CPS 2018 Global Community Gathering: Watch the video

CPS 2018 Global Community Gathering: Watch the video

How are you putting Partnership principles into action?  Leaders are working together around the world to advance the Partnership and Caring Economy movements. The Center for Partnership Studies honors our program graduates and leaders in the wider Partnership community who are making the world a better place. We are continually inspired to learn about the many creative ways that CPS leaders are actualizing Partnership and Caring Economy principles in the world; their success stories re-energize us for the next leg of our journey. Watch the December 6, 2018 Global Community Gathering with Riane Eisler, Sara Saltee and Ann Amberg. Presenters: Ginger Garner,…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 →
A Gender Equal Partnership for Planetary Stewardship

A Gender Equal Partnership for Planetary Stewardship

October 9, 2018 Geoffrey Holland of the Millennium Alliance for Humanity and Biosphere (MAHB) interviewed Riane Eisler in "A Gender Equal Partnership for Planetary Stewardship". One of the world’s leading systems scientists and cultural historians, Eisler shares her perspectives on social organization, partnership and how individual actions can add up to change. Geoffrey Holland: How did you get on the path that has evolved into your signature partnership cultural model for the world? Riane Eisler: The passion that I have for this work, and I have a great deal of passion for it, is…continue reading →
Riane Eisler to Speak on Transforming Masculinity, Femininity, Spirituality, and Society: From Domination to Partnership

Riane Eisler to Speak on Transforming Masculinity, Femininity, Spirituality, and Society: From Domination to Partnership

The Center for Partnership Studies is proud to serve as a co-sponsor for the 23rd Annual BISC-MI Conference "Religion, Faith, Spirituality, Science & Research: Engaging for Safety and Accountability”. The conference will explore the impact of connecting the field of battering intervention with the often contradictory and complicated issues of religion, faith, spirituality, incorporating principles of science and research. Dr. Riane Eisler will give the opening Keynote on the morning of November 14, 2018 with a presentation on “Transforming Masculinity, Femininity, Spirituality, and Society: From Domination to Partnership”. The Battering Intervention Services Coalition…continue reading →
Riane Eisler receives SÍLA award at the Safe World Summit 2018 – Ireland

Riane Eisler receives SÍLA award at the Safe World Summit 2018 – Ireland

Gender equality pioneer, systems scientist, and international best-selling author Dr. Riane Eisler presented a keynote speech, “Waking from the Domination Trance”, and participated in the Conversation Across Generations panel October 22-23, 2018 at the The Safe World Summit 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Eisler received the Safe Ireland Leadership Award (SÍLA), in honor for her visionary leadership in gender equality. The Inaugural SÍLA Awards Ceremony took place the evening of October 22 at a special evening reception hosted by Dublin City Council at the historic Dublin City Hall. The Safe Ireland Leadership Awards recognize…continue reading →
Riane Eisler: Following My Calling

Riane Eisler: Following My Calling

October 4, 2018 In her second article for The Sisters, Riane Eisler reveals her ultimate ambitions for her work: Following My Calling. "...The new understanding provided by the partnership-domination social scale can make a huge difference as it offers a roadmap for building this better future. But there is fierce resistance to fundamental change – not only by those pushing us back to more rigid domination times, but also from people who consider themselves progressives, but who still view anything connected with the majority of humanity as ‘just’ women’s and children’s issues. To move to…continue reading →
Riane Eisler: My Story and My Calling

Riane Eisler: My Story and My Calling

July 19, 2018 Read Riane Eisler’s moving personal story in the inaugural issue of The Sisters online magazine “My Story and My Calling”. In this story, her first of two articles for The Sisters, the internationally renowned cultural scientist, historian, theorist, and campaigner Riane Eisler reflects on the inspiration for her life’s work. "I was born in Vienna, and my parents and I lived there until Austria was annexed by Nazi Germany. On Kristallnacht, so called because of all the glass shattered in Jewish homes, synagogues, and businesses, a gang of Gestapo men…continue reading →
Cultivating a Partnership World: Self-Paced Learning

Cultivating a Partnership World: Self-Paced Learning

  Spark and sustain your passion for cultivating a Partnership world: CPS is creating a brand new catalog of webinars and self-paced online courses offered through a multi-media, intuitive learning platform that will enable you to engage with self-directed learning in a whole new way. The new course catalog will include full video replays of CPS' 2017-2019 webinars, as well as new versions of our foundational courses: The Power of Partnership, Changing Our Story, Changing Our Lives: Riane Eisler's Cultural Transformation Course, the Caring Economy Advocates Program, and more. Sign up for the CPS…continue reading →