An Omega Women’s Leadership Center Program: Emotional Courage for Women Leaders
June 2017

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An Omega Women’s Leadership Center Program: Emotional Courage for Women Leaders

A Training with Mediators Without Borders

We are no longer taking online registrations for this workshop.

June 23, 2017 – June 25, 2017
Rhinebeck, NY
Shauna Ries
Materials Fee:
Tiered Pricing - Friend:
 Tier 1:
 Tier 2:
 Tier 3:
Plus accommodations
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There is nothing like that “aha” moment when we suddenly understand someone else’s perspective. In fact, it is a crucial step in cultivating empathy, an essential connection tool that is more important than ever in today’s world.

In this workshop we explore how, when we suspend the thoughts that separate us from others, we are free to discover the experiences and life events that connect us. When we approach each other this way, we can develop the understanding that opens the door for deepened relationships. Through group discussion and dialogue, we:

  • Examine and apply the InAccord Conflict Analysis model
  • Learn mediation techniques to reframe issues, deal with impasse, negotiate solutions, and prevent and resolve conflict
  • Use clear communication to build unifying and effective solutions to personal and professional challenges
  • Practice and cultivate empathy to see the perspectives of another

Women who want to learn how to develop a greater understanding of their relationships, and deepen their leadership skills are welcome.

Scholarships: The application deadline for this program has passed.

More Information

Enrollment is limited for this program; register early.

$25 materials fee; include when your register.

Trapeze lessons are available with the Trapeze-Experience™ Team June 23-July 2 and July 14-28. Each 2-hour session is $90 for adults and $75 for children (ages 6–17). Learn More.

Things to Bring:

Bring comfortable clothing for sitting in the workshop and a sweater or shawl for temperature changes.

4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.–7:50 p.m. Welcome & Orientation
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Workshop
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Commuter check-in (if not checked-in the previous evening)
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
Noon–1:00 p.m. Check Out

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.

The Children's Program is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 877.944.2002 for details.

Dining Hall Hours (Dinner is included on arrival day):
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.
Lunch: Noon–2:00 p.m.
Dinner: 6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.

Daily Open Classes in meditation, yoga, tai chi, or movement (subject to availability):
7:00–8:00 a.m., 12:15–1:00 p.m., 5:30–6:15 p.m., 5:30–6:30 p.m.


Shauna Ries, LCSW, MFT, MDR, cofounder of Mediators Without Borders and Arbitrators Without Borders, is the creator of INACCORD Conflict Analysis model with her team which has more than 2,000 Certified Mediator & Arbitrator graduates and has served more than 20 countries. Ries is the author of In Justice inAccord, Touchstone Skills for Authentic Communication, and Quality of Life.