Jean is a psychiatrist, Jungian analyst, an internationally known author and speaker who draws from spiritual, feminist, Jungian, medical and personal wellsprings of experience. She is the author of The Tao of Psychology, Goddesses in Everywoman, Gods in Everyman, Ring of Power, Crossing to Avalon, Close to the Bone, The Millionth Circle, Goddesses in Older Women, Crones Don't Whine, Urgent Message from Mother and Like a Tree. She is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a former clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California at San Francisco, a past board member of the Ms. Foundation for Women and an advocate for a UN 5th World Conference on Women. For information, visit 5WCW.org and jeanshinodabolen.com/
Ann is currently an Accountant/Finance Comptroller in the Ocean Transport Shipping Industry with over 30 years’ experience. She is an advocate for Learning differences with Girls Inc. and the Bridge Foundation relief program. She has a keen interest in and supports micro financing, personal bartering, trading and education on budgeting and money management. She has helped raise a daughter, Libby who just graduated from Vassar College, and a son who graduated High School. She lives in Newtown, CT with her husband Mark, an actor and College Lacrosse Coach. She is actively volunteering for Newtown Youth Academy in fundraising efforts to support healing programs for Teachers, Police officers, EMS and families after their recent tragedy. She is very excited to join Women’s Perspective Board.
Ronita is a facilitator and spiritual guide of sacred women's circles, an integral coach, writer, vocalist and retired diversity consultant. She is creator of Celebrating Our Inner Queen and Co-Creator of Majestic Light. She believes in the circle way as "not something you do, but someone you are." She regularly creates spaces for women to gather in service of deepening the soul’s journey, and loves to integrate music, movement, art and travel to other cultures to stretch our boundaries. Her first memoir, Coming To Forgiveness: A True Story of Race, Rage and Religion was released in 2011. For information visit comingtoforgiveness.com and ineveryheart.com.
Justine is the co-founder and managing producer of New Dimensions Radio/Media, projects of New Dimensions Foundation. Since 1973 she has worked with the leading edge thinkers, social innovators and visionaries of our time. Circle work and workshops have been part of her life for over thirty years. She serves on the Board of Advisors of the Alliance for Transforming the Lives of Children, Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Process Work Center of Portland, Oregon. She is co-author with her husband Michael Toms of True Work: Doing What You Love and Loving What You Do and author of Small Pleasures: Finding Grace in a Chaotic World. For information visit newdimensions.org
Founder and executive director of Women's Perspective, is a leading voice on the topic of money and values. A former banker, personal financial planner, entrepreneur, non-profit executive, author and consultant, Rosemary helps women and men unmask their powerful, conflicting, sometimes outdated, money messages and replace them with new ideas that apply to the current financial situation. She has helped thousands of people take decisive action to integrate their core values into their financial lives. Rosemary conducts workshops, teleclasses and retreats and coaches many individuals on the issues of personal money management. She has recently initiated a new workshop series, Money Conversations for Women, in some Connecticut communities. You can see Rosemary' latest project CurrencyoftheHeart.org