Riane Eisler is internationally known for her bestseller The Chalice and The Blade, now in 23 foreign editions and her newest book, The Real Wealth of Nations – hailed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu as “a template for the better world we have been so urgently seeking”. Her other books include Sacred Pleasure, The Power of Partnership, and Tomorrow’s Children.

She is President of the Center for Partnership Studies,  and her most recent focus is on developing new social and economic measurements for sustainability, equity, and long-term economic success as we shift from the industrial to the post-industrial era.

Dr. Eisler keynotes conferences worldwide, with venues including invitations by Rita Suessmuth, President of the German Parliament, and Vaclav Havel, President of the Czech Republic.

She has received many honors, including honorary Ph.D. degrees, the Alice Paul ERA Education Award, and the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation’s 2009 Distinguished Peace Leadership Award, and is in the award-winning book Great Peacemakers as one of 20 leaders for world peace, along with Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, and Martin Luther King.