Electronic Journal from Sakyadhita USA
Issue No. 12 Fall 2016
Pamela Ayo Yetunde, J.D., M.A., Th.D., was the Frederick P. Lenz Foundation Visiting Scholar-in-Residence at University of the West, Fall, 2016. Ayo earned her Doctor of Theology in Pastoral Counseling degree from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA. She earned her M.A. in Culture and Spirituality from Holy Names University in Oakland, CA and her law degree from Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington. Ayo is a pastoral counselor in private practice, and has also worked in spiritual care in hospital, hospice, and mental health care settings. She is a Community Dharma Leader certified by Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA.
In this Issue:
Pamela Ayo Yetunda, Opening essay for the Issue
Caroline Netschert, Women and Poetry as a Tool for Liberation
Caroline Netschert, Three Poems
Rev., Dr. Tina Jitsujo Gauthier
Rev. Monica Sanford, Yes, And: Liberated Women for Women's Liberation
Dr. Victor Gabriel, Women and Chöd
Venerable Hau Tran, A Poem: Snow Lion Woman
Pamela Ayo Yetunde, Closing essay for the Issue
University of the West is a private, nonprofit, non-sectarian, co-educational university offering undergraduate, graduate, certificate and continuing education programs. UWest is located in Rosemead, CA, 15 miles east of Los Angeles.
The mission of University of the West is to:
In addition to serving as guest editor for Issue No. 12 of American Buddhist Women, Pamela Ayo Yetunde will be a keynote speaker at Sakyadhita USA's one-day conference on April 1, 2017, at University of the West in Rosemead, CA. The Theme of the conference is "Diversity in the Dharma: Buddhist Women Engage Race and Exclusionary Politics in America."
Get complete details and registration information about this important conference on the Announcements page of this issue.