The Summit is a 5 Day Online Gathering that will weave compelling thought-leaders and edge-walkers from diverse fields to remember our ancient roots as we strive for a visionary future.
Writer / Animist / Author
Activist / Artist / Writer
Professor / Author / Activist
Engage in philosophical insights that challenge traditional thinking and encourage reflection.
Explore cutting-edge ideas presented by global artists, activists, philosophers, and wisdom keepers.
Take away practical, actionable insights from speakers' experiences.
Blend creativity and wisdom across disciplines for personal and collective growth.
Be part of a movement driving positive change, inspired by collective wisdom and shared visions.
Discover how these possibilities may shape the world to come and solve our biggest challenges.
Ignite your creativity by exploring the intersection of art, activism, and wisdom.
We are exploring the wisdom of the future generation through the prism of the 5 elements. Each one pointing towards a different and necessary path towards a regenerative culture.
Kai Cheng Thom
Trembling Open: Liberation Through Grief, Eros & Gender
Raffa Manacorda / ISTA
The Village Emergence Panel
Ceremonialist / Activist / Author
Stephen is a farmer, speaker and creator that focuses his efforts on teaching others the skills to remake human culture in this time of crisis. His understanding is rooted in the earth and history, shedding light on how we can embark on our path as future ancestors and partake of the spiritual work required.
Activist / Artist / Writer
Pat uses her voice to share about the path to global peace and healing of our culture. She draws upon the Indigenous sciences of Thriving Life to reframe questions about sustainability, balance and how we can support the next generation of humanity.
Professor / Author / Activist
Dr. Bayo is a celebrated speaker, post humanist thinker and intellectualist that has founded the Emergence Network as a planet-wide initiative to provide new ways to respond to the critical challenges we currently face as a species.
Author / Innovator / Creator
Jamie's work explores revolutionary ways to work and live that are in alignment with natural human needs and abilities. He is an expert in peak performance and leadership, weaving together aspects of culture, biology and psychology to create a more clear picture of how we can thrive in this modern world.
Activist / Artist / Futurist / Creator
Adah helps organizations and individuals develop innovative, cultural approaches to empower leaders to make a positive and lasting impact on the planet. She challenges conventional thinking and offers new approaches to business and leadership in her many speaking engagements including her TED Talk on Ancestorship.
Author / Philosopher
Charles creates intersectionality between topics like history, economics, spirituality and the environmental movement. He weaves together many threads, taking holistic perspective on the topic and crafting an inspiring narrative that echoes in the hearts of many.
Author / Poet / Somatic Educator
Kai is a non-binary trans woman and formal social worker, that infuses their unique experiences into compelling essays about how to fall back in love with being human. They believe that each person is born to reshape the world and uses the power of story to invoke cultural transformation, towards a world based on the wisdom of love.
Author / Futurist / Visionary
Daniel is a visionary writer that shares his insight on how we can transition our culture to the new consciousness paradigm and leave behind the materialist view of the world. His work explores how the current ecological crisis could be a rite of passage for our species, calling us to utilize the digital communication tools we currently have to craft a world that is more free, just and sustainable for all.
Babalawo / Healer / Visionary
Chief Oluwo Obafemi Fayemi Epega is a world-renowned Babalawo and the founder of O.I.D.S.I. (Obafemi Institute for the Divine & Universal Study of Ifa). He was initiated as a priest of Obatala in January 2004, and received his Tefa in February 2005 from the late Oluwo Dr. Afolabi Epega at the Epega Compound in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. He strongly believes that the restoration and preservation of African divine sciences and traditions can restore psychological balance and personal empowerment to all people.
Financial & Legal Expert / Visionary / Coach
Ali is a heart-centered lawyer and the CEO of Eyes Wide Open Collective, offering legal and financial education with a focus on a new economy counseling methodology. Her work aims to heal inheritance and create a new economic paradigm based on financial liberation and harmony with ourselves, each other, and the planet.
Tamera Leader / Love School Founder / Peace Worker
Benjamin, holistic peace activist and trained dancer/bodyworker, heads Tamera’s Institute for Global Peacework since ’98. Leading Grace Pilgrimages and co-founding the Global Love School, he fosters inner-outer balance. He is a proud father of five children.
Writer / Animist / Author
Sophie focuses her work on spirituality, storytelling and ecology, creating love stories that unite and inspire. Her poems, essays and books convey her reimaginings of past events from the perspective of a queer eco-feminist.
Guide / Community Activist / Healer
Gigi Coyle, a global community activist, mentor, and steward of land/water, has facilitated transformative gatherings in 20+ countries since 5th grade. At 74, she champions intergenerational projects for healing and co-founded Walking Water. Co-author of multiple works incl. ‘The Way of Council’.
Podcaster / Mythteller / Teacher
Joshua Michael Schrei, podcaster, mythteller, and teacher, delves into global cosmologies. With over 20 years of teaching and exploration, he champions imaginative vision through storytelling, music, and The Emerald Podcast, blending narrative and myth to explore the human experience.
Herbalist / Cultural Preserver / Healer
Ke'oni Hanalei is the founder of Pohala, a provider of esoteric Hawaiian botanical medicine and activist organization. He is connected with his lineage of over one thousand generations back and seeks to embody and honor the wisdom he has received from his pre-Polynesian ancestors. His work includes his podcast as a restoration project on the island of Māui following the aftermath of the horrific wildfires.
Bodyworker / Author / Doula
Kimberly Ann Johnson is a somatic experiencing practitioner, sexological bodyworker, birth doula, educator and author. She seeks to help women heal trauma, awaken their power, and feel at home in their bodies to start living life on their own terms.
Philanthropist / Researcher / Visionary
Liv is an astrophysics graduate, turned professional poker player,. In 2014 she co-founded Raising for Effective Giving, a research and advisory nonprofit that uses the philosophies and strategies of Effective Altruism to identify and raise money for the most globally impactful charities.
Visionary / Non-Violence Facilitator / Author
Miki Kashtan is a practical visionary pursuing a world that works for all based on principles and practices rooted in feminist nonviolence. She dreams of local and global systems based on care for the needs of the entire web of life. All she does is part of the Nonviolent Global Liberation community which functions fully on a gift basis with both money and all other resources.
Tantra Teacher / Author / Leader
Raffaello - Raffaello Manacorda, international Tantra teacher with 15+ years’ experience. MA in Philosophy, leads ISTA faculty, and co-creator of ISTA Practitioner Training. Currently pursuing Ph.D. in Wisdom Studies.
co-founder of Tamera
Sabine Lichtenfels is the author of many books, freelance theologian, peace activist and co-founder of Peace Research Center Tamera, Portugal. Her focus areas include international peace work, community knowledge, spiritual research, a new female consciousness, reconciliation between the genders, truth in love and eros. With her comprehensive knowledge and her radical commitment she is an ambassador for a global perspective for peace.