The ManKind Project USA Presents

The Power of Purpose

A 5 Day Global Summit
Broadcast from March 12-16, 2014

Discover your purpose. Ignite a new source
of creativity & passion. Become a force for good.

PoP Summit Speakers – 2014


Amy
Ahlers
Amy Ahlers, the Wake-Up Call Coach and bestselling author, is on a mission to wake up the sacred in your everyday life. Since 2000, she has been an International Certified Success Coach, the CEO of Wake-Up Call Coaching and co-founder of Inner Mean Girl Reform School with Christine Arylo, Visionary Ignition Switch with Lissa Rankin and Find Your Calling with Lissa Rankin and Martha Beck.
Amy has been a featured expert on lots of TV & radio shows, and for media outlets like The Washington Post and The Huffington Post. She loves lighting up the stage at events where she wakes people up to the voice of their Inner Wisdom and helps them cultivate the courage to act on it. Her first book, Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves: Ditch your Inner Critic and Wake Up Your Inner Superstar (New World Library, 2011), shot up to #1 in several categories on Amazon, including Self-Help, Happiness and Self-Esteem. You can find her on Facebook and Twitter, inspiring women to STOP being so hard on themselves.
Learn more about Amy and her work here: wakeupcallcoaching.com

Zoe
Alowan
Zoe Alowan has been actively engaged in sacred art for many decades. As a painter, sculptor, dancer and story-teller, her work explores transformation and healing. Her life is about reclaiming essence wisdom. She utilizes the inspiration of the divine feminine, humor, song and ritual movement as ways of celebrating wholeness. She has taught at Esalen and Naropa Institute, facilitates women’s groups, singing circles as well as intuitive process painting retreats.
She is also deeply committed to developing gift communities, and is the co-author of We Need Each Other: Building Gift Community with her husband Bill Kauth.
Learn more about Zoe here: zoealowan.com

Arjuna
Ardagh
Arjuna Ardagh is an awakening coach, writer, teacher and public speaker. He is the author of seven books and many audio and video products, including the 2005 bestseller The Translucent Revolution, and his most recent book Leap Before You Look. He is the Founder of the Living Essence Foundation and Awakening Coaching Training, in Nevada City, CA, organizations dedicated to the awakening of consciousness within the context of ordinary life.
Arjuna was educated in England, at the King’s School Canterbury, and later at Cambridge University, where he earned a Master’s degree in literature. Since the age of 14 he has had a passionate interest in spiritual awakening, and began to practice meditation and yoga at that time. In his late teens he trained as a meditation teacher. After graduating from Cambridge, he devoted himself more fully to the call he felt inside him, and studied with a number of the world’s greatest spiritual teachers, in India, Europe and the US. In 1987 he founded the Alchemy Institute in Seattle WA.
Arjuna speaks at many international conferences, and has appeared on TV, on the radio and in print media in twelve countries. He is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council.
Together with his Norwegian wife, Chameli Ardagh, Arjuna teaches the Deeper Love seminars throughout the U.S. and Europe, to support both couples and singles to transform intimate relationship into an embodiment of the heart’s deepest longing and knowing. Ardagh currently lives in Nevada City, CA with his wife and two sons.
Learn more about Arjuna here: arjunaardagh.com

Chris
Attwood
Chris Attwood is co-author of the New York Times bestseller, The Passion Test: The Effortless Path to Discovering Your Life Purpose. He is an expert in the field of human consciousness and is also deeply grounded in the practical world of business. Over the past 30 years, Chris has been CEO or senior executive of fifteen companies including a secondary dealer in government securities, a software developer, several magazines, and one of the leading consulting and training companies in the world. He has sold millions of dollars in consulting and training services to companies like Ford Motor Company, Dell Computer, Sprint, Royal Bank of Canada, Mellon Bank and others.
Over the past ten years he has become one of the leading trainers and authors in the transformational industry, having created programs such as the Enlightened Millionaire Program, co-founded The Passion Test Daily magazine and the Transformational Magazine Network, and putting together some of the major strategic alliances in this industry. He is a founding member of the Transformational Leadership Council, which includes over 100 of the top speakers, trainers and authors in the world.
Chris is an expert in creating “enlightened alliances,” having played a key role in arranging 70% of the interviews for the movie phenomenon, The Secret, and in creating the alliance relationships that launched #1 NY Times bestselling author, T. HarvEker, in the United States. Along with Janet Bray Attwood, Marci Shimoff and Geoff Affleck, Chris mentors aspiring transformational authors and speakers through the Enlightened Bestseller Mastermind Experience.
Chris is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council that Jack Canfield, the co-author of the Chicken Soup Series, put together after taking The Passion Test. Chris is committed to the experience and expression of the unlimited potential of the heart and mind. It is this commitment that weaves throughout his courses and workshops.
Learn more about Chris here: thepassiontest.com

