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Soul of WoMen Conference 2018 - for everyone

Balancing the masculine and feminine qualities within ourselves, our communities and our world.

The second Soul of WoMen conference, will consist of talks, round table discussions and skill sharing workshops. Its goal is to inspire and empower a more gender-balanced world. Topics being explored include: equality, health, the environment, community engagement, civic pride and individual action - with an emphasis on sharing positive solutions.

How can we create a more balanced world locally and globally, wherein qualities within us ALL are working in harmony?

The day will consist of talks by three internationally renowned speakers, followed by round-table discussions, three workshop sessions, a delicious and nourishing lunch provided, to keep your energy high.

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GUEST SPEAKERS

  Alastair McIntosh   Alastair has been described by BBC TV as “one of the world’s leading environmental campaigners.” A pioneer of modern land reform in Scotland, he helped bring the Isle of Eigg into community ownership. On the Isle of Harris he negotiated withdrawal of the world’s biggest cement company (Lafarge) from a devastating “super quarry” plan, then agreed to serve (unpaid) on that company’s Sustainability Stakeholders Panel for 10 years.   Alastair guest lectures at military staff colleges, most notably the UK Defence Academy, on nonviolence. He is a fellow of the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh and a visiting professor at the College of Social Sciences, University  Website  www.alastairm  cIntosh.com  Twitter  @alastairmci

Alastair McIntosh

Alastair has been described by BBC TV as “one of the world’s leading environmental campaigners.” A pioneer of modern land reform in Scotland, he helped bring the Isle of Eigg into community ownership. On the Isle of Harris he negotiated withdrawal of the world’s biggest cement company (Lafarge) from a devastating “super quarry” plan, then agreed to serve (unpaid) on that company’s Sustainability Stakeholders Panel for 10 years. 

Alastair guest lectures at military staff colleges, most notably the UK Defence Academy, on nonviolence. He is a fellow of the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh and a visiting professor at the College of Social Sciences, University

Website www.alastairmcIntosh.com
Twitter @alastairmci

  Lesley Howells    Lesley Howells is Research Lead for the Maggie’s network of centres across the UK, she is also Centre Head and Consultant Clinical Psychologist for Maggie’s Dundee.  Lesley provides psychology support to people and their families affected by cancer, assisting in the development of the Maggie’s programme of support, monitoring the evidence based that underpins the Maggie’s programme, development and delivery of staff training, psychology supervision and professional leadership and the management of the Maggie’s Research Portfolio.   Website.  www.maggiescentres.org

Lesley Howells

Lesley Howells is Research Lead for the Maggie’s network of centres across the UK, she is also Centre Head and Consultant Clinical Psychologist for Maggie’s Dundee.

Lesley provides psychology support to people and their families affected by cancer, assisting in the development of the Maggie’s programme of support, monitoring the evidence based that underpins the Maggie’s programme, development and delivery of staff training, psychology supervision and professional leadership and the management of the Maggie’s Research Portfolio. 

Website. www.maggiescentres.org

  Rika Saionji   Rika was brought up in a family whose parents (Masami & Hiroo Saionji) were dedicated to working for the peace.  Her core values come from her spiritual teacher and grand father  Masahisa Goi  who taught her the importance of the prayer 'May Peace Prevail on Earth'.

Rika Saionji

Rika was brought up in a family whose parents (Masami & Hiroo Saionji) were dedicated to working for the peace.

Her core values come from her spiritual teacher and grand father Masahisa Goi who taught her the importance of the prayer 'May Peace Prevail on Earth'.


What we've planned...

9:30 Arrive and coffee
10:00 Opening Introduction by Caroline Uchima
10:05 Rika Saionji Yoshikawa
10:40 Workshops
11:40 BREAK
12:00 Alastair McIntosh
12:40 LUNCH
1:40 Moving Stories Community Choir
2:00 Workshops
3:00 BREAK
3:20 Lesley Howells
4:00 Collective Inspiration
5:00 Feedback sheets
5:10 Closure from Rika and Caroline
5:30 Finish


Soul of WoMen 2016

The first Soul of WoMen conference in 2016 was a great success; it welcomed 120 participants, from Nithsdale, wider Scotland and around the globe for a wonderful day full of inspiration, joy and connection. 

VIDEO - Soul of WoMen 2016. Film by Jodie Canwell

2016 speakers included Mhairi Black MP, (the youngest member of the House of Commons) Dr. Jude Currivan, (international author, healer and cosmologist), Asma Khalifa, (peace activist and Luxembourg Peace Prize Winner 2016), John Nicholls, (Youth Work Director at LGBT Scotland), and Sesto Giovanni Castagnoli, (Founder member of the World Spirit Forum and Founder of the YES Initiative, Youth Europe Self Empowerment Initiative).


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Book your ticket now and join us for a day filled with connection, nourishment and fun.

All Welcome.

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