For more than three decades, Elizabeth Lesser has worked with leading figures in the field of healing self and society.

Why you should listen

Elizabeth Lesser is the co-founder of Omega Institute, the US’ largest lifelong learning center focusing on health, wellness, spirituality, creativity and social change. She’s the author of Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow and The Seeker’s Guide: Making Your Life a Spiritual Adventure. For more than 30 years Lesser has worked with leading figures in the fields of healing—healing self and healing society.

For the past ten years, Lesser has spearheaded Omega’s popular Women and Power conferences, renowned gatherings featuring women leaders, authors, activists and artists from around the world. In 2008 she helped Oprah Winfrey produce a ten-week online seminar based on Eckhart Tolle’s book A New Earth, viewed by more than 2 million people worldwide. Since then, she has appeared several times on the Oprah Winfrey television show and Oprah.com webcasts, and is an ongoing host on Oprah’s Soul Series, a weekly radio show on Sirius/XM.

What others say

"‘The Seeker’s Guide: Making Your Life a Spiritual Adventure’ provides toolboxes for the mind, heart, body and soul, and teaches meditation techniques you can practice to become more of who you are every day of your life." — Elisa Balabram, WomenandBiz.com

Elizabeth Lesser’s TED talks

Quotes from Elizabeth Lesser

Don’t persuade, defend or interrupt. Be curious, be conversational, be real. And listen.
Elizabeth Lesser
TEDWomen 2010 • 445K views Jan 2011
Inspiring, Persuasive
I’m deeply disturbed by the ways in which all of our cultures are demonizing the Other by the voice we’re giving to the most divisive among us.
Elizabeth Lesser
TEDWomen 2010 • 445K views Jan 2011
Inspiring, Persuasive
My years as a mystic have made me question almost all my assumptions. They’ve made me a proud I-don’t-know-it-all.
Elizabeth Lesser
TEDWomen 2010 • 445K views Jan 2011
Inspiring, Persuasive