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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
Kaylo, the spoken word poet and activist, shares a performance of her ode to Gumption and feminism. More
The writer, activist, and leader in the women’s rights movement, Gloria Steinem, shares insight into the historic roots of feminism right under our feet. More
Ai-jen Poo, MacArthur Fellow and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, reminds us of the significance that women are more than half of the workforce, electorate, and educated populace. More
Sister Joan Chittister is one of the most articulate social analysts and influential religious leaders of our time, presenting with the Dalai Lama and working with the UN. In this excerpt she speaks to religion, war, and women’s place in spirituality and creating a tomorrow in which we express values that are sound in ethics, empathy, morality, and love. More
Writer, activist, and women’s rights movement leader, Gloria Steinem, asks us to confront not just the denial, but the hatred, of the feminine around the world. More
Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), challenges us to consider outdated ideas about women, especially those with a "tendency to change the world". More
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

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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
Group of women behind frame celebrate in photo
Stand Up and Speak Out
1. To Thine Own Self Be True More

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