Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD,
is a psychiatrist, Jungian analyst, author, speaker, advocate for a UN 5th World Conference on Women, former clinical professor of psychiatry at UCSF, and former board member of the Ms. Foundation.
In Jean Shinoda Bolen’s storytelling, myths come to life and archetypal themes resonate with our own lives. Such is the story of Atalanta: The Indomitable Spirit of Artemis. This is the title of Jean’s forthcoming book and the topic for this women-only weekend. Indomitable means untamed, unsubdued. It is the one-in-herself quality in girls and women who will not be victims, no matter what. Artemis is the goddess of the hunt and moon. She is the archetype of the sister and feminist, the Girl Scout, and the child who turns to Mother Nature and animals for strength and solace.
Jean Shinoda Bolen is a storyteller who brings mythic patterns to life in listeners and readers. Her book, Goddesses in Everywoman, has been published in more than thirty foreign translations. Gods in Everyman followed and completed the pantheon of Mt. Olympus — the gods and goddesses that are archetypes in all of us. These deities are expressed in relationships, family dynamics, and clinical symptoms.