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The 10th annual Women’s Visionary Congress (WVC) will gather in Petaluma, California next month to present the work of visionary women healers, scholars, activists and artists who study consciousness and plant medicines. WVC supports the transfer of knowledge among women of all generations who apply their research and personal insights for the betterment of communities around the world.

The 2016 Women’s Visionary Congress will take place Friday, June 17th through Sunday, June 19th at the IONS Earthrise Retreat Center. The gathering will feature discussions, presentations, film screenings, music, a fashion show of upcycled clothing, and visual art. People of all genders are welcome.

Presenters include Denis Berry, Sophia Buggs, Dana Blu Cohen, Jodie Evans, Marc Franklin, Ellen Komp, Flora Lintern, Connie Littlefield, Eda Zavala Lopez, Wendy Ludlow, Ana Elda Maqueda, Mariavittoria Mangini, Annie Oak, Sara Payan, Shannon Clare Petitt, Janis Phelps, Marsha Rosenbaum, Anne Tara Szostek, Jane Straight, Nicki Scully, and Virginia Wright. Jane Straight will bring a living altar of plants from her garden. Urban homesteaders and herbalists Sophia Buggs of Lady Buggs Farm in Youngstown, Ohio and Maya Blow of Soul Flower Farm in El Sobrante, CA, will talk about their urban farms. Meet our speakers here.

WVC is organized by the non-profit Women’s Visionary Council. Tickets for the 2015 WVC sold out and participants are encouraged to reserve their spot at this year’s gathering as soon as possible. Tickets are $475 which includes delicious food and comfortable accommodations for the entire weekend. For more information contact Annie Oak at info@visionarycongress.org.

Join us for an illuminating summer weekend of conversation with old friends and new.

Consider becoming a visionary patron and purchase a ticket for a woman who could not otherwise attend the event.  All donations to WVC are tax deductible.