‘The Role of Consciousness in Transformation-Women Leading the Way’ : Event on March 23

New York ( USA ): We extend a warm invitation especially for WOMEN on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 8:00am – 10:00am EST. This is a CSW 66 parallel event.

‘The Role of Consciousness in Transformation’ : Women leading the way


Judy Rodgers has studied Raj Yoga with the Brahma Kumaris for over twenty-five years and lives in a retreat center in the Catskill Mountains in New York. She studies consciousness and how the quality of our awareness affects what we think, see, do and how we engage with others. In 2009 she co-authored a book on altruism called Something Beyond Greatness. She has supported the Brahma Kumaris’ international Call-of-the-Time dialogues and retreats for leaders since 1998. By profession, Judy is a communications strategist and founder of Images and Voices of Hope, media as agents of world benefit.


BK Jayanti Kirpalani is Additional Administrative Head of the Brahma Kumaris. She is also the Director of Brahma Kumaris activities in Europe and the Middle East. As a spiritual teacher for over 50 years, she has dedicated her life to self-transformation and service to humanity. Sister Jayanti is main representative of the Brahma Kumaris to the UN in Geneva. She is the head of the BK delegation to the UNFCCC COP conferences. She continues to champion the co-operative role of spiritual organisations in creating a just and peaceful world, bringing spiritual principles to the discussion tables of politicians, economists, business leaders, scientists and nearly every stakeholder of our times.

Lisa Reefke has 20 years of professional experience working in and on different conflict settings in United Nations field operations — in Afghanistan, South Sudan, Burundi, Lebanon and Timor-Leste — and at United Nations Headquarters. Lisa joined the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in February 2019 as Deputy Chief of the Political Affairs Service.

Sbongile Nkosi is a Co-Executive Director of the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), a network for people living with HIV, run by people living with HIV. They engage with and support national and regional networks of people living with HIV to ensure that their global work is grounded in the local experiences and priorities of people living with HIV.

Please note: Translation will be available in French, Portugese and Spanish.

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