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Sister Joan Chittister, the iconic spiritual feminist and activist, asks us to consider spirituality as a call to action in our culture.

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Tara Brach, meditation teacher and author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge, describes the process of moving through pain and fear into unconditional love and acceptance.

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Isabel Allende, acclaimed novelist and lifelong human rights advocate, talks about the turning of anger and grief into creative healing as an artist and mother.

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Joan Halifax Roshi, Zen Buddhist priest, author, and founder of the Ojai Foundation and Upaya Zen Center, describes the three "transparencies" of socially engaged, full-hearted Buddhism.

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Betty Williams, co-recipient of the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize for her work in Ireland and head of the Global Children's Foundation, describes how she chose to work for peace and persevere against all odds.

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Omega: What advice do you have for people who are nervous about public speaking?

Barbara: Fear of public speaking is the number one fear that people, both men and women, in the U.S have. It's higher on...

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Gloria Steinem, writer, activist, and women’s rights movement leader, reminds us that the work done in the home has to be counted as productive labor in our economy.

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Riane Eisler, an eminent social scientist and activist, attorney, and author, explains why it's crucial to count life-sustaining labor as productive work in the economics of society.

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A national voice on economics, Mellody Hobson is President of Ariel Investments and Chair of the Board of Directors of DreamWorks Animation. Here she tells a story about Ram Dass, freedom, and the wealth that allows spiritual transformation.

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Gloria Steinem, writer, activist, and women’s rights movement leader, explains how race is a divisive social construct and reminds us of our shared evolution and humanity.