Janet Bray
Attwood
Janet Bray Attwood is the co-author of the New York Times Bestseller, The Passion Test: The Effortless Path To Discovering Your Life Purpose, and co-author of “From Sad to Glad: 7 Steps to Facing Change with Love and Power”.
As an expert on what it takes to live a passionate life, she has presented her programs as a featured speaker to hundreds of thousands of people around the world with The Dalai Lama, Sir Richard Branson, T. Harv Eker, Jack Canfield, Lisa Nichols, Stephen Covey, Brendon Burchard and others.
Janet has taken hundreds of thousands of people through The Passion Test process all over the world. Janet is the founder of The Passion Test Certification Program which has over 1500+ Certified facilitators in over 48 countries. Janet is also the founder of The Passion Test for Business, The Passion Test for Kids & Teens, The Passion Test for Coaches, The Passion Test for Kids in Lock Down, and The Passion Test Reclaim Your Power Program for the homeless.
For her ongoing work with the homeless and kids in lockdown detention centers, Janet received the highest award for service from the President of the United States, The Presidents Volunteer Service Award.
Learn more about Janet and her work here: thepassiontest.com

Ashanti
Branch
Ashanti Branch began mentoring when he was 17 years old growing up in Oakland, CA. After participating in the Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement Program (MESA), Ashanti attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo to study civil engineering. After working in Corporate America for 5 years the deeply rooted passion to educate took over and Ashanti returned to school to become a high school math teacher. In 2004, during his first year teaching math at San Lorenzo High School, Ashanti founded The Ever Forward Club to directly support the young men of color who were failing classes. In 2006 the program added support circles for young women.
Ashanti was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 2007 to teach math in India. This experience ignited in him a deeper trust that students who are held to high expectations, and provided with strong support, can achieve academic success regardless of the odds they face. Since 2009, Ashanti has worked with several rites of passage organizations to initiate young men along their journey to manhood and has supported over 50 young men to complete their initiation. Ever Forward hopes to be a part of the development of a Rites of Passage initiation for urban youth.
As Ever Forward celebrates its 10 year anniversary, the organization will be featured in a documentary from The Representation Project coming in 2014 called The Mask You Live In. The Organization is working to raise capital to bring the program to scale. In addition to his work with Ever Forward, Ashanti is currently the Assistant Principal at a middle school in Oakland, CA.
Learn more about Ashanti and his work here: everforwardclub.org

Susan
Bratton
Susan Bratton is an advocate for all men who seek to be better lovers — to lead their woman to her sensual potential. She is equally passionate about supporting women’s sexual empowerment and fervently believes great personal growth comes from intimate physical connection.
Susan is co-founder and CEO of Personal Life Media, an online publishing company specializing in heart-centered adult sexual education home study programs. She is an award-winning speaker and internationally-renowned author of over 1,000 articles on intimacy. She is the creator of the highly-acclaimed Revive Her Drive program — a self-paced home study course for men all over the world who want to bring passion back to their relationship. Susan has been featured in media outlets as wide-ranging as the New York Times, CNBC and Playboy Radio.
Susan works with her techno-inventor husband, Tim, providing online home study programs for men and couples who want more intimacy and passion. An innovator and change-maker, Susan champions lover’s rights for shame-free sexuality and creates tools and techniques that help couples open intimately for more passion.
Learn more about Susan and her work here: personallifemedia.com

