1. Elizabeth Lesser: Women & Power 2010 (Introduction by Lateefah Simon)

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    Elizabeth Lesser is a best-selling author and a co-founder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center. Elizabeth explores the potential of an era in which women are being called, and challenged, to lead. Lateefah Simon is the Executive Director of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area and a MacArthur Fellow. In introducing Elizabeth Lesser, she manages to perfectly capture the inspiration which is an integral feature of every Omega Women & Power Conference.To learn more about the Omega Women's Leadership Center visit: http:/eomega/OWLC.

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    • Annie McKee (Introduction by Lateefah Simon): Women & Power 2010

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      Annie McKee is the founder of Teleos Leadership Institute and a best-selling business book author. Annie shares her techniques for finding our own leadership potential and teaches us how to use it. Lateefah Simon is the Executive Director of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area and a MacArthur Fellow. To learn more about the Omega Women's Leadership Center visit: http:/eomega/OWLC.

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      • Conference Welcome by Carla Goldstein: Women & Power 2010

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        Carla Goldstein, JD, is Omega Institute’s chief external affairs officer and director of the Omega Women’s Leadership Center. Carla discusses the 2010 Conference theme—Our Time to Lead—and challenges us to imagine a different perspective on the meaning of leadership and life. Learn more about the Omega Women's Leadership Center: http:eomega.org/OWLC.

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        • Ani DiFranco: Women & Power 2010

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          Famed for her talent, creativity, and versatility as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Ani Difranco made a name for herself in the music world with the release of her self-titled debut album in 1990. This Grammy Award-winning artist has established herself as a feminist icon and political activist, using her music as a way to convey powerful, yet personal messages. In 2006, she received the Woman of Courage Award at the National Organization for Women (NOW) Conference and Young Feminist Summit. Learn more about Ani DiFranco: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/120c18b87e8fbc316899f5d7c064c526/

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          • Zainab Salbi: Women & Power 2010

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            Zainab Salbi is the founder of Women For Women International, an organization that empowers and advocates for women in war-torn regions. Zainab shares her story of growing up in the shadow of a dictator and the lessons she learned about vulnerability, resolve, and survival. To learn more about the Omega Women's Leadership Center visit: http:/eomega/OWLC.

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            • Leymah Gbowee: Women & Power 2010 (Introduction by Elizabeth Lesser)

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              Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist and the subject of the film “Pray the Devil Back to Hell.” Leymah makes a passionate case for renewed activism in the face of global threats against women and humanity, and explains how anger can become a positive motivator. Elizabeth Lesser is a best-selling author and a co-founder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center. To learn more about the Omega Women's Leadership Center visit: http:/eomega/OWLC.

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              • Women & Power 2010: Jennifer Buffett

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                To learn more about the Omega Women's Leadership Center visit: http:/eomega/OWLC.eomega.org/​omega/​womensinstitute/​

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                • Maya Azucena: How Do You Use Your Voice?

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                  Award-winning singer and activist Maya Azucena takes a stand against violence through the upcoming One Billion Rising Campaign and her new music video, Dance Revolution. Maya connected with One Billion Rising founder, Eve Ensler, at the Omega Women’s Leadership Center’s 2012 Women & Power Conference. This resulted in a unique collaboration to help end violence against women and girls. The Women & Power Conference is a celebrated biennial gathering bringing together women leaders and visionaries from all over the world to share ideas and insights. Learn more about Women & Power: http://www.eomega.org/omega-in-action/key-initiatives/omega-womens-leadership-center/programs/women-power-series. Watch Dance Revolution: http://www.mayaazucena.com/

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                  • Malika Saada Saar: Women & Power 2010

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                    Malika Saada Saar is the founder and executive director of the Rebecca Project for Human Rights, a policy and advocacy organization working to end violence, exploitation and poverty impacting women and girls in the U.S. and Africa. Malika shares disturbing statistics and troubling stories about the challenges facing girls both in Africa and the United States and makes a stirring call for women to change the story of power. To learn more about the Omega Women's Leadership Center visit: http:/eomega/OWLC.

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                    • Sarah Peter: Women & Power 2010

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                      Sarah Peter is an artist, a mother, a philanthropist and the founder of the Modern Women’s Fund which has helped bring attention to the often-neglected work and contributions of women artists. She discusses the double shift, shares insights into the problems it creates, and offers the solutions needed to solve them. To learn more about the Omega Women's Leadership Center visit: http:/eomega/OWLC.

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