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World Values Day Valuesthon 2021

A rolling all-day online festival of values spanning Australasia, India, Africa, Europe and America.

Launching World Values Day by reconnecting with our roots

Start: October 20, 2021 7:00 pm

End: October 20, 2021 9:00 pm

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Rotary Tauranga and its local partners launch World Values Day by celebrating the new day and talking about the importance of our values with local Tamariki from Maungatapu School Kapa Haka Group, as the sun rises over the Bay of Plenty on North Island, New Zealand. This is a physical event to which the local community is invited which will also be live-streamed.
Mike Savage
Robyn Hannah
Katrina Ramage
Cam Hill

Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values

Start: October 21, 2021 1:00 am

End: October 21, 2021 2:00 am

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A guided dynamic relaxation practice will reconnect mind and body and amplify the presence of our most deeply held values, helping us to become aware of and live our values more fully in each moment of our day-to-day lives. This is one of several such Valuesthon events organised by International Sophrology Federation

Reconnecting humanity to launch a new worldview

Start: October 21, 2021 8:00 am

End: October 21, 2021 8:30 am

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Exploring your own personal values and how they relate to sustainability and wellbeing for yourself, your family, your organisation and even the future of life on planet earth. By the end of the session you will be able to recognise and act on your own personal values for a more sustainable life for yourself, the people around you and for the world today. Organised by Amcara.
Richard Barrett

Reconnecting Values and Sustainability – how my personal values connect to sustainability and wellbeing for all life

Start: October 21, 2021 8:00 am

End: October 21, 2021 9:00 am

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Richard Barrett details his pioneering work in the arena of values and provides a detailed overview into the ‘Humanity Awareness Initiative’. As society reconnects, Richard explains why this worldview is central to global wellbeing. Organised by Humanity Awareness Initiative
Phil Clothier
Tor Eneroth

Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values

Start: October 21, 2021 8:00 am

End: October 8, 2021 9:00 am

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A guided dynamic relaxation practice will reconnect mind and body and amplify the presence of our most deeply held values, helping us to become aware of and live our values more fully in each moment of our day-to-day lives. This is one of several such Valuesthon events organised by International Sophrology Federation.
Annette Ebbinghaus

Competing in a race to the top: which businesses share your values?

Start: October 21, 2021 9:00 am

End: October 21, 2021 10:00 am

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Zoom Workshop

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CSR, ESG, impact, purpose, values-led – none of these concepts or approaches have stopped our slide toward extinction. Radical change is critical.

Michael Solomon will explain how businesses can escape from “business as usual” and realise their huge potential to deliver the goods and services we all need AND serve society, nature and future generations Organised by Responsible 100.
Michael Solomon

Doing what you can, where you are with what you have

Start: October 21, 2021 10:00 am

End: October 21, 2021 11:00 am

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Zoom Meeting

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Share the journey (both personal and practical) of how we launched a successful tree-planting campaign. We hope this talk will empower many others to initiate their own campaigns around the world. Organised by More Trees Campaign
Peter Lesniak
Dr Padideh Tosti

Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values

Start: October 21, 2021 10:00 am

End: October 21, 2021 11:00 am

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Zoom Meeting

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A guided dynamic relaxation practice will reconnect mind and body and amplify the presence of our most deeply held values, helping us to become aware of and live our values more fully in each moment of our day-to-day lives.

This is one of several such Valuesthon events organised by International Sophrology Federation.

Reconnecting With Ourselves – exploring who we really are

Start: October 21, 2021 10:00 am

End: October 21, 2021 12:00 pm

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Zoom Workshop

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This event is an opportunity to take time out to reflect on and explore our inner self, and connect with ourselves and others in more authentic and meaningful ways. Organised by Brahma Kumaris and UK Values Alliance.
John McConnel
Georgeanne Lamont
Charles Fowler
Samantha Fraser
Lindsay West
Jayanti Kirpalani

Gratitude + Kindness Encounters

Start: October 21, 2021 12:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 1:00 pm

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Explore, express, and experience gratitude and kindness. This is an interactive immersive experience where you are guided to reflect on gratitude and kindness connected to values, and to express that gratitude and kindness to others. Discover the difference gratitude, kindness, and other transformational values make for you – personally and professionally – and for companies, communities, and countries.

Organisers: Kevin Monroe and Jenny Haase.
Kevin Monroe
Jenny Haase

Governance: it’s not what you do it’s the way that you do it…

Start: October 21, 2021 12:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 1:00 pm

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Join a a diverse group of experienced and knowledgeable practitioners in a thought-provoking discussion to consider the importance of values and the way they are put into action (or not) in corporate governance with. There will be plenty of time allowed for attendees’ questions and general discussion.