Charles
Eisenstein
Charles Eisenstein is a speaker and writer focusing on themes of civilization, consciousness, money, and human cultural evolution. His viral short films and essays online have established him as a genre-defying social philosopher and countercultural intellectual.
Eisenstein graduated from Yale University in 1989 with a degree in Mathematics and Philosophy and spent the next ten years as a Chinese–English translator. He is the author of The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible, Sacred Economics, and The Ascent of Humanity. Charles is the father of four boys and lives in Pennsylvania.
Learn more about Charles here: charleseisenstein.net

David
Fabricius
David Fabricius is a world renowned leadership, life purpose, and life-balance/performance enhancement speaker for elite audiences. He is also a super foods health teacher and the owner of Vitality Cafe in Southern California.
Born and raised in Africa, he has trained leaders across 5 continents from Africa, North and South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. David is an expert leader for men's initiations into mature, conscious Full-Spectrum Manhood for the 21st century. He has developed and led initiatory trainings for men with the ManKind Project, MDI, The Shift Network, and his own "Agoge" Training.
His mission is to guide men and women to discover their life's purpose revealed and to manifest it magnificently without excuse, apology or compromise. He is passionate about helping people fuel their purpose with inspiration, immediately usable education and training, and super foods/super herbs from the Andes, Amazon and beyond.
David is the recipient of many awards for professional excellence, community building and selfless service to humanity. He is a JCI Senator, the recipient of the Key of Freedom from the City of Miami, and was nominated for the Ten Outstanding Young People of the World award. He is the author of The Vital Seven and The Daily Seven.

Learn more about David and his work here: davidfabricius.com and fuel-your-purpose.com


Adam
Gilad
Adam Gilad is a prolific author, speaker, screenwriter, film producer, mentor and coach who lives to spark his readers, clients and audiences into creating a robust, daring and fearless life of love, adventure and nurturance. An Emmy Nominated Executive Producer, Adam’s award-winning films have appeared on USANetworks, Lifetime and TNT. He has authored over 20 television shows and teaches dating, intimacy and deep eros.
Adam has authored countless audio trainings and written several books, specializing in learning the “language” of the other gender, cultivating a dance of the sexes rather than a “battle,” the play of sexual polarity as well as a determined fearlessness in self-awareness, self-evolution, global responsibility, compassion and forgiveness.

Learn more about Adam here: adamgilad.com


John
Gray
John Gray is the leading relationship expert in the world and best-selling author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus. John’s books have sold over 50 million copies in 50 different languages around the world. His many books, videos and seminars teach men and women how to understand, respect and appreciate their difference in both personal and professional relationships. John’s newest book teaches us how achieve a more comfortable and productive work environment and is titled Work with Me: The 8 Blind Spots between Men and Women in Business.
For more than 35 years, John Gray has conducted public and private seminars for thousands of participants. In his highly acclaimed books, videos and transformational seminars, John’s purpose is to create a world where men and women understand, respect, appreciate and ultimately work together.
Liongsate/Summit Entertainment has purchased the rights to John Gray’s bestseller “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus” with the intention of creating a feature film and TV series. Star Reese Witherspoon and commercial directing whiz Bryan Buckley joined the project with an anticipated release date of 2015. The book will be adapted into a romantic comedy, with BermanBraun’s Andrew Mittman producing.
John Gray has appeared on Dr. Oz, Suzanne Somers, Oprah, The Today Show, CBS Morning Show, Good Morning America, The Early Show, The View, The Couch, Fox & Friends Weekend, Good Morning New York, CNN, Politically Incorrect, Larry King and others. He has been profiled in Newsweek, Time, Forbes, USA Today, TV Guide and People, among scores of other major programs. John Gray lives with his wife and family in Northern California.
Learn more about John and his work here: marsvenus.com

