Leadership & Work
Oscar Award-winning actress and social change activist, Jane Fonda, talks about the history of patriarchy and the future of feminism around the world.
Elizabeth Gilbert, best-selling author and speaker, describes what she would say to her 15 year-old self about making mistakes and taking risks.
Marcia Ann Gillespie, author, editor, and activist, explains why giving ourselves permission to say what we really think, with intelligence and wisdom, is a crucial contribution to our society and culture.
Sally Field, Academy Award-winning actress, tells an intimate story of facing her most intense experience of fear to claim a place of belonging.
Bonnie St. John, Paralympic gold medalist, best-selling author, and leadership consultant, describes how she and her daughter set out on a journey to explore styles of women's leadership.
Joan Halifax Roshi, Zen Buddhist priest, author, and founder of the Ojai Foundation and Upaya Zen Center, describes the two "streams" of socially engaged Buddhism.
Loung Ung, author, lecturer, and activist promoting equality and human rights describes how she keeps putting her voice forward, in spite of doubts and setbacks when following her passion to speak for change.
Alice Walker, the author, poet, and activist, describes a lifelong and determined journey of seeing, born from a fear of blindness in early childhood.
Hear the story of a feud involving at-risk teens, stolen bikes, and a pair of bolt cutters. Holistic Life Foundation cofounder Atman Smith provides a real life example of how minfulness can be a useful tool for conflict resolution.
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."