Dublin: Herstory Light Festival honors women leaders

Dublin: Herstory Light Festival honors women leaders

January 11, 2019 The third annual Herstory Light Festival took place in Dublin, Ireland January 4-7, 2019. Called “a festival for the people”, the event honors women’s achievements and celebrates women and girls worldwide. The landmark work of Riane Eisler, celebrated with a 3-story light installation of Riane and her husband, writer David Loy, were one of many images projected onto the historical Dublin General Post Office (GPO). Melanie commented: “This year the festival generated a mini storm on social media and we even made the RTÉ 6.01 News Headlines (watch clip from…continue reading →
New Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions

New Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions

January 3, 2019 CPS is happy to announce that Riane Eisler has recently contributed to the new Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions: Faith and Culture Across History (Nov. 2018), edited by Susan de-Gaia. An important new resource, the Encyclopedia is designed to complement general studies of religion, and focuses on that which has so often been left out – women’s roles in the history of religion, women’s experiences of the divine, and the divine as female. Its nearly 300 reference articles detail the numerous positive contributions women have made to their societies and…continue reading →
Breaking Out of the Domination Trance: Riane Eisler in Kosmos Quarterly

Breaking Out of the Domination Trance: Riane Eisler in Kosmos Quarterly

December 27, 2018 The Center for Partnership Studies is happy to announce that Riane Eisler is a member of the guest Editorial Circle for the Winter, 2018 edition of Kosmos Quarterly. Eisler's article, "Breaking Out of the Domination Trance", is reprinted from her keynote speech at the 2018 Safe Ireland Summit in Dublin, Ireland, October, 2018. (See: Riane Eisler receives SÍLA award at the Safe World Summit 2018")." In this article Riane Eisler shares the traumatic story of fleeing with her family from the Nazi occupation of Austria as a girl, and growing up as…continue reading →
Personal and political: take action today to support CPS’ vital work

Personal and political: take action today to support CPS’ vital work

At this moment in history when so much is at stake, CPS thanks each of you who have made a generous donation. If you have not had a chance to give, we welcome your contribution. Whether you can offer a one-time gift, or become a monthly Caring Sustainer, please support the Center for Partnership Studies in our vital work to build foundations for the shift from domination to partnership in all aspects of life — from the personal to the political. Together we can make a difference in our world. We invite you to watch…continue reading →
Generation Z Economics: A Multidimensional Teaching Approach

Generation Z Economics: A Multidimensional Teaching Approach

December 10, 2018 In the Financial Express article “How to teach economics to millennials, Gen Z”, professor Indradeep Ghosh, Dean of the Meghnad Desai Academy Of Economics, Mumbai urges educators to adopt a multidisciplinary, systems-literacy approach to economics that encourages more proactive and experiential learning. According to Ghosh, “The fundamental thought and learning process that currently guides economics education needs to change”. A multidimensional approach to economics called Phenomenon-based learning enables students to understand real world events from diverse viewpoints and to accept the versatile nature of world-views in a new global economy.…continue reading →
Ginger Garner: taking our leadership to the next level

Ginger Garner: taking our leadership to the next level

November 26, 2018 by Ginger Garner CPS' Caring Economics Leadership program was a turning point for me not just in my career, but in my life. My radar for recognizing injustice - as a woman, mother, therapist, and small business owner, and also as someone who overcame poverty - has always been finely tuned. My entire career, and life, has been spent caretaking, often at my own expense, and it instilled in me an empathic urgency strong work ethic to help those who suffer at the hands of that injustice. When Ann Crittenden’s…continue reading →
Power With and Power Through – How Women Are Leading Differently

Power With and Power Through – How Women Are Leading Differently

The October 3, 2018 webinar "Power With and Power Through: How Women Are Leading Differently for a Just and Caring World" with Jamia Wilson, Carla Goldstein and Riane Eisler was an informative and empowering dialog on the transformational possibilities of women’s leadership. We can only build a more just and caring world if we enact leadership in ways that cultivate partnership rather than domination. But what does it really look like to “do power differently”? How do we support one another in asserting and implementing bold visions grounded in the life-giving values of care, mutuality,…continue reading →
Partnership Sisterhood in Schools

Partnership Sisterhood in Schools

November 5, 2018 On October 29th partnership leader Brie Mathers visited Central Middle School in Victoria BC to speak to 300 11–13 year-old young women with her "Love the Skin You’re In event." Media literacy is a touchstone for social and emotional learning, especially in today’s world, where social media offers a platform for adrenalized patterns of behavior. This talk invited girls on a dynamic audio-visual journey exploring the challenging landscape of popular media representations of femininity, race, otherness, and gender stereotyping. Students bonded together in hard-hitting conversations about how corporate media drives underlying beliefs…continue reading →
Riane Eisler speaks at 2018 Parliament of the World Religions

Riane Eisler speaks at 2018 Parliament of the World Religions

November 6, 2018 Dr. Riane Eisler participated on two panels at the 2018 Parliament of the World Religions this week. The annual international event, this year November 1-7 in Toronto, Canada, draws thousands of interfaith leaders and activists from around the world. The theme for this year’s gathering is “The Promise of Inclusion, the Power of Love: Pursuing Global Understanding, Reconciliation, and Change. On November 4, Riane appeared live/remotely on the panel “Women’s Coalitions Addressing Global Problems” with fellow guest speakers Barbara McGraw, Jean Shinoda Bolin, and Ann Smith. The overall theme encompasses…continue reading →