Recorded by Molly Brown
2023 Gaian Gathering
The Work That Reconnects Network is excited to bring education, support, and inspiration to our global community through the 2023 Gaian Gathering, a comprehensive online conference. This global summit experience will combine online events and guided gatherings of local communities around the world.
We’re seeking an experienced online conference coordinator who will be responsible for executing the event, with the support of a dedicated volunteer committee and collaboration from the Network staff. Follow this link for more information about the gathering and to view the job description for the summit coordinator position.
New Network Website
The design phase of the new Work That Reconnects Network website is complete, and the team is exploring how to present the Resource Library’s extensive collection of resources and practices. The site is shaping up to be beautiful, inviting and user-friendly.
Two New Weavers
Mutima Imani, our newest volunteer Network Weaver, is known to many of you as co-director of the Spiral Journey Facilitator Development Program. A coach, facilitator, and trainer with a Masters Degree in Public Administration, her areas of expertise include organizational development, diversity training, and trauma informed healing circles. A noted keynote speaker, her mission is to improve the quality of training and educational models for transformation and change. She has three decades of experience in providing socially relevant, culturally competent training and facilitation while using 21st century tools for transformation.
Shayontoni Rhea Ghosh joined us as a volunteer Network Weaver in April, and this past fall accepted a position as a member of our paid administrative staff. Shayontoni is an artiste and facilitator, based out of Hyderabad, India. As a young artiste, she has worked with theatre groups across the country, occupying various roles and learning how to work with people in processing emotion and expressing themselves through art. She dove into the world of Work That Reconnects during the Spiral Journey Facilitator Development Program in 2020, and has been working on adapting the work to the Indian contexts since. Her areas of interest are trauma, social and cultural justice, and creative self-expression.