For more than 40 years, Lynne Twist has been a recognized global visionary committed to alleviating poverty, ending world hunger, empowering the status of women and girls, supporting social justice, and environmental sustainability.
Lynne Twist graduated from Stanford University is an award-winning speaker, international bestselling author, fundraiser extraordinaire, consultant, executive coach, and global activist.
In addition to co-founding The Pachamama Alliance and founding The Soul of Money Institute, Lynne works closely with the Nobel Women’s Initiative, is on the Board of Conscious Capitalism, Inc., the Advisory Board of Women's Earth Alliance, and is a member of the Conscious Leadership Guild.
In addition, she has co-presented and shared the stage with some of today’s most influential thought leaders including Oprah, Jack Canfield, Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and many other extraordinary individuals.
A sought-after speaker, Lynne travels the world giving keynote presentations and workshops for conferences including: United Nations Beijing Women’s Conference, Nobel Women’s Conference on Sexual Violence, State of the World Forum Conference, Alliance for a New Humanity Conference with Deepak Chopra, Synthesis Dialogues with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Women Moving Millions, Visionary Women, and the Governor’s Conference on California Women, among others.
Lynne’s work encompasses memberships in a prestigious group of social profit (nonprofit) boards including the Fetzer Institute, The Institute of Noetic Sciences, Bioneers, Conscious Capitalism Inc., Educating Girls Globally, Youth for Environmental Sanity, and Partnerships in Youth Empowerment.
Lynne also serves as an advisory board member for the California Institute of Integral Studies, Women's Earth Alliance, Global Youth Action Network, The International Museum of Women, The Center for Partnership Studies and iGiveTrees, among others. She is a member in good standing of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, The Social Venture Network, The National Society of Fundraising Executives, The Transformational Leadership Council, Evolutionary Leaders Coalition, The Turning Tide Coalition, Women Donors Network.
As a result of her work as a global citizen, Lynne has been featured in over 10 films including: “The Shift” (Michael Goorjian, 2010), “Crude Impact” (James Jandak Wood, 2006) and “Women of Wisdom and Power” (Lili Fournier, 2000) and “Money & Life (Katie Teague).
In addition, she has been interviewed by dozens of media including The Huffington Post, “Mehmet Oz Radio,” Oprah and Friends Radio, NPR, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle and PBS.
Ms. Twist has written numerous articles for Huffington Post, The Shift Network, RSF Quarterly, Fetzer Institute, Noetic Sciences Quarterly, and YES! Magazine and Balance.
As a result of her work around the world, Ms. Twist earned an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Centenary College and has won numerous awards including the United Nations Woman of Distinction award, honoring her work to end world hunger; the Purpose Prize Fellow; Humanitarian of the Year Award from Youth at Risk; Humanitarian of the Year Award from the City of Fairfield, Iowa; Heroes of the 21st Century award from the Social Venture Network; Entrepreneurs’ Award from Katalysis Partnership; The Rainforest Champion Award from the Rainforest Action Network; the Nautilus Book Award; the New Dimension Broadcaster Award and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights Award for Breakthrough Visionary Leadership; the 2015 GOI Peace Award, which she received in Tokyo, Japan; the Greenheart International Award 2016 and the Limitless Women Award 2016.
Most recently, Ms. Twist was awarded Auburn Seminary's 'Lives of Commitment' Award in April 2020, the Conscious Visionary Award from Sedona, Arizona’s Illuminate Film Festival in May 2018, as well as the Service Award from the American India Foundation in March 2018.
Lynne wrote a best-selling, award-winning book called, “The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life” and most recently published “Living a Committed Life: Finding Freedom and Fulfillment in a Purpose Larger Than Yourself”.
Relevant Topics for “Living a Committed Life”
· Discover what your purpose is and what matters most to you in life.
· Learn how everyone can be empowered by a mission.
· Understand how to have a healthy relationship with money.
· Get in touch with your life vision and take the significance of taking a stand.
1. Soul of Money of Institute
2. Pachamama Alliance
3. Nobel Women's Initiative
4. Conscious Capitalism
5. Books: The Soul of Money and Living a Committed Life