Be inspired by insightful transformational stories of self and society from an ensemble of philanthropists, entrepreneurs, impact investors, and thought leaders.
Steven Lovink is a visionary, bridge-builder, unifier, philanthropreneur, writer, and outside-the-box change-maker. Committed to building wholes greater than the sums of their parts, he continues his life’s journey sensing humanity’s emerging future and assembling its building blocks a piece at a time. He is currently working on his forthcoming book, provisionally titled On Profits4Life – The Alchemy of Money, Love, and Life.
Website - www.lovink.life
Stuart Valentine, MBA, explores the boundaries of philanthropy and entrepreneurship in his role as Director of the Sustainable Living Coalition (SLC), a non-profit dedicated to Sustainability Education and Enterprise Design. He is also a financial advisor with 16 years in the SRI sectors. The Centerpoint mission includes "manifesting the experience of true wealth for clients by supporting the integration of their deep life purpose and investment portfolio.
Website - www.centerpointinvesting.com
Louis Bohtlingk is Dutch, lives in Scotland with his wife Sandra. Louis is a trained intuitive and psychic counsellor, certified bookkeeper and founder of the World Finance Initiative and Care First World. He is author of Dare To Care (English) and Care First (Dutch). In 2013 Louis started the international, all-generational Care First Innovation Network, bringing individuals and organizations together from all sectors in their effort to create a Care First World.
Website - www.carefirstworld.com
Marilyn Levin, MSW is a social entrepreneur focused on catalyzing the global transformation that is underway. She is an award winning activist, a professional speaker and trainer and the author of Experiential Activities for a Better World in English and Spanish. She founded several organizations including Global Sufficiency Network, GALAXY, and RAY and served as Campaign Director for Four Years Go. She currently serves as Managing Director of KINS Innovation Networks in collaboration with www.centerforsustainabilitysolutions.org.
Website - www.marilynlevin.com
Susan Davis Moora, author of The Trojan Horse of Love, helped start five socially-responsible businesses in media, publishing and banking. With that grounding in finance, she launched Capital Missions Company in 1990 to evolve an innovation method in sustainability called KINS Innovation Networks. Susan’s 40 KINS networks are in social investing, micro-finance, solar, the economic empowerment of women, organics, social venture capital, community-based sustainability and raising consciousness.
Website - www.KINSinnovation.org
Jyoti (Jeneane Prevatt, PhD) is an internationally renowned spiritual teacher. She has cultivated projects that demonstrate ways of life that honor the Earth and all Peoples. As the Spiritual Director of the Center for Sacred Studies, she co-founded Kayumari with spiritual communities both in America and Europe. Other projects she has helped to convene are the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers and the Unity Concert. She has devoted her life to bringing unity to the planet through alliance building and collaborative relations.
Website - http://thefountaincss.org
Barbara Savage has dedicated her time, energy, expertise, and resources to further the mission of the Tribal Trust Foundation. As an educator, Barbara has shared her experiences with students of all ages, including the university level. In her capacity as Curator for the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Store, she successfully introduced and fostered a market for handmade Fair Trade products that supported indigenous communities throughout the world. Her company, Showing Up TV, produces documentary films and exhibitions.
Website - http://www.tribaltrustfoundation.org/
Bret Warshawsky and Andrea Harding are a dynamic duo, in life and love. Their passions include Integral Wealth and holistic technologies. Their specialty is helping businesses, organizations and people become more interconnected and integrated, inside and out. They are co-stewards of the Noomap movement/community, a fractal information & communications technology, empowering synergistic co-creation and spiritual philanthropy. They work with more than 100 communities globally engaged in co-developing decentralized, evolutionary technologies and organizations fueled by passion and wholeness.
Daniel Blaeuer Ph.D. is a scholar and researcher in civic engagement and public dialogue movements that promote whole systems change. He regularly consults political and civic leaders on strategies to engage and empower marginalized groups in the political process. He also consults on how to leverage philanthropic resources within a social and political landscape to create larger strategic goals.