Photo journalist Paola Gianturco (who I interviewed for the Big Vision Podcast in 2007) has a new book out, Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon. Check out Tara Mohr's interview with her on The Huffington Post.
Tara's 6-month long Playing Big, a program for "women who want to play bigger" starts in October. You can get a taste of Tara's wisdom by watching this clip from her recent appearance on the Today Show where she talks about common ways women undermine themselves with their own words.
Art of Leadership Trainings coming up on both coasts. The Art of Leadership is a, "retreat workshop for social change leaders from the nonprofit, philanthropic, labor and socially responsible business sectors."
Check out the piece, Playing It Safe, by Rockwood's President, Akaya Winwood.
You'll notice when you click on the link for Zen Under Fire, that the book is only available from New Zealand at this time. It'll be more expensive than the usual paperback for folks outside of NZ, but with 30 Days of Courage added in for free, it's a deal!
Zen Under Fire will be available in the U.S. June 2013.
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwise is now a documentary. It will air on PBS in two parts on October 1st and 2nd.
Check out this article in MORE Magazine about Diane Lane, one of six actresses involved in film.
The Mission List, an online community for women who want to use their influence in social media for social good. You can join their Twitter chat about Half the Sky on both nights with the hashtag #HalftheSkyTML.
Giving Tuesday on The Mission List. Giving Tuesday is a campaign to create a national day of charitable giving at the start of the winter holiday season. It will take place on on November 27, 2012 - the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Full disclosure: I'm involved with most of the people and projects I mentioned personally and/or professionally. I'm completely biased!