ynne Twist–a global activist, fundraiser, speaker, consultant, and author–has dedicated her life to global initiatives that serve the best instincts in all of us. She has raised hundreds of millions of dollars and trained thousands of fundraisers to be more effective in their work.
Ms. Twist has spent more than three decades working in positions of leadership with many global initiatives including: ending world hunger, protecting the world’s rainforests, empowering indigenous peoples, improving health, economic, and political conditions for women and children, advancing the scientific understanding of human consciousness, creating a sustainable future for all life.
An original staff member of The Hunger Project an organization started in 1977 to end world hunger, Lynne Twist served as a leader of this global initiative for 20 years. During those years she created and managed the worldwide fundraising operation. As she traveled the world learning how to work in a multitude of different cultures, she developed profound wisdom about our relationship to money and the way it governs, dominates, and stresses our lives.
The compelling stories and insights gained from her experiences inspire Ms. Twist’s keynotes and workshops, and are the foundation for her best selling, award winning book The Soul of Money.
She is also highly recognized global visionary and author of the best-selling book, The Soul of Money, which examines our attitudes toward money and offers compelling insight into our lives and the essence of prosperity. From working with Mother Teresa in Calcutta, to serving in refugee camps in Ethiopia, and preserving the threatened rainforests of the Amazon, Lynne’s on-the-ground work has brought her a deep understanding of the social tapestry of the world and our current historical landscape.