William Keepin, PhD is co-founder of the Satyana Institute and the Gender Reconciliation International project, which has organized more than 100 workshops and trainings in nine countries for social healing between women and men. Keepin has studied and practiced intensively in Eastern and Western spiritual disciplines for 35 years, and immersed himself in contemplative practices from the Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, and Sufi traditions. His spiritual mentors include Father Thomas Keating (Christian), Swami Ambikananda (Hindu), Jestunma Tenzin Palmo (Buddhist), Llewellyn Vaughan Lee (Sufi), Sr. Lucy Kurien (Christian), and Ravi Ravindra (Hindu/interfaith).
Keepin is a mathematical physicist, social activist, and environmental scientist whose research on sustainable energy and global warming influenced international environmental policy. He was a whistleblower in nuclear science policy, and presented testimony to the US House of Representatives and the parliaments of Australia and several European countries. He holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics, M.S. in mathematical physics, M.A. in East-West psychology, and an honorary doctorate in Spirituality and Social Change (from the California Institute of Integral Studies). Keepin has over 40 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, and his previous books include: Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation between Women and Men (Hohm Press, 2007), co-author of Women Healing Women (Hohm Press, 2009), and co-editor of Song of the Earth: A Synthesis of the Scientific and Spiritual Worldviews (Permanent Publications, UK, 2012).
Rev. Cynthia Brix, MA, M.Div, PhD (hon) is co-director of Satyana Institute and co-founder of the Gender Reconciliation International project, which has organized more than 100 workshops and trainings in nine countries for healing and reconciliation between women and men. She is an ordained interfaith minister and was formerly campus minister at the University of Colorado for United Ministries of Higher Education. Cynthia holds an M.A. in wellness management and gerontology, M.Div. from Iliff School of Theology, and an honorary doctorate in Spirituality and Social Change from the California Institute of Integral Studies (May, 2015). Cynthia co-chaired with the Dean of Ball State University the Race Relations Committee for the City of Muncie, Indiana. She organized an international conference and produced a DVD video from this conference in 2009 entitled Cultivating Women’s Spiritual Mastery. Cynthia is co-author of Women Healing Women (Hohm Press, 2009), and contributing author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation between Women and Men (Hohm Press, 2007).