Learning Paths

Core Staff Jobs

Rhinebeck, New York

Core Staff: Core Staff live off campus and support Omega in a variety of managerial and administrative positions. These are year-round, salaried jobs with a full benefits package, including health and dental insurance.

Temporary and Hourly Staff: Temporary and hourly staff live off campus and support Omega in a variety of administrative tasks for an hourly wage. These positions do not include benefits.

Learning paths content lists

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
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
Oscar Award-winning actress and social change activist, Jane Fonda, describes her work to face her eating disorder and heal her feminine self. More
Activist, youth educator and cofounder of A Call to Men, Tony Porter describes how sexism and racism are related and the importance of collaboration in ending all forms of discrimination. More
Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, clinical psychologist and senior research professor in South Africa, served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She explains her understanding of trauma. More
Wendy Davis, politician and speaker, urges us to consider every woman as we consider ourselves and to unite in solidarity to achieve true equality. More
Grammy Award-winning artist, Ani DiFranco, conveys the courage and importance of telling our reproductive stories, and the strength it builds in community. More
Bonnie St. John, Paralympic gold medalist, best-selling author, and leadership consultant, describes a new way of understanding and communicating across differences. More
Esther Armah, award-winning journalist, playwright, and political commentator, asks us to consider all intersections of personal identity and broader culture when building social transformation. More
Kerry Washington, the film and television actress, remembers the importance of combining art and activism to promote sexual education in communities. More
Manisha Thakor
An Interview With Manisha Thakor
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? More
An Interview With Jamia Wilson
Omega: Many people see the United States as increasingly politically divided. Some blame the media for inciting or perpetuating misunderstanding and bad will. In a climate so easy to “otherize” for the sake of ratings and clicks, how do you think media can foster alternative conversation and how do you personally handle political disagreements? More
What’s Possible: An Interview With Cecile Richards
Marianne: Women are slowly achieving more leadership positions in many sectors, but we are still far from parity. For example, though we made strides in this last election, women still make up only 18% of Congress. What obstacles do you think keep women from entering and advancing through the pipeline, and what do you think we can do to change that? Do you think we just don't see ourselves there, or is it because there are structural obstacles?  More
Life coaching is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. More than 47,000 professional coaches now work worldwide, according to The International Coach Federation. More
What's Possible: An Interview With Anna Deavere Smith
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? More
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 tuning into our inner wisdom. How would you, personally, define power? What does power mean to you? More
What's Possible: An Interview With Elizabeth Lesser
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 and that the very traits that make marriage in our contemporary society more rewarding have also made it less stable. How so? More
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