Nature, Culture and the Sacred: A Woman Listens for Leadership

We are excited to announce that the second edition of Nina’s book, Nature, Culture and the Sacred: A Woman Listens for Leadership, is now available to order!

Bioneers co-founder Nina Simons offers inspiration and guidance for anyone who aspires to grow into their own unique form of leadership with resilience and joy.

As a special offer to the Rise Up Rooted Symposium, Nina Simons is excited to share the essay, “On Writing Nature, Culture, and the Sacred: A Woman Listens for Leadership.”

Informed by her extensive experience with multicultural women’s leadership development, Simons replaces the old patriarchal leadership paradigm with a more feminine-inflected style that illustrates the interconnected nature of the issues we face today. Sharing moving stories of women around the world joining together to reconnect people, nature and the land—both practically and spiritually—Nature, Culture & the Sacred is necessary reading for anyone who wants to learn from and be inspired by women who are leading the way towards transformational change by cultivating vibrant movements for social and environmental justice.

Nature, Culture & the Sacred: A Woman Listens for Leadership, a Gold Nautilus Award for Women in the 21st Century and the recipient of a Silver Nautilus Award for Social Change & Racial Justice, is now available for purchase on

The world seems to be divided into two kinds of people—those who divide everything into two, and those who don’t. Reading Nature, Culture and the Sacred is a step toward melting this false division into “feminine” and “masculine,” and allowing each of us to become fully human again and at last.
Gloria Steinem, Co-founder of Ms. Magazine

In Nature, Culture and the Sacred Nina Simons has woven a compelling and honest tapestry of hard-earned personal and collective wisdom, honoring the earth and igniting the revolutionary ways of women. It’s a book as much about the inside as it is about the outside, exploring where and how they can meet for a sustainable future.
V, formerly Eve Ensler, founder of V-Day and author of The Vagina Monologues

Check out Moonrise: The Power of Women Leading from the Heart – another timely title from Nina Simons and Bioneers, currently being used in classes on women’s leadership, diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice.

Nina Simons is excited to share an introduction to her book Moonrise: The Power of Women Leading from the Heart.

NINA SIMONS, Chief Relationship Officer of Bioneers, is a social entrepreneur passionate about reinventing leadership, restoring the feminine, and co-creating a healthy and equitable future for all life on Earth. An advocate for social and environmental healing and recipient of the Goi Peace Award and Robert Rodale award, she speaks and teaches internationally on leadership and transformational social change and is dedicated to the value of creating truly diverse collaborations and connections among issues, leaders and movements.

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