Women's Visionary Congress
Artists and Scientists on the Visionary Frontier
May 9-10, 2014
Synergia Ranch
Santa Fe, New Mexico

The Women's Visionary Congress (WVC) is hosting two days of conversations with artists and scientists who scout the frontiers of consciousness. The gathering will take place at Synergia Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico from Friday, May 9 to Saturday, May 10, 2014. The event begins 7 pm Friday evening with a discussion of the Heffter Research Institute study at the University of New Mexico investigating psilocybin in the treatment of alcoholism. Author Joanna Harcourt-Smith will also read from her new book, "Tripping the Bardo with Timothy Leary: My Psychedelic Love Story".

On Saturday, May 10th, Jean Nichols, founder of the UpCycled fashion project, will present an Upcycled Fashion Show featuring affordable one-of-a-kind "clothes with a conscience". Requa Tolbert RN will display and discuss her "Stormrider Calling Cards", a cosmology of 32 medicine cards. Filmmaker Gay Dillingham will offer a private preview screening of her new film "Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary". At 8 pm, DJ Sattva Ananda will offer an evening of music and hold expansive space for dancers under the stars. Here is the full schedule and bios of the presenters.

Requested donations for the event are $25/day or $50 for both days. Donations can be paid at the door, via the WVC website, or by check made out to Women's Visionary Council at P.O. Box 5035, Berkeley, CA 94705. Guests may stay overnight at Synergia Ranch by contacting Marie Harding at mharding@synergiaranch.com or 505-471-2573. Directions to Synergia Ranch are at http://synergiaranch.com/directions/. The Women's Visionary Congress is a 501C3 nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the work of visionary artists, healers, activists and researchers. People of all genders are welcome. For more information contact info@visionarycongress.org.

Women's Visionary Congress
May 30 - June 1, 2014
Institute of Noetic Sciences, Earthrise Retreat Center Petaluma, California

The WVC will hold its 8th annual Women's Congress from May 30th to June 1st, 2014 at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) Earthrise Retreat Center in Petaluma, California. The gathering will include presentations from visionary researchers, healers, activists and artists from the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Speakers include Gabrielle Agin-Liebes of the New York University Psilocybin Cancer Anxiety Study, Ecosexual artists Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens, Joanne Naughton of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), and anthropologist Beatriz Labate and psychologist Clancy Cavnar, authors of "The Therapeutic Use of Ayahuasca," in conversation with ethnobotanist Kat Harrison. Read the full schedule, biographies of the speakers, and the upcoming presentations.

Tickets to the event are $350 which includes a $75 membership to the WVC, which is a 501C3 nonprofit organization. The Women's Congress welcomes students and is open to people of all genders. If you can help sponsor students who attend this gathering or help a woman of slender means purchase a ticket, we gratefully accept donations. Please feel free to contact us as info@visionarycongress.org for more information.

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