Equip Yourself for These Times

This crucial moment in history demands restoring faith in our humanity. The Institute for Global Leadership specializes in helping people and institutions navigate and change resistant systems — in the workforce, in the community and in national and global settings. For example, read about the Institute’s work to date in response to the need for a global security system as presented in an invited speech at the Hague Appeal for Peace in 1999.

Virginia Swain founded the Institute in response to the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Drawing on her experience in New York during the World Trade Center attacks and 25 years’ experience in the United Nations conceiving, developing and training Reconciliation Leaders, she perceived a deep-seated need to offer Reconciliation Leaders and a Global Mediation and Reconciliation Service to the USA and wider world.

As we take up the gauntlet to work with others to restore faith in humanity, we are given another chance through an intervention of a Phoenix rising from the ashes of ground zero in Virginia’s dream the night of 9/11.  After 17 years of sitting with the Phoenix in meditation, Virginia invites you to learn why we are here on the earth right now and what we can do to be of service in partnership and collaboration with others so that we can creatively participate in co-creating our destiny.  To learn about the Phoenix to end war after World War II in the UN Security Council, click here. 

Those actions to restore faith in humanity include:

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We invite you to join us to reexamine your mission, learn new skills and develop a broad worldview in this crossroad moment of institutional, social, ecological and economic global history. We’ve been restoring faith in humanity in the United Nations since 1991.

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