Dale
Herink
Dale Herink facilitates changing intentions into actions through helping individuals and groups learn and integrate knowledge, skills and values. SageAdvice, her coaching/consulting practice, is the culmination of over three decades of experience in mission-based management, career counseling, leadership initiatives and empowerment trainings worldwide.
Dale’s key professional experiences include Life Coaching, Career Counseling at Duke University, Outplacement Consulting, Fund Development and Human Resources Management in both for profit and non-profit arenas. Dale brings enrichment to her work through the multicultural influences of living overseas and extensive international travel.
For over thirteen years Dale served in an organization dedicated to addressing the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault and economic hardship. To this end, Dale has supported women from across the U.S. to Australia and South Africa in claiming their authenticity and personal power through educational and experiential learning settings. She is Co-Founder and past President of Woman to Woman Kentuckiana, and currently serves on the Woman Within International Board of Directors. As a result of her volunteer work in this organization, Dale was the recipient of the International Rose Award.
Dale earned her BA Degree in Psychology from Duke University, is a Certified Life Coach through The Life Coach Institute, is trained in the Hakomi method of body centered psychotherapy through the Hakomi Institute and is a Certified Facilitator and Leader through Woman Within International.
Learn more about Dale here: sageadviceonline.net

Andrew
Hewitt
Andrew Hewitt is the creator of the GameChangers 500 list (GC500) that profiles the world's top purpose-driven organizations using business as force for good. If the Fortune 500 was the benchmark for success in the 20th Century, Andrew’s vision is for the GameChangers 500 to become that benchmark for the 21st Century. And as a result, leave the next generation aspiring to join a new breed of heart-centered organizations that are not just good at making money but are also good at making the world a better place.
He has been recognized as one of Canada’s top young entrepreneurs, is a bestselling author, and a guest lecturer on Social Entrepreneurship at the United Nations University of Peace.
After years of growing up in the snow, he now spends most of his time defrosting between California and Costa Rica.
Learn more about Andrew and his company here: gamechangers500.com

David
Hopkins
David Hopkins is a motivating millennial leader, social entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and published writer. Currently, he is Campaign Director of the GameChangers 500, a network of the world's top purpose-driven organizations. Similar to how Fortune 500 ranks organizations on revenue, the GameChangers 500 (GC500) ranks the top 500 purpose-driven organizations, such as Patagonia, Tesla, Whole Foods, and IDEO, based on their ability to make a profound positive impact using business as a force for good.
He is co-author of The Tactics of Hope: How Social Entrepreneurs Are Changing Our World, and speaks professionally on topics including next generation leadership, corporate social responsibility, social enterprise, and intergenerational collaboration.
David has developed socially entrepreneurial solutions for traditional corporate brands, global not-for-profit organizations, liberal arts colleges, and small consultancies. He has also developed digital advertising strategies with clients in Hollywood, professional sports, and music industries.
As an undergraduate at Middlebury College, David served as Director of the International Affairs Center of the Roosevelt Institution. In 2005, he wrote his thesis initiating a student-led program in Social Entrepreneurship, which led to the funding and creation of one of the first social entrepreneurship centers at a liberal arts college in the country.
Learn more about David here: gamechangers500.com

Bill
Kauth
Bill Kauth was a psychotherapist and business consultant in 1984 when he conceived and co-founded the New Warrior Training Adventure, now presented by The ManKind Project to well over 50,000 men in 48 centers in 8 countries around the world. In 1992 St. Martin’s Press published his book A Circle of Men: The Original Manual for Men’s Support Groups.
As a social inventor over the last two decades, Bill also co-founded the Spiritual Warrior and Inner King Trainings; and in 1995 launched the Warrior-Monk Training Retreat. Feeling called in 2006 to build safe, trusting, long term, committed, local communities of men and women, Bill with his wife Zoe Alowan founded Gift Community and co-authored the book We Need Each Other: Building Gift Community. Together, with a focus on catalyzing “families of choice” and “gift tribes,” they have delivered 60+ seminars and tele-courses around the world.
Learn more about Bill and his work here: giftcommunity.net

