Thank you! It was great to meet
at the FemmeQ Summit
Los Angeles

Embrace your feminine wisdom and intelligence to lead humanity toward a safer, more peaceful future.

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June 26-27, 2018


1200 S Hope St, Los Angeles





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It was wonderful to meet you all in Los Angeles and to retreat for 2 days at the Hudson Loft, exploring the questions we are most passionate about:

Can we imagine a society, which profoundly respects and honours the more subtle energy within the human nature – deep care, compassion, listening, intuition, connection and our inherent wisdom?

We all know that whether in politics, peace building, business or other areas these qualities have often been associated with weakness or frailty. At FemmeQ we believe that we need to fully integrate these more subtle qualities, which lie at the core of our being in women and men, to restore a balance between intellect and intuition, facts and feelings, reason and realism.

Once balanced with the masculine we produce another intelligence –  we call this intelligence FemmeQ.

We know that once we use FemmeQ to create a new level of consciousness we will unleash a new kind of creativity, which is so needed to solve the problems we face today.

If you agree – please feel welcome to join us!

  • This FemmeQ Summit was the best event I have ever been to. It has truly been life changing.

    Diana Jaffé

    Gender Maketing Expert &Author, Germany

  • FemmeQ feels like a much needed software update!

    Stefan Schurig

    Director Climate Energy & Cities World Future Council, Germany

  • There was so much intelligence in that room – it was just mind-blowing!

    Stephanie Kelly

    Coach & Author, A Quiet Revolution,

  • After these 2 days, I am blown away, inspired and energized! Ready to change the world.

    Sue Liderth

    Head of IT - Emerging Markets at ADIDAS

  • Every single person I met and spoke to was beyond inspiring and I am still talking about this event to everyone around me.

    Federica Ferro

    Entrepreneur, Author, Social Influencer

  • It was a great pleasure to be part of such a remarkable and impressive group of women experiencing FemmeQ London 2018. The conference is a unique opportunity to develop awareness, understanding and self-knowledge so that each participant can enhance their talents and abilities in order to flourish.

    Judy Piatkus

    Independent Consultant, Founder of ConsciousCafe, Entrepreneur, Female Keynote Speaker

  • FemmeQ felt like coming HOME. Actualy felt something for the first time deep within me,…and funny enough it’s best to discribe it like this…now i know what it means to be a woman.

    Masja Ottenheim

Our Global Forum of Panelists & Workshop Leaders

Learn from international experts in an intimate environment and in small groups

Meet the women and men who are forging a new frontier across all sectors of society by applying the Feminine Qualities in their field of expertise. These are the women and men who you will listen to, work with and be inspired by.

Scilla Elworthy

Gulalai Ismail

Peace Building

Deep Listening

When we apply the FQ quality of Deep Listening to the transformation of violent conflict, a civil war can be avoided, as Scilla Elworthy witnessed in South Africa--and suicide bombing can be prevented, as Gulalai Ismail discovered in NW Pakistan. We know that including a higher percentage of women negotiating peace agreements produces longer lasting results. Learn how to apply deep listening to de-escalating conflicts in your own life and work from three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Scilla Elworthy and human rights activist Gulalai Ismail.

Karen Lee Downes

Shelley Zalis

Geoff McDonald

Ted Ning

Business and Technology


When leaders embrace the quality of compassion to create a culture where the wellbeing of their people is paramount, business prospers. The corporate world has long made the false assumption that more time spent working equates to more productivity and more profits. The relentless pursuit of productivity and profit over employee wellbeing has led to growing rates of depression and burnout among American workers. Join global facilitator Karen Lee Downes, The Female Quotient CEO Shelley Zalis, health and sustainability consultant Ted Ning and Unilever's former Global VP of Human Resources, Geoff McDonald, to learn how to apply compassion and bring heart back to business to implement more humane, purposeful policies that help workers flourish.

Darshita Gillies

Sabra Williams

Sarah Eagle Heart

Governance & Politics


When we apply the FQ quality of inclusivity to governance and policy making, we get tangible results - we achieve a more equitable culture for the benefit of all, as in Angela Merkel’s refugee policy resulting in a million refugees integrated into German society. In 2004, Rwanda became the first country to elect more than 50% female members of parliament, where they immediately banished archaic patriarchal laws preventing women from owning land and passed a monumental bill to prevent gender-based violence. Join Sarah Eagle Heart, an executive focused on education and advocacy on behalf of Indigenous peoples, organizational leadership facilitator Darshita Gillies and restorative justice advocate Sabra Williams to discover how to apply inclusivity to ensure that the voiceless have a say in the direction of society.

Alexandra Feldner

Kathleen Man Gyllenhaal

Stephen Gyllenhaal

Kathy Eldon



Extreme, graphic violence in films and video games perpetuates the acceptance of physical and emotional abuse in our societies. When we apply the FQ quality of Integrity we see films that evoke a more humane and interconnected future. This in turn can inspire us to take action in our communities. Join filmmakers Kathleen Man Gyllenhaal and Stephen Gyllenhaal, Kathy Eldon and FemmeQ Founder Alexandra Feldner to discuss the profound impact Integrity can have in the stories we create on-screen--and in turn the stories we create in the world.

