Pat Mitchell, media executive, journalist, and activist, speaks about the fact that when you change a girls life through education, safety, and economics, you change her community and her country.

Courtney E. Martin, author, activist, and speaker, identifies the features of new generations of feminism in the U.S. today.

Alice Walker, the author, poet, and activist, reads a poem encouraging women to claim their places in the leadership of the world and "to lead humanity to health, happiness, and sanity."  

Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), remembers an encounter with Marion Zimmer Bradley in Omega's dining hall and the invaluable lesson in leadership that she took away from their...

Carlos Andrés Gómez, award-winning poet, actor, and writer, describes his "click moment" as a young man discovering poetry, how a poem can change a life, and how each of us can contribute to shifting the cutlture of gender.

Marcia Ann Gillespie, author, editor, and activist, describes the spiritual context that runs through all her work and relationships.

Shabana Basij-Rasikh, cofounder and president of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA) describes the nuances and rewards of reinventing education for girls and young women.

Omega: How did you come to find yoga and yoga service?

Kathryn: I was a naval helicopter pilot and I fell while I was on deployment. Going through the medical separation process [leaving the military for...

Hope has a bad name these days among certain teachers.

On the one hand, it seems to suggest wishful thinking that distracts us from a sober assessment of reality and fosters unrealistic expectations. As Nietzsche put it, “Hope is the...