Rachel Bagby is an award-winning author, vocal artist, educator and leadership/civic engagement consultant whose work and writing draws on four generations of her Mommaline’s praxis: growing food, medicine and resonant communities across diverse rural/urban, political, economic, spiritual and racialized ecosystems. Supported by the vibralingual backbeat born of being her drumming father’s daughter. Enriched by earning a Juris Doctor degree in law and social change at Stanford. Rooted in 30 years of mentoring women leaders to unleash their voices as instruments of compassionate change and 20+ years of breath-by-breath learning with the love of her life as founder/co-steward of Singing Farm Sanctuary. She has co-facilitated retreats at Garrison Institute, IMS, Omega Institute and Spirit Rock. Rachel is the author of Daughterhood and Divine Daughters: Liberating the Power and Passion of Women’s Voices, a collection of poetry, essays, fiction, music manuscripts and memoir. Her work has also been published in Ms. Magazine, Time, The Wall Street Journal, Yes! Magazine other periodicals, literary journals and several anthologies. She originated “dekaaz” (pronounced [deck-ahs]): a wisdom-catching poetry form that hones principles of nature, inquiries, and ahas into just 10 syllables of shareable insights that you consummate out loud.