Ebony Haley

Lauren Rinkey

Rebecca Day

Ione Butler



Millennials now make up one third of the US workforce. They yearn to work for businesses who are concerned about the impact they have on the world. They want to be treated fairly and respectfully, they seek to form positive connections with colleagues and feel proud of what they do. Such workplaces exhibit strong feminine qualities and will be the corporations that will prosper in the future. Join Lauren Rinkey, Adjunct Professor at USC Marshall School of Business, Ebony Haley, Program Director REVOLT Music Conference, Rebecca Day, Masters in Int. Dev. & Business Consultant, Ione Butler, Actress & Founder of

Alexandra Feldner

Ian Mackenzie

Robert Schwenkler

Suzanne Anderson

HommeQ & FemmeQ

Balancing the masculine with the feminine

The ways we currently approach issues such as climate change, social inclusion, mental health and conflict, to just name a few, are stuck in old-world patriarchal thinking. Understanding the importance of feminine qualities is critical if we are to move away from this mindset to change the destructive path we are on. But what will it take for us—-especially men-- to overcome the stigma of embracing and applying feminine intelligence? And how can we incorporate productive masculine qualities while still being authentic to our purpose as changemakers? Join Suzanne Anderson who is a scholar and researcher in the fields of the Deep Feminine Wisdom, men's leadership facilitator Robert Schwenkler, multimedia storyteller Ian MacKenzie and FemmeQ Founder Alexandra Feldner as we explore the many ways to balance the masculine and feminine wisdom in our hearts and in the world.

What to expect?

Watch this 2 minute video and get a better sense of what this event is all about!

What you will learn from your 2-day experience

Stand tall

Shifting from a reactive approach to crisis - to taking responsibility by bringing vision, inspiration and purpose to every endeavor.

Become whole

Shifting from “toughening up” - to using our full human potential of the feminine and the masculine qualities in service to human wellbeing and business prosperity.


Shifting from resignation and cynicism - to empowered engagement and leadership.


Shifting from burnout and overwhelm - to mindfully addressing systemic dysfunctions that arise from increasing pressures and demands.


Engage with a caring community that will support you to feel empowered in your agency and authority in the world


Join the conversation that will enable the connectivity of diverse groups; cross genders, cultures and countries that is needed to create an exponential shift in consciousness and change in systems and structures that is so needed today.

Summit Schedule

Day 1

The morning of Day One will begin with a meditation to help us center ourselves, focus on the issues at hand, and be open to new ideas. We'll engage with changemakers from around the world through inspiring talks, moving performances, and lively panel discussions. After our lunch break, we'll convene for a series of workshops led by FemmeQ pioneers. You’ll choose 2 of 4 workshops offered: 1 from Session 1 and 1 from Session 2.

Day 2

We'll begin Day Two with another meditation to help us integrate the lessons we've learned so far. Then we'll continue the work we started in our workshops the day before. After lunch, you will have the opportunity to work in small groups with our FemmeQ pioneers to develop strategies for putting your ideas for applying FemmeQ into action. We'll end the event with a conversation on how to build momentum around the FemmeQ movement, and what you can do to spread the word and inspire others to take part. Then we celebrate our new-found connections and inspiration through food, drink and dance!

Meet our Panelists & Facilitators

These are the women and men who you will listen to, work with and be inspired by

Founder The Business Plan for Peace, The Mighty Heart & Co-founder FemmeQ. Scilla is a three times Nobel Peace Prize nominee for her work with Oxford Research Group to develop effective dialogue between nuclear weapons policymakers worldwide and their critics.

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Co-Founder FemmeQ. Karen has worked for over three decades as a social entrepreneur, activist for systemic change, and business consultant. She has designed and led development programmes for leaders and their teams, across all sectors of society, applying the feminine principle.

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Co-Founder FemmeQ, Change Maker, Creative Director – Sectors: Personal Branding, Community Building, Films for Change, Inner Work, Feminine Leadership (London – Berlin)

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Stand4Peace Co-Founder and HeartMath Certified Trainer. Former Executive / adidas, FILA, Under Armour, Beyond Yoga. Sector: Sport & Wellness Industry, Mentorship, Connector, Positive Activist, Host of FemmeQ LA (Los Angeles).

