Elizabeth Soltis shares with Rachel her passion for building heart-based, respectful relationships and authentic collaboration, often between diverse parties who might otherwise never connect or who may even consider themselves to be adversaries. Authentic Collaboration is a holistic vision that cultivates respectful bridge-building with self and others and Earth. She discussed how we are often hindered in this process by thought forms of competition, mistrust, competitiveness, defensiveness, power struggles and polarized thinking. Elizabeth shares her RELATE method and her experience working in diverse contexts for the United Nations. Her book, Authentic Collaboration: A Bridge to Meaningful Connection can be found at this link.
Elizabeth the Founder/Director of Bridges Global, a social enterprise that supports leaders and groups with inner empowerment and outer bridge-building. By elevating the art of collaboration, people are better able to sense-make complex issues and discover creative, sustainable solutions. Her book entitled “Authentic Collaboration: A Bridge to Meaningful Connection” will be published in April 2023. In all sectors, Elizabeth has served as an organizational development practitioner, learning specialist, group facilitator, leadership coach and social change architect. When supporting change-makers, she is awe-inspired by the synergy of teamwork, the courage of vulnerable expression, the uplift of new perspectives, the choice towards alignment and the liberation that comes from living one’s heart truth. Her purpose is catalyzing transformation. For many years, Elizabeth has supported United Nations teams to strengthen their processes of learning, change and effectiveness. As a global citizen and advocate of social and eco-justice, Elizabeth has had the privilege of traveling to, working in or volunteering in over 80 countries. Elizabeth’s global experience is complemented by a Master of Arts (International Relations) degree, a diploma in Human Resource Management and certificates in Adult Education, Life Skills Facilitation, Empowerment Coaching and Shamanic Wisdom.http://www.bridgesglobal.net
Destiny Lines: Sacred Activism for Peacemaking and Ending Violence
Healing is Peacemaking
Rachel Mann PhD
sacred activist | healer | spiritual teacher | social scientist