Jalaja Bonheim, Ph.D.
Jalaja Bonheim, Ph.D. is an inspiring speaker, teacher, and one of the world’s foremost experts in the use of circle gatherings as a tool for empowering leaders and healing individuals and communities. Founder and visionary director of the Institute for Circlework, she has trained hundreds of circle leaders from every walk of life, including business executives, religious leaders, educators and activists. In Israel and Palestine, she works with Jewish and Arab women, inspiring them to serve as agents of peace in their communities. Jalaja Bonheim is the author of four books, including Aphrodite’s Daughters: Women’s Sexual Stories and the Journey of the Soul which explores the central role of sexuality in women’s spiritual journey and has changed the lives of thousands of women. Her new book Evolving Towards Peace: Awakening a New Consciousness for a New World will be published this year.