Moonrise: The Power of Women Leading from the Heart

By Anneke Campbell

Explores the flourishing, passionate different types of management rising from girls on behalf of the earth and neighborhood

• comprises greater than 30 essays from profitable ladies leaders, together with writers Alice Walker and Eve Ensler, psychiatrist Jean Shinoda Bolen, holistic general practitioner Rachel Naomi Remen, hip-hop performer Rha Goddess, and well-known tree-sitter Julia Butterfly Hill

• From Bioneers president and cofounder Nina Simons

Many at the present time locate themselves being known as towards better management on behalf of the Earth, towards management sourced from their internal authority and encouraged by means of what they love and are devoted to safeguard, rework, and enhance. these effectively heeding this name have embraced the characteristics formerly relegated to the “feminine”--inner knowledge, collaboration, relational intelligence, appreciate for the sacred and generosity--and married them to the easiest in their “masculine” attributes to create a brand new kind of management extra inspiring, inviting, and powerful for remodeling how we are living on the earth and with one another.

This anthology provides greater than 30 essays from eminent girls trailblazers--such as writer Alice Walker, psychiatrist Jean Shinoda Bolen, playwright Eve Ensler, holistic general practitioner Rachel Naomi Remen, biologist Janine Benyus, hip-hop performer Rha Goddess, and recognized tree-sitter Julia Butterfly Hill--as good as lesser-known yet both influential leaders--such as social entrepreneur Judy Wicks, philanthropic activist Kathy LeMay, foodstuff justice recommend LaDonna Redmond, and media educator Sofia Quintero. Their narratives discover how they cultivated their management impulses and their “feminine” strengths, reinventing management to prioritize neighborhood, collaboration, the surroundings, and the typical reliable. Illuminating a route to revolutionary environmental and social switch, their passionate tales of cheerful, artistic, collaborative, and sacred management ignite inside of each one reader the ability to aid cocreate a fit, peaceable, simply, and sustainable global.

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