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This section of our website traces 20 years of our amazing organization's history from its very inception as an idea to where it is today!

On this page, we highlight the first Gather the Women Congress "Weaving a World that Works" held in 2003. The event was held at the Miyako Hotel in San Francisco, CA, and was attended by 289 women from around the world. Below is an audio excerpt of Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen's Keynote Address followed by two videos taken at the event. To go back to the very beginning of Gather the Women, click here to read Carol Hansen Grey's first-person account.

Listen to an excerpt of Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen's Keynote Address:

04 It is Time to Gather the WomenJean Shinoda Bolen
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