Lynne Twist, Global philanthropist, author, founder of Soul of Money Institute
Lynne is the founder of the Soul of Money Institute, which aims to create a context of sufficiency, responsibility, and integrity for individuals and organizations in their relationship with money. She is the author of the best-selling The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life, which examines our attitudes towards money and offers compelling insight into the essence of prosperity. She has worked with over 100,000 people in 50 countries in areas including conscious philanthropy, strategic visioning, and creating a healthy relationship with money.
For more than 40 years, Lynne has been a global visionary committed to alleviating poverty, ending world hunger, and supporting social justice and environmental sustainability.
As a fundraiser for The Hunger Project and cofounder of the Pachamama Alliance, Lynne has worked with some of the most resource-poor and resource-wealthy individuals in the world and has gained a profound understanding of humanity's relationship with money. Seeing the dysfunction and suffering that is so often attached to money, Lynne is committed to bringing a new level of consciousness to the way that money impacts our life and society.
Lynne has co-presented with some of today's most influential thought leaders, including the Dalai Lama, Oprah Winfrey, and Deepak Chopra. She has been interviewed by the Huffington Post, the Chicago Tribune, Oprah & Friends radio, and PBS.