Tim
Kelley
Tim Kelley is a global change agent and internationally renowned expert on higher purpose. He works with top leaders in many fields and countries to transform human institutions and evolve society to its new form. Tim’s methodology, True Purpose, has been featured internationally in magazines, newspapers and on television.
Tim has trained over 1000 consultants, therapists and coaches in his methods. He has worked with hundreds of CEOs, including top leaders and executive teams from such companies as Nabisco, ING, Oracle, Lexmark and AOL. He formerly worked as a leader at Oracle, two levels below the CEO. He is the author of True Purpose and the best-selling coauthor of three other books.
Tim has commanded military organizations, including an amphibious assault craft unit, and is a retired Naval Reserve officer. He holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from MIT.
Learn more about Tim here: truepurposeinstitute.com

Richard
Leider
Richard Leider is the founder of Inventure – The Purpose Company – and is ranked by Forbes as one of the “Top 5” most respected executive coaches, by Linkage as one of the “Top 50” executive coaches, and by the Conference Board as a “legend in coaching.”
As a global Keynote Speaker, he has helped more than 100,000 leaders from over 50 organizations such as AARP, Ericsson, Mayo Clinic, MetLife, National Football League (NFL), and United Health Group discover the power of purpose.
Richard is the author of nine books, including three best sellers, and his work has been translated into 21 languages. Repacking Your Bags and The Power of Purpose are considered classics in the personal growth field. His newest best seller, Life Reimagined, has been touted as the breakthrough book on the “second half of life.”
Richard holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and is a Nationally Certified Counselor and a Nationally Certified Master Career Counselor. As a Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality and Healing, he founded The Purpose Project. He is a Carlson Executive Fellow at the University of Minnesota School of Management and a Senior Fellow in AARP’s Life Reimagined Institute for Innovation.
Richard is widely viewed as a visionary and thought leader on the “power of purpose” and his work is featured regularly in many media sources including Fast Company, PBS public television, and NPR public radio.
Learn more about Richard and his work here: inventuregroup.com

Dan
Millman
Dan Millman is a former world champion athlete, university coach, martial arts instructor, and college professor.
After an intensive, twenty-year spiritual quest, Dan's teaching found its form as the Peaceful Warrior's Way, expressed fully in his books and lectures. His work continues to evolve over time, to meet the needs of a changing world.
Dan's thirteen books, including Way of the Peaceful Warrior, have inspired and informed millions of readers in 29 languages worldwide. The feature film, "Peaceful Warrior," starring Nick Nolte, was adapted from Dan's first book, based upon incidents from his life.
Much of Dan's time is devoted to writing and speaking. His keynotes, seminars, and workshops span the generations to influence men and women from all walks of life, including leaders in the fields of health, psychology, education, business, politics, sports, entertainment, and the arts.
Dan and his wife Joy live in northern California. They have three grown daughters and two grandsons so far.
Learn more about Dan and his work here: peacefulwarrior.com

Zhena
Muzyka
Zhena Muzyka, author, keynote speaker, mom and activist founded of Zhena’s Gypsy Tea in 2000 to fund her son’s lifesaving operations. Celebrated for her work in organic, biodynamic and fair-trade business practices, Zhena and her products have been featured in many publications and garnered her numerous awards.
Today, Zhena’s son Sage is a healthy fourteen-year-old and Zhena’s Gypsy Tea is a thriving, purpose-driven brand, whose goal is to make a difference in people’s lives by offering premium teas and sustainable goods that benefit health, protect the environment, and support humanitarian efforts. Zhena is now focused on building companies that heal and change the world. Zhena spends her time building social mission businesses—cup of tea in hand.
Learn more about Zhena and her company here: zhenas.com and zhena.tv

Bill
Plotkin
Bill Plotkin, Ph.D., is a depth psychologist, wilderness guide, and agent of cultural evolution. As founder of southwest Colorado’s Animas Valley Institute, he has, since 1980, guided thousands of women and men through nature-based initiatory passages, including a contemporary, Western adaptation of the pan-cultural vision fast. He’s also been a research psychologist (studying nonordinary states of consciousness), professor of psychology, rock musician, and whitewater river guide. In 1979, on a solo winter ascent of an Adirondack mountain, Bill experienced a “call to spiritual adventure,” leading him to abandon academia in search of his true calling.
Bill is the author of Soulcraft: Crossing into the Mysteries of Nature and Psyche (an experiential guidebook), Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World (a nature-based stage model of human development), and Wild Mind: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche (an ecocentric map of the psyche — for healing, growing whole, and cultural transformation). He holds a doctorate in psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Learn more about Bill and his work here: animas.org

