Lynne Twist, a global visionary, consultant, speaker, and award-winning author of The Soul of Money, has dedicated her life to global initiatives that create a sustainable future for all. As co-founder of the Pachamama Alliance, she works with Indigenous people of the Amazon and uses the insights gained from that work to educate and inspire individuals everywhere to bring forth a thriving, just, and sustainable world. From working with Mother Teresa in Calcutta to the refugee camps in Ethiopia and the threatened rainforests of the Amazon, Lynne’s on-the-ground work has brought her a deep understanding of the social tapestry of the world and the historical landscape of the times we’re living in.
Lynne is the founder and president of the Soul of Money Institute, whose mission is to educate, inspire, and empower people and organizations to align their financial resources with what they value most. Lynne, the primary consultant to the Nobel Women’s Initiative, is the winner of numerous prestigious awards, including the “Woman of Distinction” award from the United Nations. Over the past 40 years Lynne has worked with over 100,000 people in 50 countries in the arenas of fundraising with integrity, conscious philanthropy, strategic visioning, and having a healthy relationship with money. A sought-after speaker, she has presented for the United Nations Beijing Women’s Conference, State of the World Forum, Synthesis Dialogues with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and the Governor’s Conference on California Women, among others. She has been an advisor to the Desmond Tutu Foundation and the Nobel Women’s Initiative.