Dr. Joan Cichon
Joan holds a PhD in Women’s Spirituality from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Her forthcoming book is entitled Matriarchy in Bronze Age Crete: A Perspective from Archaeomythology and Modern Matriarchal Studies.
Melody Lee is an adjunct professor of world literature, storyteller, and writer. She is co-author of the book, Becoming Women of Wisdom: Marking the Passage into the Crone Years, to guide women in the process of using circles and ceremony to claim their power as older women.
Sherri Mitchell -Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset was born and raised on the Penobscot Indian reservation. She received her Juris Doctorate and a certificate in Indigenous People’s Law and Policy from the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law. Sherri is the author of the award-winning book Sacred Instructions; Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change.
Dr. Geraldine Moane
Ger Moane is Professor Emerita in the School of Psychology at University College Dublin and has numerous publications and awards in the areas of gender, feminism and colonialism. She met Marija Gimbutas during her visit to Ireland, and has since undertaken extensive research on her work, presenting on the links between Gimbutas' concepts and ancient Irish sites.