Feminine Leadership ~ Samantha Sweetwater

Facilitated by Samantha Sweetwater of Earth Walk

Loved internationally for her infectious capacity to initiate joy-fueled transformation, Samantha is a priestess, educator, dance artist, writer and permaculturalist.

~Founder of a global movement of Dancing Freedom™
~Masters in Wisdom Spirituality with a specialization in Eco-shamanic Trauma ~MentoringLaunching the Evolutionary Priestess Training soon

Jamaica Stevens of ReInhabiting the Village

Jamaica works to promote modern Village Culture through meaningful engagement with people of place while empowering projects and communities to thrive!

~Author and Project Manager for “ReInhabiting the Village: CoCreating our Future”
~Co-Founder of the Tribal Convergence Network
~Organizational Design Consultant with VillageLab
~Educational Events Coordinator with the Novalis Project

Alison Hensley of SOL Food & Lucidity

Alison is a grassroots organizer and bridge builder who has spent the last 13 years of her life listening to what community needs are, becoming deeply involved in the local Santa Barbara food and sustainability community through working with farms, farmers markets, permaculture and creating unique events.

~Co-founded the SOL Food Festival
~Co-founder of Lucidity
~Certified Permaculture Designer

Melissa Ilana Cohen of the Isla Vista Food Co-op

Melissa’s work integrates people-powered social movements, the cooperative business model, small grocery store management, and a deep commitment to food justice as the vehicle for place-based socially and economically generative systems for healthy community development.

~General Manager of the 44-year strong Isla Vista Food Co-op
~Student and teacher of regenerative community building

Shayna Gladstone of NuMundo

Shayna is a globally recognized eco-network weaver, facilitator and serial project igniter who is passionate about empowering transformation through supporting others to follow their heart, facilitating group processes and being a catalyst for planetary regeneration.

~Founder of NuMundo.org (numundo.org)
~Founder of Earth Journeys (facebook.com/earthjourneyscollective)

Lauren Tucker of Kiss the Ground

Lauren is a mother who is passionate about inspiring communities to action.

~Co-Executive Director of Kiss the Ground
~A. in International Studies and Psychology from American University
~Studied permaculture design
~Helped start the nonprofit Green Light New Orleans

Pandora Thomas is a passionate global citizen who works as a teacher, writer, designer and speaker.

Her most recent projects include co-founding the Black Permaculture Network, working with Toyota to design and currently serving as a coalition member of the Toyota Green Initiative, which supports African Americans in understanding the benefits of adopting sustainable lifestyles and co-designing, teaching with and directing Pathways to Resilience-a permaculture and social entrepreneur training program that worked with men and women returning home after incarceration,

Workshops & Presentations

  • The Role of Feminine Leadership in the Regenerative Living Movement

    Join Alison Hensley, Melissa Cohen, Shayna Gladstone, Lauren Tucker & Jamaica Stevens in a co- creative conversation about discovery, inspiration and empowerment.

    How are women showing up in the Regenerative Living movements? How can each of us show up to nurture a new earth? This panel will include discussion, as well as movement. Facilitated by Samantha Sweetwater.

    90 min | Lucid University

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