Lynne Twist

United States

  • Geographic Location: North America

About me:

I.M.O.W. Global Council Member Lynne Twist is the author of the award winning book, The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life, and has devoted her life to service in support of eradicating hunger and poverty, global sustainability, human rights, economic integrity and spiritual authenticity. Lynne founded the Soul of Money Institute in 2003, which develops unique training programs for fundraisers guided by humanitarian principles. Drawn to the Ecuadorian rainforest, Lynne and her husband founded the Pachamama Alliance, an organization dedicated to preserving tropical rainforests by empowering the indigenous people who are its natural custodians

She is a founding member and president of the Turning Tide Coalition, a gathering of like-minded organizations committed to global sustainability. She is a trustee of the Fetzer Institute and is a board member of the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Lynne also serves on the board of directors of Educate Girls Globally and on the advisory boards of Youth for Environmental Sanity (Y.E.S.), Kudirat Institute for Nigerian Democracy (K.I.N.D.), the California Institute of Integral Studies, The Center for Partnership Studies, and Global Youth Action Network, among others.

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President, The Soul of Money Institute
Former chief fundraiser, Hunger Project
Co-Founder, The Pachamama Alliance
Board of Directors, Institute of Noetic Sciences

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Partnership studies.

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From Economica:

I.M.O.W. Global Council member Lynne Twist is a global activist, fundraiser, and the author of The Soul of Money and founder of the Soul of Money Institute. She was an original staff member of The Hunger Project when it began in 1977, and was named the Humanitarian of the Year in 2005 by Youth at Risk. She argues that women are in a unique position to alter mindsets when it comes to economic sufficiency.



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