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Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), celebrates the "guts" it takes to be an empathetic human being. More
Famed for her talent, creativity, and versatility as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist, this Grammy Award-winning artist has used her music as a way to convey powerful, personal messages. Here she explains why she believes feminism is truly for every one of us, how we need to promote it to a younger generation, and why she is more convinced than ever that it will save the world. More
Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), describes the developmental arc of dependence, independence, to interdependence for boys and girls. More
Zainab Salbi, international author, activist, and journalist speaks to the importance of taking care of yourself and remembering to dance in the midst of your activism work. More
Oscar Award-winning actress and social change activist, Jane Fonda, describes her work to face her eating disorder and heal her feminine self. More
Oscar Award-winning actress and social change activist, Jane Fonda reminds us of how toxic patriarchy is to men and boys, blocking their heads from their hearts in the attempts to be "real men". More
Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), speaks about values that are perceived as traditionally feminine and how to bring them forward into today’s world. More
Kimberle Crenshaw, professor of law at UCLA and Columbia and an authority on Critical Race Theory and Civil Rights, explains why and how feminism must match its politics to a full spectrum reality of all lives. More
Kimberle Crenshaw, professor of law at UCLA and Columbia and an authority in Critical Race Theory and Civil Rights, describes a new kind of feminism that can hold all facets of lived experience. More
Kimberle Crenshaw, professor of law at UCLA and Columbia and an authority on Critical Race Theory and Civil Rights, asks what happens when feminists overlook other forms of discrimination and oppression. More

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What's Possible: An Interview with Dr. Christiane Northrup
Marianne: Your philosophy toward women’s health and wellness is very synergistic to the Omega Women’s Leadership Center’s approach to leadership, in terms of learning to tune into our inner wisdom. How would you, personally, define power? What does power mean to you? More
Marianne: What inspired the formation of the Omega Women’s Leadership Center? More
An Interview With Jamia Wilson
Omega: Can you describe how Women, Action, and the Media (WAM!) is supporting the free expression of women and transgender people in the media? Jamia: What is really special about WAM! is that it’s a movement for gender justice in the media that is intergenerational, because our membership composition and our leadership in terms of the board, staff, and chapter leaders are intergenerational. More
Stephanie Coontz
An Interview With Stephanie Coontz
Omega: You say marriage has changed more in the past 30 years than in the past 3,000 years. You’ve said that the very traits that make marriage in our contemporary society more rewarding have also made it less stable. How so? More
Joan Halifax Roshi
What’s Possible: An Interview with Joan Halifax Roshi
Marianne: The Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC) is exploring how to create a new paradigm around power and leadership, particularly when it comes to women. When you hear the term power, what does that mean to you? What would a new paradigm of power look like? More
Omega Institute Kids Will Love Vegetables Once They Know Them
"What we know," Poughkeepsie Farm Project education director Jamie Levato told the Seeds of Change conference audience, "is if you get kids excited about vegetables, if you show them what they can prepare, if you provide a fun and interesting learning environment with caring loving adults, they will love vegetables. They won't love them just baked into a muffin, or with some cinnamon and suga More
4 Key Takeaways From the Seeds of Change Conference
1. You Can’t Separate Social Justice & Sustainability  The interplay and interconnection between social justice and ecological sustainability was a major theme during the weekend gathering.  More
Omega Institute Scholarship Recipients Talk About #DoPowerDifferently
Name: Gifty Blankson Organization: CUNY   More
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Stand Up and Speak Out
1. To Thine Own Self Be True More

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