Faculty Coordinator: Rebecca Alcock
There is no chance for the welfare of the world unless the condition of women is improved. It is not possible for a bird to fly with one wing.
Shrii P. R. Sarkar
The Women’s Studies faculty began its formation at the 2008 AMGK Conference in Sweden. This faculty hopes to develop courses for the purpose of helping to liberate women in the physical, psychic, emotional, social, economic, creative and spiritual realms. This will enhance the dignity and sanctity of women through personal development, social engagement and service and will help women to take their place in society so that balance is restored.
Future curriculum hopes to address the following areas:
- Self-development (physical, emotional, social, spiritual philosophy and practice, ethical development, NH, service, – and in intellectual level- and in creative development
- Personal Story; Prana Dharma, exploration of womens Prana Dharma from other cultures
- Research on the role women and their history; in context of: religion, arts, science, anthropology, family, different cultures, agriculture , business, politics, etc. (studying these over periods of time and seeing changes in historical periods and in different cultures/spaces)
- Women in history; hidden contributions of women, women in mythology, biographical, building inspiration through an accurate history of womens contribution
- Subordination and liberation of women in history
- Psychology of women, including Bio-Psychology, social, developmental, individual psychology
- Intergenerational, intercultural, interdisciplinary dynamics
- Inter-personal studies/dynamics of relationships
- Exploration of contemporary social challenges specific to women (study, rational analysis, research)
- Independent research
- Women’s role in helping society to move together (Coordinated Cooperation)
- Women’s health
- Social Cycle applied to women’s studies (women in social dynamics)
- Engendering empowered futures for women
You are invited to participate in the development of this faculty.