Virginia “Gigi” Coyle has served as a community activist wherever she is, a council trainer wherever called, and a life passage guide and trainer with many individuals and organizations. She is learning to be an elder, and serving on such councils for The Ojai Foundation, Youth Passageways, European Council Network, and Weaving Earth… She was recently described “as a field catalyst of moments and long-lasting commitments to heart’s truth of self, circle and life.” She has contributed extensively in the area of citizen diplomacy, women’s empowerment, and the healing ways with money. Founder of the alliance, Beyond Boundaries, (gobeyondboundaries.org) she is devoted to inter-generational pilgrimages and projects of prayer, action and service. She more recently co-founded Walking Water to be part of restoring relations thru water as life and ancestral home. Co-author of The Way of Council, waysofcouncil.net and The Box, Remembering the Gift.