Joan Halifax Roshi, Zen Buddhist priest, author, and founder of the Ojai Foundation and Upaya Zen Center, asks us to build on the strength and wisdom of our differences instead of promoting a homogenous monoculture.
Sally Field, Academy Award-winning actress, describes the artistic process of going through the heart of fear into a place of power.
Majora Carter, a McArthur Fellow, remembers her journey stepping into her full power and using her own voice.
Loung Ung, author and human rights activist, and Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, South African psychologist and senior professor, discuss remorse, empathy, and healing their experiences of the Khmer Rouge and Apartheid.
Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, psychologist and senior research professor in South Africa served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She describes the relationship between forgiveness and transformation.
Kimberle Crenshaw, professor of law at UCLA and Columbia and an authority on Critical Race Theory and Civil Rights, suggests peace as a recovery from violence and a sanctuary of safety.
Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), encourages each of us to question the myths that our society is based on and reminds us of the imperative to reimagine how we cooperate.
Zainab Salbi, international author, activist, and journalist, tells the story of bringing forth her deepest secret and relinquishing her shame.
Isabel Allende acclaimed novelist and lifelong human rights advocate describes her experience of grieving her daughter as a path of courage, strength, and activism.
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.