2012 Women Rising Videos
A Story of Resilience
Melinda Kramer at TEDxSandHillRdWomen
MELINDA KRAMER is an environmental activist, mother, connector and founding director of Women’s Earth Alliance (WEA). In 2004, she set out to create a thriving global resource to support the courageous efforts of grassroots women leaders working around the world to protect the environment for future generations. Today, she guides WEA’s work on three continents around issues of clean water, food security, climate change, and land protection. www.womensearthalliance.org
The Founding Family
Betsy Hall McKinney at TEDxSandHillRdWomen
Betsy Hall McKinney is an environmental activist, social entrepreneur, philanthropist, former journalist and Director of her family’s foundation. As a member of the Women’s Donor Network (WDN), which leverages the power of women’s philanthropy, Betsy spearheads the ‘Reigniting Women’ initiative. Betsy shares her compelling and grounded idea about how women, interdependence and feminine values can restore and evolve our democracy.This talk presents a bold plan for women to rise in partnership with men to build a people’s movement and to declare interdependence as an evolutionary step in our democracy. More information is available at www.thefoundingfamily.com.
The Sophia Century
Lynne Twist a TEDxSandHillRdWomen
Lynne Twist, a global visionary, activist, fundraiser, consultant and author, has devoted her life to bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, socially just, and spiritually fulfilled human presence on earth. Her work has taken her around the world, where she has developed a keen understanding of the relationship of people to money: the psychology of scarcity and sufficiency. More information is available at www.soulofmoney.org.
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