“We live in a world of apparent contradictions that are meant to dance with each other, and not to be polarised. It certainly seems like a time for leaving binaries behind.” Nina Simons


E162 – Amisha Ghadiali and Nina Simons on Leadership, Community and Reciprocity Embracing All That We Are


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How do we shift culture and guide the change?

“We live in a world of apparent contradictions that are meant to dance with each other, and not to be polarised. It certainly seems like a time for leaving binaries behind.” Nina Simons

In this season’s final episode Nina Simons, award winning social entrepreneur, visionary thinker and co-founder of Bioneers speaks with Amisha, founder and host of ‘all that we are’, this podcast & global community platform exploring the weave between activism, the sacred, creativity & regeneration. Amisha is a leadership mentor, author and experienced facilitator with a gift of bringing people into connection with themselves, each other and the Earth. She creates brave, tender and inclusive spaces and has hosted many retreats. workshops and rituals around the world. Her book “Intuition” published by DK Books is out now.

Amisha and Nina talk about the importance of transforming cultures of oppression by creating thriving and non-judgemental communities rooted in reciprocity, adaptability and creativity. Amisha reveals the deeper layers and challenges of what it takes to flourish the ‘all that we are’ podcast and community whilst wholeheartedly leaning into these values. She shares a compelling invitation to join ‘all that we are’ membership; a way for each one of us to be proactive in the cultural transformations we crave and so urgently need across the globe.

They explore how new forms of leadership are cultivating our sense of agency, our intuition and the diversity of our personal gifts laying the foundations for entirely new economies and networks; hybrids that are guided by philosophies and sciences of indigenous cultures, nature’s wisdom and traditional Western systems. We learn that listening to our gifts and tending to our vulnerabilities, creativity, self-care and trusting our intuition is a way to engage with persistent crisis and with our communities that let’s us embrace all that we are.

“There’s that beautiful opportunity to get to know other parts of ourselves. When we open into that space, we find some real power. Something really happens when we bring all of those parts of ourselves and really embody more of our wholeness.” Amisha Ghadiali artwork: Rob Woodcox


Nina Simons is an award winning social entrepreneur and visionary thinker. In 1990, she co-founded Bioneers with her husband and partner, Kenny Ausubel and is now Chief Relationship Strategist. As cofounder, she created the Everywoman’s Leadership program, and has helped to lead years of identifying, gathering and disseminating breakthrough innovations that reveal a positive and life-honoring future that’s within our grasp. A social entrepreneur passionate about reimagining leadership, rebalancing social and gender equity, she works towards healing relations with ourselves, each other, and the Earth. She co-edited Moonrise: The Power of Women Leading from the Heart, and authored Nature, Culture, and the Sacred: A Woman Listens for Leadership, being released as a second edition in June 2022 — which has won awards in the categories of women’s studies and intersectionality and racial justice. Throughout her remarkable career spanning the nonprofit, social entrepreneurship, corporate, and philanthropic sectors, Nina has worked with nearly a thousand diverse women leaders across disciplines, race, class, age, orientation, and more to create conditions for mutual learning and leadership development.  She produces and speaks at large-scale events to work intimately to help small, diverse groups of women leaders knit together to strengthen each other’s work pursuing intersectional healing and ecological justice. 

Amisha Ghadiali is the founder of ‘all that we are’ fka The Future Is Beautiful – which she started in 2010. She is a leadership mentor, author and experienced facilitator with a gift of bringing people into connection with themselves, each other and the earth. She has hosted many retreats. workshops and rituals around the world. She creates brave, tender and inclusive spaces for our hearts unfolding, healing and embrace of our wildness. Her book “Intuition” published by DK Books is out now. She hosts the ‘all that we are’ podcast.

To connect or work with Nina, visit ninasimons.com

To connect or work with Amisha, visit amisha.co.uk


artwork: unknown

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