Immense Grace Presents:
A Conversation on Intersectional Feminism
with Guru Jagat, Erika Rose, Victoria Moran,
Mariam Al Qassimi, Latham Thomas, Genevieve Roth, & Samia Khan
March 8, 2019
RA MA Institute New York
Guru Jagat, Founder and CEO RA MA Institute
Victoria Moran is an intuitive healer, life coach, poet, and a clinical psychologist.
Samia Khan is a storyteller who uses the power of media to raise issues of global significance. She is currently the Director of Partnerships at MediaStorm, an Emmy-award winning film and digital content studio. She works with brands, NGOs, and publications to create meaningful content that has impact. Her work has been featured on CNN, the New York Times, the New Yorker, the WSJ. Magazine, and the Atlantic, among others. Much of her work has focused on how visual culture represents people of color and whiteness. Her most recent film, “The Accidental Activist” had its world premiered at NYC Docs’. Samia has had the pleasure of interviewing many high-profile individuals, including Ai Weiwei, Reese Witherspoon, former First Lady Michelle Obama, and Oprah Winfrey. As an organizer and researcher, Samia has worked on myriad social justice issues, including immigrant rights, racial justice, and women’s rights. Samia has lived in Pakistan, Oman, Kuwait, China, Kenya and the U.S. and brings a global perspective to all of her work.
Mariam Al Qassimi is a Kundalini Yoga teacher. She has spent time deep in the Amazon rainforest learning from the Yawanawa spiritual tradition, and believes that healing is possible when humans reconnect to their natural environment. She studied Philosophy (King’s College London) and did a Masters in Gender Studies (SOAS). In her past work experience, she was at the Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi where she supported the largest mammalian reintroduction programme worldwide, of the Scimitar-horned Oryx, supporting its return back into the wild in Chad. She also lead the Jane Goodall’s Institute Roots & Shoots programme across her home country, the United Arab Emirates. She is a co-creator of Wild Roots Collective, a platform nurturing women’s connection to each other and the earth.
Genevieve is a consultant and communications specialist. She was the Director of Creative Engagement for the 2016 Hillary Clinton Presidential campaign. Previously, she was the executive director of Special Projects at Glamour Magazine and the producer of the Glamour Women of the Year Awards, which convenes and celebrates the world’s most remarkable female achievers. (Honorees include First Lady Michelle Obama, Her Majesty Queen Rania, President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Malala Yousafzai, and all the living female recipients of the Nobel Peace prize.) She co-founded The Girl Project, Glamour’s philanthropic initiative in support of girl’s education. Genevieve is an expert on the intersection of media, women’s empowerment, and social justice, and has worked to convene thought leaders on this topic in partnership with The White House and Let Girls Learn, the Caterpillar Foundation, the United Nations Global Goals project, The Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, Every Mother Counts and others. Genevieve is an Aspen Ideas Scholar, A Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Fellow and a New York Women in Communications Rising Star. She formerly served as Features Director at Marie Claire Australia and has held editorial positions at GQ and Esquire. Genevieve is a graduate of Emerson College and the Columbia Journalism School Publishing Course. Also, she is a born and raised Alaskan, which she feels is important for you to know.
Latham Thomas, aka Glow Maven is a celebrity wellness/ lifestyle maven and birth doula- transforming not only how women give birth to their babies, but how they give rise to the best version of themselves. Named one of Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul 100 – a enlightened group of leaders elevating humanity with their work- Latham is helping women embrace optimal wellness and spiritual growth as a pathway to owning their power. She is the founder of Mama Glow, a lifestyle brand and highly regarded website and women’s center in Brooklyn, NY, offering inspiration, education, and holistic services for expectant and new mothers. Mama Glow boasts a DOULA IMMERSION program that is globally recognized and attended by women from all corners of the USA and 6 continents. A graduate of Columbia University, Latham serves on the TUFTS University Nutrition Council as well as their board for Entrepreneurship. She is a two-time best-selling author. Latham’s highly anticipated second book, Own Your Glow: A Soulful Guide to Luminous Living and Crowning The Queen Within debuted September 26th, 2017, and is currently in its 4th reprint. Latham released her first meditation album with Sounds True last April called BEDITATIONS: Guided Meditations for Rest and Renewal. With clients including: Alicia Keys, DJ Khaled, Rebecca Minkoff and more, Latham is shifting the conversation about birth equity. Latham is leading a revolution in radical self-care supporting women everywhere in “mothering themselves first”.