empowering women

Women of color are the most likely demographic to earn poverty wages because of conscious and unconscious social biases, personal confidence gaps, and an overall lack of opportunities. There is ample data focusing on the challenges women at large...

Mahatma Gandhi said, “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Norma Bowe created a group focused on community service and activism in Newark, New Jersey, called Be the Change...

Omega: You spent 15 years working as an analyst, portfolio manager, and client relations executive. How did that experience inspire you to rethink financial health and investment?

Manisha: It was two...

Omega: Part of your mission is “To re-establish walking as a healing tradition in Black communities as tribute to the women who walked before us.” You recently caravanned over 500 women from 10 cities to Selma for the 50th...

Jean Kilbourne, internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work on images of women in advertising and for her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising, recently stayed on Omega's campus as a...

Jean Kilbourne, internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work on images of women in advertising and for her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising, recently stayed on Omega's campus as a ...

Omega: How do you see the place of women within the permaculture movement today?

Lisa: Currently we see a lot of women active in the permaculture movement. That said, not a lot of women are seen as being...

Omega: What inspired you to work with women?

Manisha: The focus on women came about in two different ways. The raw, stark data is that women earn less money than men on the dollar. We spend more years out...

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