Register for the online course co-taught by Riane Eisler and Susan Carter at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)!

Build a career, earn a graduate degree with a focus on Partnership, or simply take a class studying with Riane Eisler and masters and Ph.D. students from around the globe!

At the California Institute of Integral Studies, you can earn an online MA in Transformative Leadership and take this course with Riane Eisler and Susan Carter. (CIIS also offers an online PhD in Transformative Studies):

Focused on building each student's individual capacity for leadership, this program helps participants articulate their own vision and philosophy and apply their learning in life and work. The program is ideal for individuals looking for an opportunity to explore what is truly meaningful to them, and develop the skills to make their vision a reality. Personal growth takes place in our committed, online community of learners, which connects colleagues around the world for a truly global perspective.

Our alumni apply their knowledge in such fields as non-profit organizations, education, broadcasting, and municipal government to consulting.

The faculty are nationally and internationally known as authors, researchers and change agents. Working with them through coursework and a capstone project, students cultivate their own abilities to think strategically and reframe issues, relate flexibly across cultures and differences of opinion, reflect on the roles and responsibilities of leaders, and envision and implement change.

Students may opt to take a three-course Focus in Partnership Studies.

No matter where you live, you can enroll in courses with a Partnership Studies focus at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS). Courses start with an online meeting with Dr. Eisler and Dr. Carter on the California coast.

Students also can earn credit while interning with the Center for Partnership Studies or other change-making nonprofit organizations. Imagine a career in Partnership! Join us!

What Our Past Students Say

“The Partnership concentration is proving to be the most worthwhile and transformative educational opportunity I've encountered. It presents practical, accessible and holistic solutions to the most urgent challenges and myriad problems we face on a personal, interpersonal, national and global scale.”

~ Elisa Audo, Ph. D., Director of Prevention, Community Violence Solutions, Doctoral Student, CIIS

“As an activist and community leader, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to study such powerful, transformational theories. Studying directly with Riane Eisler is a profound experience. This class is a must for anyone with a penchant for leadership, politics and change.”

~ Heidi L. Sieck, City and County of San Francisco, Disaster Response Program Chair, Brava! Theater for Women in Arts, Co-Chair S.F. Women's Policy Summit

“I am very, very thankful for having taken this course. Riane and Susan, you both have been such role models…so genuine and authentic. I have watched in awe your compassionate, understanding, and articulate responses.”

~ Jim Martin, Northwest Territories of Canada, Executive Director of the Tlicho Community Services Agency (a public/tribal agency), Doctoral Student, CIIS

For More Information

Mayra Cortez, Program Manager, (415) 474-6173,email Mayra

To Register

Melanie Natividad, (415) 575-6246, email Mayra