We’ve invented the wheel, cracked the code of DNA—so what's next for humankind? Marion Woodman, a pioneering Jungian analyst, and the author of ten books, believes that individuals and societies were meant to grow. And our best chance for growth, she thinks, is to bring the feminine into our culture. The following is taken from an interview that Elizabeth Lesser conducted with Marion Woodman for O, The Oprah Magazine.
Marianne: The Omega Women's Leadership Center (OWLC) is focused on encouraging more women in leadership and also helping create a new paradigm of power. How do you define power? What does power mean to you?
Carla: You served as secretary of food and agriculture for California, secretary of agriculture for the United States, and executive director of UNICEF, all very high profile leadership positions. Was it always your career goal to attain leadership positions like these?