Internationally recognised activist, scholar, and director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Ecology, Vandana Shiva, was the keynote speaker at The J. Jobe and Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Lecture on the April 27th, 2017. This lecture series brings renowned women from around the world to the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to speak on contemporary issues of global significance. Shiva’s speech, which can be watched in full, headlined the 2nd Annual 4W Summit on Women, Gender, and Well-being. Shiva spans issues of human rights, militarisation, agriculture, poverty, economy and global cooperation. Highlighting that women are leading the fight for an economy of life that prioritizes community wellbeing. Photo credit: Seed Freedom