Podcast: Episode 93: Lynne Twist: Living a Committed Life
November 29, 2022
On this episode, Laura Chandler talks with international bestselling author, activist, and consultant, Lynne Twist. Her new book is Living a Committed Life: Finding Freedom and Fulfillment in a Purpose Larger Than Yourself.
For more than 40 years, Lynne has been doing just that. A recognized global visionary committed to alleviating poverty, ending world hunger, and supporting social justice and environmental sustainability, she is the Founder of the Soul of Money Institute and co-founder of the Pachamama Alliance.
Lynne began her work as the chief fundraising officer for The Hunger Project, where she helped raise hundreds of millions of dollars to end hunger on the planet. And in 1996, Lynne, along with her husband, Bill, and John Perkins co-founded The Pachamama Alliance whose mission is to empower indigenous people of the Amazon rainforest and help them preserve their lands and culture.
Lynne has worked with Mother Teresa and Van Jones, to name a few, and has shared the stage with many of today’s most influential thought-leaders, including H.H. Dalai Lama, Oprah Winfrey, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Jane Goodall. Through The Soul of Money Institute, Lynne has worked with over 100,000 people in 50 countries in board retreats, workshops, keynote presentations and one-on-one coaching in the arenas of fundraising with integrity, conscious philanthropy, and strategic visioning.
In this inspiring conversation, Lynne talks to Laura about her life, her hope for the future, how we are evolving as a species, her vision for a sustainable and equitable world and the ways we can all live lives of purpose and meaning.
To learn more about Lynne, visit soulofmoney.org.