‘A Renaissance of Our Own’ – The Power of Reimagining with Rachel Cargle
Inspired by her highly-anticipated debut book A Renaissance of Our Own, activist, entrepreneur, and innovator Rachel Cargle shares her personal transformation from a small-town Christian wife to an incisive queer feminist voice of a generation. In this empowering and uplifting talk, Cargle reveals the tools she used to create this powerful shift in her life, inspiring audiences of all kinds to reimagine a life and a world that is full of possibility.
Entrepreneurship: Building a Sustainable Business
Public academic, writer, and entrepreneur Rachel Cargle is a philanthropic innovator and thought leader in cultivating groundbreaking organizations and spaces that challenge traditional company models. Cargle offers audiences of all kinds insights and practical takeaways for building values-aligned and sustainable businesses that reflect their mission statements in this impactful talk.
Turning Fear into Inspiration
Heralded as a spiritual leader for our times, public academic and writer Rachel Cargle is a ground-breaking philanthropic innovator, sought after for her profound insights about creativity and connection in an uncertain world. Through her actionable insights, Cargle inspires individuals and organizations to build creative and spiritual rituals to overcome obstacles and thrive.
Mental Health & Wellness
Philanthropic innovator, writer, and thought leader Rachel Cargle is the Founder and President of The Loveland Foundation, Inc., a non-profit offering free therapy to Black women and girls. Sought after for her expertise as a public academic in breaking down societal expectations, their impacts on wellness, and her skillful intersectional analysis, Cargle shares insights about the challenges and opportunities facing individuals and organizations looking to create communities of support.
Unpacking White Feminism
In her signature lecture, Rachel Cargle explores the history of feminism through the lens of race. Uncover layers of unlearned details, revealing the problematic effects that white-centered activism has had on the past and present of the feminist movement and action items you can take to be more intentional and inclusive.
Rachel Cargle: Moderator and Host of Restorative and Impactful Conversations
Public academic, philanthropic innovator, and thought leader Rachel Cargle is a sought-after moderator and host for nuanced conversations on some of today’s most important issues. Drawing on her background as a ground-breaking entrepreneur and mental wellness advocate, Cargle facilitates profound and restorative conversations that have a major impact on audiences of all kinds.
Activist, entrepreneur, and philanthropic innovator Rachel Cargle’s debut book ‘A Renaissance of Our Own’ is a transcendent guide to self-transformation
RACHEL CARGLE is a highly lauded modern voice in feminism and racial justice, and her work as a thought leader in the spaces of social justice and equity, intersectional feminism, mental health awareness, and accessible learning are undeniable. Now, Cargle has offered a deeply personal an insightful testament to the power of reimagining – as a tool to dismantle frameworks and systems that no longer serve us, while building new ones that do.
Cargle’s highly-anticipated debut book A Renaissance of Our Own: A Memoir & Manifesto on Reimagining has already received resounding praise – Elle has called it “Dazzling — a loving, bold tale of imagination, bravery, and radical action in the face of injustice” and Booklist gave it a starred review, writing: “Cargle’s self-help memoir is highly recommended for DEI and LGTBQ+ collections and women of all ages who want to renew and rethink their purpose in life.” In A Renaissance of Our Own, Cargle provides the very tools and prompts she used to unearth her own truth, giving audiences the blueprint for reimagining the way we live, work, and fulfill our highest callings.
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Rachel Cargle is an Akron, Ohio born writer, entrepreneur, and philanthropic innovator. Her work and upcoming book with Penguin Random House centers the reimagining of womanhood, solidarity, and self, and how we are in relationship with ourselves and one another. In 2018, she founded The Loveland Foundation, Inc., a non-profit offering free therapy to Black women and girls.
Her umbrella company, The Loveland Group, houses a collection of Rachel’s social ventures including The Great Unlearn - a self-paced donation-based learning community; The Great Unlearn for Young Learners – an online learning space for young folks launching in 2022; and Elizabeth’s Bookshop & Writing Centre – an innovative literacy space designed to amplify, celebrate, and honor the work of writers who are often excluded from traditional cultural, social, and academic canons.
Cargle and her work have been featured in The New York Times, InStyle, Glamour, Huffington Post, The Washington Post, The New Yorker and Forbes. She is a regular contributor to The Cut, Atmos, and Cultured Magazine. Rachel lives & loves in Brooklyn, New York.