Miriam Robbins Dexter is a research scholar at the Center for the Study of Women at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is co-editor of Foremothers of the Women’s Spirituality Movement: Elders and Visionaries.
Pat Gohn is a Catholic author and speaker whose subject is often the spirituality and calling of Catholic women. She lives in the Boston area and is the author of Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious, Celebrating the Gift of Catholic Womanhood.
Susan Crawford Sullivan is an associate professor of sociology at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. She is the author of Living Faith: Everyday Religion and Mothers in Poverty. She teaches courses in sociology of religion; Catholic thought and social action; women, religion, and poverty; and families and societies.
Jenny Weisberg is a stay-home mother of eight children living in Jerusalem with her husband, a rabbi. She blogs about Jewish motherhood at JewishMom.com. Contact via her website.
Rabbi Leah Novick is the author of On the Wings of Shekhinah: Re-Discovering Judaism’s Divine Feminine. Shekhinah is a form of the divine feminine found in Judaism. She is Jewish renewal movement leader and lives in the Monterey, Calif., area.
This month, the Parliament of the World’s Religions will kick off its 2015 meeting with an “Inaugural Women’s Assembly.” Parliament organizers consider women’s spirituality key to its global movement for greater interfaith understanding.
Zsuzsanna Budapest — more commonly known as Z Budapest — is one of the founders of the revival of Earth-based, women-focused spirituality movement of the 1960s and 1970s. She is the author of more than a dozen books on women’s spirituality and Earth-based religions and teaches in San Francisco.
Elizabeth Dreyer is a professor of religious studies at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn. She is the editor of a series of books, Called to Holiness: Spirituality for Catholic Women.
Alka Arora is an assistant professor in women’s spirituality at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. She is an expert on women and spiritual-based activism and Buddhism.