2021 Shift Summit Speakers

Andrew Harvey

Andrew Harvey  is an author, speaker, and founder/director of the Institute of Sacred Activism, an international organization focused on inviting concerned people to take up…

AumRak

AumRak in her own words: “I was born in Guatemala and I pursued my college Studies in Graz, Austria, in Pedagogics and Psychology. I also…

Becca Dakini

Becca Dakini is a visionary COO / Executive Producer / Program Director with 20+ years experience internationally in operations, production and project management in the…

Bernadette Pleasant

Intoxicating and energetic, Bernadette Pleasant is a fiery public speaker, somatic healer, sacred grief facilitator, and creator of well-loved mind-body wellness programs, including Femme!, the…

Bill Shireman

Bill Shireman is a social entrepreneur and environmental policy innovator. He brings together people from all sides of the political spectrum including capitalists, activists, conservatives,…

Brigitte Mars

Brigitte is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with almost fifty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University and The…

Clare Dubois

Clare Dubois is the founder of TreeSisters.org, a global women’s movement spanning multiple countries, that has collectively funded the planting of over 18 million trees.…

Colin Bedell

Colin Bedell is a queer Gemini Twin from Long Island, New York. He’s a passionate student of secular personal-growth systems, and the universal spiritual themes…

Daisy Lee

Daisy Lee, the creator of Radiant Lotus Qigong, teaches internationally and online. She was recently awarded “Qigong Master of the Year for 2020” by the…

Daniel Sunshine

Daniel Sunshine is an innovator of human potential and the founder and CEO of Responsive Intelligence™. His work integrates mindfulness, emotional intelligence and positive psychology,…

Dashama Devi

Since 2005 Dashama has produced hundreds of videos, multiple best selling online courses, 32 instructional DVDs, written 2 published books and 4 ebooks, lead international retreats,…

Dawn Eidelman

Dawn’s career as a professor-turned-education-entrepreneur is defined by her work as a passionate practitioner of transformational learning and leadership development. She was the co-founder of…

Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. He is Founder of The Chopra Foundation, a nonprofit entity for research on…

Dmitri Leonov

I’m an Internet entrepreneur, advisor, investor and an all-around sweetheart. I started working in investment banking after college, then spent 8 years at Overture/Yahoo doing…

Edgar Fabián Frías

Edgar Fabián Frías is a nonbinary, queer, indigenous (Wixárika), Latinx, and Brown, multidisciplinary artist, curator, educator, and psychotherapist. Born in East Los Angeles in 1983,…

Ellen Meredith

Ellen Meredith, Doctor of Arts, is a conscious channel, medical intuitive, energy medicine practitioner, teacher, and author. She has been in practice since 1984, helping…

Glen Wheatley

Glen Wheatley focuses on empowerment and encouragement of evolutionary entrepreneurs and leaders. After an international corporate career in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, he founded…

Irene Kai

An internationally-known artist, author, and speaker, Irene Kai was born and raised in Hong Kong. At age 15, she came to New York City Chinatown…

Joan Blades

Joan Blades is a co-founder of LivingRoomConversations.org — an open source effort to rebuild respectful civil discourse across ideological, cultural and party lines while embracing…

Joel Mills

An Industrial Designer by background, Joel Mills is a consummate champion for the power of the visual, and how simulation and complex data visualization that…

Joy Donnell

As VP of Media for The Shift Network, Joy Donnell oversees both original programming and new media ventures. Her background as a producer, cultural strategist,…

Jyoti Ma

Jyoti Ma is an internationally-renowned spiritual teacher. She has cultivated projects that demonstrate ways of life that honor the Earth and all Peoples. As the…

Kari A. Eik

Kari A. Eik s the Secretary General of the Organization for International Economic Relations – OiER www.oier.pro, Co-Chair of the UNECE Real Estate Market Advisory…

Kia Miller

Kia Miller is an internationally-celebrated yoga teacher. She is the founder of Radiant Body Yoga, a holistic approach that honors the healing and transformational potential…

Laura Thomas

Laura Thomas is the Founder and CEO of Effective to Great Education, an education technology startup developing social emotional learning tools geared for vulnerable black…

Luisah Teish

Yeye Luisah Teish is a teacher, dancer, storyteller, and high priestess. She also is an author, most notably of Jambalaya: The Natural Woman’s Book of Personal Charms…

Lynne Twist

For more than 40 years, Lynne Twist has been a recognized global visionary committed to alleviating poverty,  ending world hunger and supporting social justice and…

Meena Srinivasan

Meena Srinivasan, MA, National Board Certified Teacher, is a South Asian-American edupreneur with deep expertise in the fields of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and…

Michael B. Beckwith

Michael Bernard Beckwith is the founder and spiritual director of the Agape International Spiritual Center. Based in Los Angeles, California, Agape is a trans-denominational, multicultural…

Mystic Pete

Mystic Pete is a teacher of mysticism who has developed a large body of unique, potent spiritual practices. His mystery school, “The Open Hand School,”…

Nick Mattos

Nick Mattos (he/they) serves as Senior Manager of Events and Festivals for The Shift Network. His engagement with the world of spirituality, human potential development,…

Paola Téllez

Paola Téllez is Community Director at both Transformative Technology Community, the only global community of founders, investors, and innovators in Wellbeing Tech; and at HackMentalHealh,…

Sara Reed

An empathic leader, mental health futurist, and clinical researcher, Sara examines the ways culture informs the way we diagnose and treat mental illness. She is…

Scarlett Lewis

Scarlett Lewis founded the nonprofit Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement after her son was murdered during the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in December 2012.…

Shawn J. Moore

Residing at the intersection of leadership and mindfulness, Shawn J. Moore, M.S. creates sacred spaces for self-inquiry and personal discovery, helping people connect to their…

Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea, MA, is a global Prana Vinyasa teacher, activist, and innovator in the evolution of Vinyasa Yoga around the world from large-scale festivals and…

Simma Lieberman

Simma Lieberman, “The Inclusionist,” creates inclusive cultures where employees love to do their best work, and customers love to do business. In 2017, Simma received…

Sister Jenna

Sister Dr. Jenna is an acclaimed, trusted spiritual mentor committed to bridging divides in societies and building relationships between global influencers. She has impacted lives…

Sona Coffee

Sona Coffee is a skilled sustainability and civic engagement expert that has led adoption of environmental initiatives to foster climate action by local governments in…

Stacey Lawson

Stacey Lawson works at the nexus of entrepreneurship, sustainability, and conscious leadership. She is Vice Chairman of Ygrene Energy Fund, a clean energy finance company…

Stephen Dinan

Stephen Dinan, a bestselling author, social entrepreneur and visionary political strategist, is the founder and CEO of The Shift Network, a leading global provider of…

Tenley Wallace

Tenley is a Midwife for Women’s Transformation, with her primary vehicles being dance, yoga, embodiment practices, and ancient yogini wisdom from India, Tibet, and Nepal.…

TreeGirl

Julianne Skai Arbor, aka TreeGirl, is an arborist, photographer, educator, naturalist, speaker and author of the 2017 Nautilus Book Award Winner for Art and Photography-winning…

Troy Haines

Troy Haines helps founders and their teams objectively measure and optimise key wellbeing and performance metrics using cutting-edge technologies and a proprietary platform.