Meet the Author: Elizabeth Lesser

Author Bio and Details

Photo of Elizabeth Lesser

Elizabeth Lesser is the author of The Seeker’s Guide and the New York Times bestseller Broken Open. She is the cofounder of Omega Institute, recognized internationally for its workshops and conferences that focus on holistic health, psychology, spirituality, creativity, and social change. Prior to her work at Omega, she was a midwife and childbirth educator. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her family.

Books by Elizabeth Lesser


Love, Loss, and What Matters Most

Book cover image: Marrow: Love, Loss, and What Matters Most

In Marrow, a new memoir from the author of New York Times bestseller Broken Open, Elizabeth Lesser learns she is a perfect donor match for her sister Maggie, who needs a bone marrow transplant to survive cancer, a realization that sets the two women on a quest for understanding, authenticity, acceptance, and—most of all—love.  More »

  • Winner, Books for a Better Life Award, 2017

Doing Power Differently

Book cover image: Doing Power Differently

When women and men finally and fully share power we will all do power differently. The old story of power has wound its tentacles tightly around the beliefs and behaviors of humanity—men and women alike from all backgrounds and races and nations are caught in its web. While it's hard to change stories, people made them up in the first place, and people can change them. It takes…

Site Navigation