Organised by UK Values Alliance.
Alan Williams
Charlotte Valeur
Ed Mayo
Tesse Akpeki
Pete Westall

We VALUE You! – recognising the achievement of teachers practising their values in difficult times

Start: October 21, 2021 12:30 pm

End: October 8, 2021 1:45 pm

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Teachers are among unsung heroes who have also faced a myriad of challenges and have contributed immensely to support both students and their parents during this crisis. Since the pandemic struck, teachers have silently overcome many such challenges, thinking on their feet and with little time to adapt, holding our education system together with innovation and sheer resilience. Panel discussion and Values Award Ceremony.

Organised by Val-Ed Initiatives.

Heart Focused Meditation – World Values Day 2021

Start: October 21, 2021 1:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 1:30 pm

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When we connect deeply with our hearts, our authentic values flow with ease into awareness, so we can reflect on how best to reconnect with what truly matters and how to live more in alignment with our values. This exercise will help you reconnect with the values at the heart of who you really are and what changes you could make to live more in line with your values.

Organised by Heart Math UK &Ireland and WeAddHeart.
Gavin Andrews

Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values

Start: October 21, 2021 1:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 1:45 pm

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Zoom Meeting

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Join Liz Murphy in reconnecting with our mind, body and values in an interactive event on Zoom organised by the International Sophrology Federation (ISF), one of several such events taking place online during World Values Day.

Let’s All Sing The New Reconnecting Song for World Values Day

Start: October 21, 2021 1:45 pm

End: October 21, 2021 2:00 pm

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Zoom Meeting

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Everyone is invited to have join this Zoom session to sing a new song specially composed for World Values Day by Thomas Ekbom and the well-known Swedish musician Peter Ekberg Pelz. No previous experience of singing is necessary, just bring lots of enthusiasm and joy!
Peter Ekberg Pelz
Thomas Ekbom

Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values

Start: October 21, 2021 2:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 3:00 pm

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Instagram Live

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A guided dynamic relaxation practice will reconnect mind and body and amplify the presence of our most deeply held values, helping us to become aware of and live our values more fully in each moment of our day-to-day lives. This is one of several such Valuesthon events organised by International Sophrology Federation.
Annette Eddinghaus

ReCONNECTING with VALUES – How people can help themselves (and coaches can help their clients) lead a values-aligned life… in practice.

Start: October 21, 2021 3:00 pm

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Zoom Meeting

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This session provides a step by step guide helps to identify what is important to you (myValues), translates this into a set of behaviours (myPractices), and supports you to apply the approach every day (myExperiences). The approach draws on the fields of mindfulness, psychology, neuroscience, affirmation, action learning, habit creation.

Organised by Alan Williams and Servicebrand Global.
Alan Williams

Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values

Start: October 21, 2021 3:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 4:00 pm

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Zoom Meeting

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Join Florence Parot in reconnecting with our mind, body and values in an interactive event on Zoom organised by the International Sophrology Federation (ISF), one of several such events taking place online during World Values Day.
Florence Parot

Achieving Cultures of Peace Where all Voices Matter

Start: October 21, 2021 10:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 11:30 pm

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Please join this interactive Zoom session where we will start by exploring your core values in relation to how they connect to our framework of three of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Peace, Partnership and Well-being.
Gerlinde Mayr-Meissner
Inês Medeiros
Moema Viezzer

Big Stories for Empathy – how can stories about real events help children to reconnect with Self, Others and the World?

Start: October 21, 2021 6:00 pm

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Join us at Big Stories for Empathy, a practical workshop on Zoom exploring how big stories about real events can help children feel safe, understood and motivated to act.
Sarah Pengelly
Masie Chan
Alysha Allen
Lauraine O’Shea
Li-Juan Ellerton
David Errington
Andries Du Toit

Value of Empowerment through Coaching

Start: October 21, 2021 4:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 5:00 pm

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Zoom Meeting

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Four award-winning coaches from Europe, US and Africa will discuss the Value of Empowerment through Coaching. They will focus on the various stages of empowerment, self-reflection and the impact on individuals and the system.
Yene Assegid
Janet Harvey
Dumi Magadlela
Magdalena Nowicka Mook

Career Focus Workshop

Start: October 21, 2022 4:00 pm

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The world of work is changing. We’re no longer tied to traditional career options, meaning you can forge your own path and pursue the things you’re passionate about. This workshop will teach you about the booming portfolio careers space, highlight what a portfolio career could look like for you, and showcase why it’s never been easier to honour your passions and bring your values to the forefront of your career. Organised by The Portfolio Collective
Lexi Radcliffe-Hart

Reconnecting to what what matters most in our lives

Start: October 21, 2021 5:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 6:00 pm

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Join this free virtual event organized by the Partnership for Advancement of Human Values within the 3rd Global Summit of WomenH2H and in celebration of #WorldsValuesDay.
Paul D Rowe
Noha Hefny
Keshav Gupta
Natalia Blagoeva
Sandra Ontiveros
Muskan Ajitsaria

Do American values exist?

