Women & Power Retreat 2017: Resource Guide | Omega

Ready to do power differently? Here's a helpful list of resources from the inspiring speakers at the 2017 Women & Power Retreat.


Diana Adams



Website

Twitter



Joan Blades



Website

Twitter

Amazon Author Page



Retreat References:



  • “We’re so polarized that we’re incapable of even doing things we agree on.”

  • Getting Started with Living Room Conversations

  • MoveOn.org and MomsRising, both of which Joan founded



Norma Bowe



Website

Norma on HuffPost


Twitter



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Gwen Carr



Website



Retreat References:




Judaline Cassidy



Retreat References:



  • "Economically we are at a tipping point. Start spending your dollars with other women."

  • Tools and Tiaras, Judaline's organization to inspire girls and women​



Anna Deavere Smith



Website

Twitter

Amazon Author Page

Interview on eOmega.org



​Retreat References:



  • “As difficult as it seems, there is a privilege in this moment because it’s an opportunity for change.”

  • “Never give up, never give in, keep the faith. It takes raw courage. Just be ready to love.”



Veronica Domingo



Website

Twitter

​Retreat Reference:



  • "We are powerful beyond measure, stronger than we seem, braver than we think, and blessed with all that we need."



Carla Goldstein



Twitter

Facebook

Ted Talk

Articles & Videos on eOmega.org

​Retreat References:



  • "Seeds get planted along the way that we may not realize. No movement is ever wasted. You may not have seen it blossomed the next day, but it’s still there."

  • "Meditation practice is a critical leadership skill because it helps us come to each situation with more clarity."



Yasmeen Hassan 



Website

Twitter

​Retreat Reference:



  • "The power of women is to be together, be in solidarity, and be there for each other."



Dolores Huerta



Twitter

Retreat References:




Elizabeth Lesser



Website 

Twitter

Facebook

Ted Information Page

Amazon Author Page

Articles & Videos on eOmega.org

Retreat References:




Sondra Loring



Website

Twitter

​Retreat Reference:



  • "We can practice peace by noticing new things and taking care."



Alisha Mai McNamara



Website



Debilyn Molineaux



Website

​Retreat Reference:




Aja Monet 



Website

Twitter

​Retreat Reference:



  • "Words reflect our capacity—or incapacity—to imagine. We can't do power differently if we can't imagine power differently."



Robyn Moreno



Website

Twitter

Amazon Author Page

Retreat References:



  • "Our job [at Latina magazine] is to tell the stories of Latinas and women of color."

  • Latina Media, where Robyn is copresident



Tia Oros Peters (Shiwi)



Website

Twitter

​Retreat Reference:



  • “Every Native American born is a triumph over colonization. We are hope made flesh.”



Sarah Peter



Artists Mentioned During Sarah's Talk:



  • Linda Nochlin, Buy My Bananas, 1972

  • Louise Bourgeois, Seamstress/Mistress/Distress/Stress, 1995

  • Plummer T. Pettway, Gee's Bend Quiltmaker, Roman Stripes, c.1967

  • China Pettway, Gee's Bend Quiltmaker, Blocks, c.1975

  • Elaine Reichek, Sampler (Jesse Reichek), 1994, Sampler (Remember), 2001

  • Ghada Amer, Love Has No End, Knotty But Nice, 2005

  • Sylvie Franquet, Prisoner of Love, 2016, Hitched to the Stars, 2014

  • Willemien De Villiers, Domestic, Before the Beginning

  • Ulla Jokisalo, Intentions, 2016, Growth Story, 2013

  • Cayce Zavaglia, Greg and I, 2012, Martina, 2005, front and back

  • Jerilea Zempel, Guns and Rosettes, 1998, World Domination Colonial Pillows

  • Nava Lubelski, A Situation, 2008, A Story About Frogs, 2008

  • Karin van der Linden, embroidery

  • Alice Neel, Self Portrait, 1980



​Retreat Reference:



  • "Women reference the world differently and have a female iconography of our own. And that is a good thing."



Sharon Richardson



Retreat References:




Sharon Salzberg



Website

Twitter

Facebook

Amazon Author Page

Articles & Videos on eOmega.org



Retreat References:



  • "It's not that we all suffer in the same amount, but the uncertainty we all experience is the same."

  • Lucy, from Charles Schulz's Peanuts



Pamela Shifman 



Website

Twitter



Retreat References:



  • "Revolutionary imagination will change the world."

  • The Women's Building, video and website



Tavneet Suri



Website

Twitter

​Retreat Reference:



  • “Giving women control over their decisions enables them to make economic changes in their lives.”



Eva Tenuto



Website

Twitter

TMI True Storytelling Video



Loung Ung



Website

Twitter

Facebook

Amazon Author Page

Articles & Videos on eOmega.org

Retreat References:



  • "We fall on our own, but we always get up with somebody else. We don't have to get up alone."

  • First They Killed My Father, film based on Loung's memoir 



Sarah Urech



​​Retreat Reference:



  • On power poses: "I’ve found it surprising how quickly and effectively such a simple movement raises my energy and opens me up to my full capacity."



Women of the World



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Twitter


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