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Kate Clinton, the nationally acclaimed humorist and activist, illustrates how comedy is a practice of being present.

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Sister Joan Chittister, an iconic spiritual feminist and activist, says it's time for women to take a stand to critique and monitor religious actions in all communities and become a united voice for peace across borders.

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Jamia Wilson, feminist media organizer and Executive Director of Women, Action, and the Media, explains how other people's denial of her rights drives her forward.

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Nadia Al-Sakkaf, activist, journalist, and former Minister of Information in Yemen, imagines the future for her nation and herself.

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Betty Williams, co-recipient of the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize for her work in Ireland and the head of the Global Children's Foundation tells a story about humor and her work with the Dalai Lama.

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Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, clinical psychologist and senior research professor in South Africa, served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission following apartheid. She explores morality and forgiveness.

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"War falls hardest on women." Sister Joan Chittister reminds us of the cost that war wreaks and asks us to stake our claim in supporting life over death, love over destruction, and peace over war.

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Sister Joan Chittister, an iconic spiritual feminist and activist, reminds us that the evolutionary arc towards peace is our only, and best, option.

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Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women's Leadership Center (OWLC), encourages us to grant full "soulhood" to each person we meet.