Green Festival Speakers
Lynne Twist is the founder of two cuttingedge organizations, the Soul of Money Institute and The Pachamama Alliance, both based in San Francisco. She founded the Institute to lead people to find sufficiency and peace in their relationship with money, a message particularly critical in these challenging financial times.
The Soul of Money Institutes work is based on Lynnes awardwinning book The Soul of Money and audio course Unleashing the Soul of Money. These publications offer compelling stories and insights gained from a lifetime of global experience.
Twist has been recognized as a worldrenowned speaker, author, fundraiser, and activist. While in positions of leadership spanning three decades, she has raised hundred of millions of dollars to solve humanitys most pressing problems. She has also spoken to thousands of people in the business, nonprofit, and academic arenas.
Awards include . . .
- Nautilus Book Award Grand Prize Winner for The Soul of Money;
- Woman of Distinction at the United Nations;
- Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Katalysis Foundation);
- New Dimensions Broadcaster of the Year Award.
Twist is principal consultant to the Nobel Womens Initiative. Corporate clients include Johnson ; Johnson, Microsoft, Driscoll Farms, and Sauder Industries.
Audiences for Twists popular keynote addresses include wealth management firms such as Threshold Group, Central Texas Estate Planning Council, and WealthStrong. She has spoken at numerous business schools in the U.S. and Canada, including Stanford Business School, MITs Sloan School of Management, the University of Missouri, University of Washington, and the University of Calgary.
Another area of expertise is coaching individuals and families of high net worth in the U.S. and internationally regarding socially responsible giving and strategic philanthropy. Lynne has also trained a number of certified financial planning firms and many coaches in soul of money principles.
Twist has appeared on many radio channels including NPR, Oprah ; Friends radio (Jean Chatzky and Dr. Ozs programs), and Voice America. She has also been featured in various magazines, newspapers and books such as The Soul of Business.