Mike
Robbins
Mike Robbins is the author of two books, Focus on the Good Stuff and Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken, which have been translated into fourteen different languages. His forthcoming book, Nothing Changes Until You Do, comes out in May of 2014.
As an expert in teamwork, emotional intelligence, and the powers of appreciation and authenticity, Mike delivers keynote addresses and customized seminars that empower people, teams, and organizations to work together effectively and be more successful. He has inspired tens of thousands of people around the world to reach new levels of awareness and productivity, both personally and professionally. Through his speeches, seminars, and writing, Mike teaches people important techniques that allow them to be more grateful, appreciative, and authentic with others and themselves.
His clients include some of the top organizations and institutions in the world, such as: Google, Wells Fargo, Adobe, Charles Schwab, Twitter, the U.S. Department of Labor, Gap, New York Life, Stanford University, Chevron, eBay, Kaiser, UC Berkeley, Genentech, the San Francisco Giants, and many others. Mike is a member of the National Speakers Association and is one of less than 10% of the professional speakers in the world to have earned the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation.
He has been featured on ABC News, the Oprah radio network, in Forbes, the Washington Post, and many others. He is a regular contributor to Oprah.com and the Huffington Post. Mike was also the host of his own radio show in 2009 and 2010, “Let’s Get Real,” on Energy Talk Radio. In addition to his three books, Mike is also a contributing author to: Chicken Soup for the Single Parent’s Soul, Creating a Marriage You’ll Love, and Thirty Things to Do When You Turn Thirty.
Mike lives in Novato, CA with his wife Michelle, and their two daughters, Samantha and Rosie.
Learn more about Mike here: mike-robbins.com

Jennifer
Sauer-Klein
Jenny Sauer-Klein is the founder of The Movement Blueprint, a strategic system designed to scale your method into a movement. She works with cultural innovators, thought pioneers, visionary entrepreneurs and passionate leaders to help their message reach thousands of people to create positive change. She is dedicated to merging passion and practicality, and is known for her balance of big vision and attention to detail.
As the co-founder of AcroYoga, Jenny has successfully developed a thriving international brand, community and organization from scratch. This movement, now with hundreds of thousands of practitioners on six continents, has been deemed a “global phenomenon” by Yoga Journal Magazine. Through AcroYoga, she has personally trained tens of thousands of students and over 250 teachers.
She is a regular presenter at events such as Yoga Journal Live, Wanderlust, Wisdom 2.0, Asia Yoga Conference, German Yoga Conference, Caribbean Yoga Conference, and Camp Grounded as well as at esteemed venues such as Esalen, Omega and Kripalu. Her work has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, Yoga Journal, Origin, Newsweek, Shape, and Elle.
Learn more about Jenny and her work here: jennysauerklein.com

Michael
Taylor
Coach Michael Taylor is an entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker and radio show & TV host who has dedicated his life to empowering men to reach their full potential.

He has recently launched a new television series titled “A New Conversation With Men”, based on his book of the same title, in which he shares insights and wisdom to support men in embracing a new paradigm of masculinity. And he’s recently written a new book called Black Men Rock: 10 Keys to Empower Black Men to Live Extraordinary Lives.