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Ex Global Vice President for Human Resources /Unilever, Founder of Minds @ Work. Sectors:Purposeful Leadership, Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace (London)

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Executive Coach, Speaker & Facilitator – Sector: Global-System Integration, Leadership Development, Emerging Technologies, Finance and Strategy, Planetary Sustainability (London)

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Writer/ Film Director ( of a diverse body of award-winning dramas and documentaries, including “In Utero”) Social Activist & Change Maker, Mother (Los Angeles, Hawai)

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Film & TV Director, Producer, Writer, Poet – Therapist (Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, trained in Norway & Munich, using the IoPT method. (Los Angeles)

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Founder & CEO The Female Quotient. Sectors: Corporate Leadership, Equality, Gender Gap, Wage Gap, Girl’s Lounge, Women’s Empowerment (Los Angeles)

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Actress, Speaker, Activist – Sector: Arts-based advising- for Foundations, Prisons Systems, Universities, National, State & Local Politicians and Governmental Departments (Los Angeles, London)

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Actress, Millennial, Entrepreneur & Founder of Upliftingcontent Sector: Media, Communications, Eduvation, Film, Mental Health (London, Los Angeles)

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Award-winning filmmaker & media activist, Facilitator Sector: Film Making, Activism, uncovering and amplifying stories of the emerging paradigm, Crowdfunding (Vancouver)

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Founder of Aware Girls, Peace Activist, Social Activist, “International Humanist of the Year” Award Sector: Women’s Empowerment, Human Rights and bringing every girl to school. (Pakistan)

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Psychologist, Executive Coach, Author, International Speaker, Founder of The Mysterial Woman Initiative Sector: Psychology, Transformative Learning, Human Potential, The Deep Feminine (Seattle)

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Coach, Change Agent, Founder of the Brotherhood Men’s Leadership Community & the podcast series “Reclaiming Male Role Models”. Robert leads men’s workshops internationally. (Los Angeles)

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Founder of Haley Consulting Group. Working along side Grammy Winners & Nominees, Award winning actors &
actresses – Sector: Music, TV, Business (Los Angeles)

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Rebecca is committed to bring a deep sense of wonder and curiosity to the world and harnessing the power of stories to shape a new narrative for ourselves and our future. She believes that through the power of speaking and listening, we can begin to hear each other in new ways and create different pathways forward, together. 

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Adjunct Professor at USC Marshall School of Business, Brand Architect, Experience Designer & Business development expert Sector: Investment and Consumer Brand Ecosystems (Los Angeles)

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CEO The Bodhi Tree, Change agent, Trend spotter Sector: Environment, Social and Wellness Innovations at corporations (Los Angeles)

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Author, Speaker & Founder of Creative Visions – Sectors: Films for Change, Film and Television Production (Los Angeles)

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Member of the Oglala Lakota Nation, CEO of Native Americans in Philanthropy, Internationally accomplished executive focused on Education & Advocacy on behalf of Indigenous peoples. (Los Angeles)

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Transformational Coach, Creative Producer, former World-Class Sailor, Sector: Social Innovation Labs, Large-Scale Community Art Projects, Dance, Art, Film & Healing (Los Angeles, Quebec)

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Corporate Sales Executive, Building High performance teams. Sector: Feminine Leadership, Embodiment, Wellbeing, Shamanism, Indigenous Wisdom, Sensuality (Berlin)

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Who should attend this conference







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Please note: because we want all attendees to have the opportunity to interact with our speakers, there are only 200 seats available for this event.


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THE BOND Screening & Discussion with Kathleen & Stephen Gyllenhaal

Join us for the first screening of THE BOND in Los Angeles and meet the directors

THE BOND, designed for expectant parents, brings together experts from IN UTERO* and the experiences of four women to gently weave a narrative of excitement, fear, drama and hard science that for the first time in a film delivers simple and clear answers on how to approach what is without question the most important time in all of our lives. THE BOND explores solutions that are informed by science, the experience of practitioners and doctors in the field, and the affirmation of common sense and love.

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How do I know this event is for me?

If you feel called to rather act than endure the poor state of our planet and humanity. If reading the news and feeling depressed is not an option anymore. If you are longing to take a stand. If you are ready to emerge in a deep process of connecting to your femininity.

What is unique about this event?

You have the opportunity to learn from international experts in an intimate environment and in small groups. Our speakers are highly skilled, their experience covers business expertise, deep inner work and spiritual practice.

What will be the personal outcome for me?

You will connect with your deep feminine wisdom and qualities in a new way. You will learn how to build and lead a conscious business, the essentials of Profiling and Presentation and Engaging & Enabling a supportive community.

How will I be able to integrate what I learned into my everyday life?

You will now be part of the FemmeQ Community, which means that you can participate in our individual coaching and online gatherings as well as support yourself with our webinars and online seminars.

Why is this so needed in the world today?

We are living in challenging times. We are living in a world full of opportunities. Together we have impact and power to make changes. Learn from women and men who made a real difference in the world and how this changed their personal lives.

About practicalities!

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The Venue

In friendly cooperation with the Hudson Loft

Hudson Loft

1200 S Hope St,
Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

Once the area headquarters for the Hudson Motor Co., Hudson Loft is now a premiere Los Angeles event and film shooting location, full of natural light and exquisite architectural details.

In addition to assembling in the 14,000 square foot indoor space, we’ll also have access to the rooftop where we can enjoy panoramic views of the city.

Hudson Loft is located two blocks east of the Staples Center and LA Live.