from Jungian analyst and renowned author, Anne Baring. Anne gives a historical overview of the causes of the loss of woman's voice, beginning with what she has called the Lunar Era. We are also joined by Liz Childs Kelly, a writer and researcher of the Sacred Feminine, which she calls an ancient spiritual force older than time itself. Liz’s talk is about ‘Coming Home to Her’.
This module, we delve further with feminist historian Max Dashu into the legacies of the female Divine that were ripped away from us in patriarchal history, and how that was accomplished. Lyla June Johnston, an Indigenous public speaker talks about 'The Method, Importance and Effect of Ending "Rape Culture"'. Lina Abirafeh, a global women's rights expert speaks to how gender inequality has caused harm across the world, with a particular focus on the Arab region, leading up to the current crisis happening in Afghanistan.
Archetypes have the ability to connect us to our inner power and help us strengthen who we really are. In this module, we are joined by Jean Shinoda Bolen, a psychiatrist, Jungian analyst, and author, as well as Nwando Achebe, a Nigerian-American academic, feminist scholar, and multi-award-winning historian.
In this module, we hear from Pat McCabe (Woman Stands Shining), feminine/masculine integration expert Sarah Poet on ‘Loving the Masculine: the Sacred Feminine Heart’, and Dr Elizabeth Kerekere of Māori descent who is a New Zealand politician, LGBTQ+ activist and scholar.
Alexandra Pope and Sjanie Hugo Wurlitzer, co-founders of Red School and authors of Wild Power, explore how your menstrual cycle is your ultimate guide to belonging, connection and trust. We hear from physical therapist, Tami Lynn Kent, who helps women move on from shame and trauma to activate the energy in their bodies and reclaim the wild in themselves. We are also joined by Efu Nyaki, a Faculty Member of Somatic Experiencing, and a Professor of Family Constellation System Therapy by Hellinger Institute.
In this module, Fiona Shaw, a midwife and doula, speaks about her work alongside women in the birthing process, enabling them to be more present and connected. Leilani Birely, a Hawaiian Priestess and ceremonialist shares her own journey into the sacred feminine started with the birth of her daughter. Amisha Ghadiali, facilitator and host of the podcast ‘The Future Is Beautiful’, talks about the power of intuition and its ability to bring into form new and ancient information.
What does it mean to lead from the feminine principle? How do we do that in a world that is still not quite transformed from the old system of patriarchy? Writer, psychotherapist and political entrepreneur, Indra Adnan discusses ‘The Feminisation of Politics’. The public sphere was designed by men, but traps all of us. Our political system creates no room for diverse human agency. Jewels Wingfield, activist and facilitator, also explores ‘Womb Based Feminine Leadership’, how feminine leadership is intrinsically linked to our sexuality.
In this module, we hear from Carmen Vicente (Carmita), a revered Medicine Woman who has been sharing Indigenous Wisdom Traditions around the globe. Author and poet, Angharad Wynne, also shares how she uses stories as the starting point for deep inquiry and a source of timeless wisdom and healing.
We are joined by award-winning writer Sharon Blackie. She introduces the wild and powerful women who were fierce guardians and protectors of the land, and the ways in which they inspire us today. Explore power through a feminist paradigm that connects patterns of nature with patterns of personal and social resistance with Minna Salami, a Nigerian, Finnish and Swedish author and feminist theorist.
We are joined by the first woman to be ordained into Tibetan Buddhism, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, who left Bethnal Green in London at 18 and took a vow to obtain enlightenment in female form. We also hear from Yeye Luisah Teish, an Iyanifa and Oshun Chief in the Yoruba tradition and one of the best-known Yorunba priestesses around the world. Yeye talks about ‘She Who Whispers: Deep listening as a spiritual practice’. We are trained to shut out the "still small voice" of the spirit. Yet it is this inner voice that inspires artists, informs inventors, and guides leaders. Every person alive can access that still small voice.
Hear from the author, Susun Weed, who speaks about ‘The Three Traditions of Healing’. Suhaly Bautista-Carolina, an educator, herbalist, founder of the Moon Mother Apothecary, explores the idea of change, evolution, and mirroring our needs to meet us where we are at any given point in our lives.
For the final module, we are joined by Chiara Baldini, a researcher and curator from Italy. Chiara introduces questions such as who were we when we were indigenous to the lands? What were our rituals? Which were the practices that allowed us to be in constant dialogue with nature? We are also joined by Chloe Goodchild, founder of The Naked Voice.