Our Call & Invitation

Our WOMENwise Community is a call and invitation for us to enter into conscious partnerships and co-creative synergies, based on respect and appreciation for the feminine and masculine principles rooted in Wisdom.

As a community we are committed to embody and practice this, personally and professionally. As Custodians for this Wisdom, we seed this into the Heart of our economic, political, cultural, and social systems.

We are each committed to the deeper shift that is required for the Good of the Whole ~ individually and as a collective of people and organisations.

We understand that our collective Thriveability rests on the quality of our relationships with each other ~ Ubuntu.

As WOMENwise Custodians we lead this shift in our societies. We, therefore, invite the men to walk this journey with us ~ in conscious relationship.  We honour their MENwise Custodianship as equal partners in this healing shift for the flourishing of our World and Future.

WOMENwise Team

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Anneloes Smitsman

WOMENwise Custodian & Founder

Anneloes Smitsman, (Ph.D(c), LLM), is the Founder & CEO of EARTHwise Centre. She is a published author, storyteller, visionary, legal strategist, educator, trainer, and system developer for transformational change and whole system learning & innovation. Her unique training programs, teachings, and wisdom-based methodologies have empowered people and organisations from around the world to develop, optimize and actualise their true potential by accessing more directly our collective intelligence and wisdom. She is the author of Love Letters from Mother Earth, a collection of 13 Letters in the voice of our Earth Mother for the actualization of our collective wisdom potentials. Read More>>

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Justine Page

WOMENwise Custodian & Co-Founder

Justine Page, (BA), is a consultant, coach, facilitator, and public speaker, with over 20 years of multinational and multicultural experience, in marketing, branding and personal development. Her passion is transforming individuals and companies from the inside out through the empowering process of connecting people with their essence and their true potential. As a former executive at one of the world leading advertising and marketing company in New York, she has experience with international brands, blue chip companies and award winning campaigns. She has worked and lived in ten countries across five continents. Read More>>

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Geeta Virahsawmy

WOMENwise Leadership Team

Geeta Virahsawmy is a professional training and events organiser, with experience in international conferences, and has extensive experience in business management and partnership development. She is a member of the WOMENwise Leadership Team, from where she leads the development of  the WOMENwise Collaboratories & Partnerships in Mauritius. She is passionate about creating organisational trust, and empowering women and men by generating a more inclusive and fair workplace for women in business and society at large. Read More>>

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Ingrid Frints

WOMENwise Council - the Netherlands

Ingrid Frints is a Custodian of Het Mergelhuys, an old limestone house in the Netherlands, where people can organise training, workshops and meetings. The house has an energy that gives instant relaxation and inspiration. She loves to open the doors for the business guests who enjoy the atmosphere. Furthermore, she can increasingly feel the Call to bring into form, together with others, a society where the Heart is central and leading. In such a way that each step that one takes may serve one’s own flourishing as well as the whole. Read More>>

Our Community

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Kurt Barnes

MENwise Custodian

Dr. Kurt Barnes is a Co-Founder & Director of EARTHwise Centre, and a senior psychologist with extensive professional experience working with individuals and organizations from all levels of society in Mauritius and internationally. He is an international psycho-social expert and has worked in this capacity among migrants in Africa, providing training and consultancy to improve their living conditions and eco-psychological health. He carried out this work with knowledge regarding implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to these issues. He worked for many years as well in Europe and North America. He is also a Naturopathic Physician and applies this with his specialisation in psychology, psychotherapy & bio-feedback. Read More>>

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Alexander Laszlo

MENwise Custodian

Alexander Laszlo, Ph.D., is the 57th President and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS), Director of the Doctoral Program in Leadership and Systemic Innovation at ITBA, Argentina, and former Director of the Doctoral Program in Management at the Graduate School of Business Administration & Leadership (EGADE-ITESM), Mexico. As Professor of Systems Science and Evolutionary Development, he currently teaches on evolutionary leadership, collaboration, and systems thinking at a variety of MBA and Doctoral programs internationally, and serves as President of the Honorary Board of Advisors of the World Complexity Science Academy (WCSA). Read More>>

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EARTHwise Centre

EARTHwise Centre is a wisdom-based enterprise providing custodianship, leadership, value-creation, regenerative design, capacity development, holistic education, and vision development for our collective flourishing and actualisation.

We support organizations to raise their standards, and develop internal capacity and leadership for ecological value creation and thriveability. We bring the heart back into our human activities and networks. We bridge from the collective unconscious with intuitive intelligence to appropriate action, for the Good of the Whole.

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Good of the Whole

GOOD of the WHOLE‘s shared purpose is to contribute to a shift in mass consciousness and the dominant worldview of fear, scarcity and separation to love, abundance and wholeness.  We advocate and support an ethos of love and wholeness as the transformative and foundational principles that inform the fundamental character, spirit, beliefs, customs and practices of our culture.  We cultivate an enduring, unified expression and embodied, felt experience of humanity’s inherent unity, wholeness and creative potential in order to inspire and activate others to remember their individual wholeness and serve that wholeness through the collective greater good of others and the planet