Victoria C. Drake, MA/PhD is an academic scholar, writer, editor, educator and social philanthropist. A Chicago native, she is a graduate of Harvard University followed by graduate work at Cambridge University, UK, University College London, UK (MSc. Studies in Environmental Economics) and finally, Pacifica Graduate Institute in California where she received her PhD in Jungian Depth (Archetypal) Psychology. As a career, international environmental conservationist, social justice advocate and ecopsychologist, she currently serves on The C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago program committee, is the Midwest Regional Alumni Coordinator for Pacifica Graduate Institute and on The Advisory Board of Surge for Water (based in Dubai & Chicago). She has previously taught Jungian-themed film classes at Facets Multimedia, Inc, written for several Jungian journals/conferences and served on a variety of local, non-profit boards throughout the past 25 years, including Openlands, Human Rights Watch, & The Art Institute of Chicago. Victoria’s household includes three teenage daughters, a rescue dog & cat. She and her husband also co-manage an eight generation, working, family farm near Springfield, IL and are avid eco-conscious travelers.