He knows first hand how to overcome adversity and build a rewarding and fulfilling life and he is sharing his knowledge and wisdom with others to support them in creating the life of their dreams. He is happily married with three grown children and currently resides in Stafford, Texas, just south of Houston.
Learn more about Michael and his work here: coachmichaeltaylor.com


Char
Tosi
Char Tosi has touched the hearts and lives of thousands of men and women around the world through her work as founder of Woman Within International, a non-profit organization committed to the empowerment of women, co-creator of Your Mother’s Pillow Workshop, and presenter of The Couples Weekend with her husband, Rich Tosi, co-founder of the ManKind Project.
She has a BS in Nursing from Vanderbilt University, a MS in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin, and a certificate in Jungian Studies from the C.J. Jung Institute of Chicago. Chars education from parenting two sons has enriched and blessed the creation of the Mother’s Shadow workshop. By recognizing how she unconsciously wounded her sons as they were growing up, she wants to create spaces for men and women to transform their past so they can manifest all of who they are in the present.
Learn more about Char and her work here: womanwithin.org

Rich
Tosi
Rich Tosi is the co-founded the ManKind Project, a nonprofit international men’s educational organization that empowers and transforms men to their full potential. Since 1985, over 55,000 men have participated in ManKind Project trainings including it’s flagship training, the New Warrior Training Adventure. He served as President for it first 12 years, and continues to sit on the Executive Committee as a consultant and mentor to this fast-growing global organization. He designed and implemented the multilevel training program for its leaders. There are currently ManKind Project Centers in the US, Canada, England, South Africa, France, Australia, New Zealand and Germany.

Earlier in his career Rick was an industrial engineer for General Motors and before that he was a commissioned officer in the Marine Corps, where he completed a tour of duty in Vietnam as a Captain.

He now conducts relationship trainings with couples with his wife Char. And he continues to be deeply involved in expanding MKP’s offerings to help men mature emotionally and spiritually through ALL the passages of their lives.
Learn more about Rich and MKP here: mankindproject.org and here for his couples work: tosi.biz


Ken
Wilber
Ken Wilber is regarded as one of the most important philosophers in the world today. He is the most widely translated academic writer in America, with 25 books translated into some 30 foreign languages. He is the originator of “Integral Theory”. As Wilber himself puts it: “I'd like to think of it as one of the first believable world philosophies…” Incorporating cultural studies, anthropology, systems theory, developmental psychology, biology, and spirituality, it has been applied in fields as diverse as ecology, sustainability, psychotherapy, psychiatry, education, business, medicine, politics, sports, and art. In 2007 Wilber co-founded Integral Life, a social media-hub dedicated to sharing the integral vision with the world wide community, as well as documenting and catalyzing the progress of the integral movement. He is also the founder of Integral Institute.
He is the author of A Brief History of Everything, A Theory of Everything, Grace and Grit, and The Integral Vision, to name just a few.
Learn more about Ken here: kenwilber.com

John
Wood
At age 35, inspired by visit to a dilapidated Nepali primary school with an empty library, John Wood left an executive career track at Microsoft to build one of the fastest-growing non-profits in history. In just 13 years and from a standing start, Room to Read has opened 1,675 schools and more than 15,000 libraries across ten developing countries. What’s more, Room to Read is on track to meet an audacious goal: reach 10 million of the world’s poorest children by 2015.
John’s role in building one of the fastest-growing non-profits in history has earned him broad acclaim, including a nod as one of Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2013. He is a five-time winner of Fast Company’s Social Capitalist Award, and was named one of Time Magazine’s “Asian Heroes” – the only non-Asian ever to win the honor. John has been recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute, and sits on the advisory board of the Clinton Global Initiative where he’s spoken three times. He’s also received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, and appeared with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn in the award-winning documentary “Half the Sky. "
John has received three honorary doctorates, teaches at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education and NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and has built a 370,000-strong following on Twitter.
Learn more about John and Room to Read here: roomtoread.org

Claire
Zammit
Claire Zammit, Ph.D.c. is the co-creator of the acclaimed Feminine Power courses, leading a thriving global community of over 200,000 women from more than 100 countries.
In the last three years, more than 10,000 women have graduated from her 7 week online Feminine Power courses, leadership trainings & coaching certifications. She is also the co-founder of Evolving Wisdom, a company specializing in online transformative education, which was recently recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the top 100 fastest growing companies in America.

Claire is a member of Deepak Chopra’s Evolutionary Leaders Forum, as well as Jack Canfield’s Transformational Leadership Council. She is the author of the forthcoming book, Feminine Power.
Learn more about Claire and her work here: femininepower.com