Karen Ely is a speaker, facilitator, mentor, and author who helps women of all ages, incomes, and backgrounds to live to their full potential.
She is the founder and director of the Sedona Women’s Institute (previously called A Woman’s Way), one of the country’s premier women’s programs. Since 2003, the organization has offered hundreds of programs and touched the lives of thousands of women.
Karen is the author of Daring to Dream: Reflections on the Year I Found Myself, A Retreat of My Own, Breathing Space: Mini-Retreats for the Heart & Soul, 21 Days of Gratitude, and 21 Stepping Stones to a More Peaceful, Meaningful Life.
Karen is passionate about issues affecting women. During her 30-year career in the nonprofit sector, she worked in the fields of domestic violence and sexual assault, drug prevention, and welfare-to-work. Karen is an experienced facilitator with a commitment to assisting women in creating and living authentic lives of passion and joy.
April 29 - May 4, 2018
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