Start: October 21, 2021 5:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 6:00 pm

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Zoom Workshop

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People throw around the term “American Values” and rarely ever discuss what those values are. Do we have a set of American Values? Do we agree on what the individual words point to? Panelists will discuss their approaches to using Values as a way to create a healthier and more unified society and we will facilitate interactive dialogues to call forth common meaning.
Dr Laura Burgis
David Green
Lissette Noboa

World Values Day Knowledge Café

Start: October 21, 2021 5:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 7:00 pm

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Guest speaker Dr Charles Savage will give an initial talk about whether and how values can help reconnect with our sense of self, with others and the wider world, and ask whether we need to shift from “Values” to “Valuing”?
Dr Charles Savage
David Gurteen

GROUND IN YOUR VALUES: Reduce Stress and Ignite Alignment Now

Start: October 21, 2021 6:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 7:00 pm

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Zoom Workshop

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During this time of increased anxiety, stress, and burnout your core values can be the grounding force that eliminates those feelings of overwhelm so that you can serve yourself and those around you from a place of wellbeing and personal alignment.
MaryBeth Hyland

The Ecosystem of Eating: Aligning your values with your diet and lifestyle choices

Start: October 21, 2021 9:00 pm

End: October 21, 2021 10:15 pm

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Zoom Meeting

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The choices we make about the foods we eat are deeply rooted in our values, and those choices directly impact the health of our earth.
ATI FARMANI
ANDRA BROSH, PH.D., BCHN

The Secret to Happiness is in Value Creation

Start: October 21, 2021 11:00 pm

End: October 22, 2021 12:00 am

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Zoom Workshop

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Join Sheyenne Kreamer of Triangle Solutions Alliance for this Zoom workshop which emphasizes the ability for everyone to experience happiness through starting their own value-based business. 
Sheyenne Kreamer

Pause ® Circle – Pausing, Reconnecting, Valuing – Walking Your Talk

Start: October 22, 2021 4:00 pm

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Zoom Meeting

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If you value yourselves sufficiently to take a pause, a breather, a connection, and a short time out to reflect, relax and de-stress,  join us at this Pause® Circle on Zoom.
Madjed Khalili
Sue Bottomley
Valuesthon 2021 Speakers and Moderators
Alysha Allen

ALYSHA ALLEN is a Year 3 Primary Teacher from Brimsdown Primary School in North London. This year she won New Teacher of the Year at the TES Awards. Alysha is a role-model for how to reconnect with one another as she is profoundly deaf and teaches a class of hearing children.

Alysha will be contributing to Big Stories for Empathy – how can stories about real events help children to reconnect with Self, Other and the World? on 21st October from 16.00 to 17.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For information on the event click here. To register click here

DR Andra Brosh

DR ANDRA BROSH PH.D., BCHN is a clinical psychologist, board-certified holistic nutritionist, and pioneer in the regenerative wellbeing movement. Her ecosystem approach to wellness integrates the mental, physical, and spiritual realms with the ecological wellbeing of the earth. She loves to share her wisdom and knowledge around the connection between our inner and outer landscapes and the relationships between values, choices, and environments in which we live. She lives in Los Angeles, seeing clients and hosting workshops at her holistic hermitage, Psyche & Salt

Andra will be co-hosting The Ecosystem of Eating: Aligning your values with your diet and lifestyle choices on Thursday 21st October from 21.00 to 22.15 BST (UTC/GMT+1) which is 13.00 to 14.00 PDT in Los Angeles. Click here for more information. Click here to join the event.

Dr Laura Burgis

DR LAURA BURGIS serves as President & CEO of The Human Values Center, based in Los Angeles, CA. As a scholar-practitioner, the heart of her work focuses on optimizing human potential so that communities flourish. Laura also serves as Vice Chair of the Charter for Compassion, a global nonprofit leading initiatives that promote healing, values-based education and conscious evolution.

Laura will be speaking at Do American Values Exist on 21st October from 17.00 to 18.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for more information, and click here to register for this event.

Kirsty Gogan a highly specialised international consultant offering thought leadership, strategy development and techno-economic expertise focused on multiplying and accelerating zero carbon technology options available for large-scale, affordable, market-based decarbonization of the global economy over a wide range of future scenarios. Kirsty is also co-founder, with Eric Ingersoll, of TerraPraxis, a new non-profit organisation working with an extensive global network to define, incubate and initiate scalable strategies that fulfil the twin missions of prosperity and decarbonisation. Kirsty’s volunteer work includes chairing the UK Government’s Nuclear Innovation Research and Advisory Board (NIRAB) Cost Reduction Working Group. She also co-founded and is now a board member of Energy for Humanity (EFH), an environmental NGO focused on large scale deep decarbonisation and energy access. Kirsty also sits on the Board of the US NGO, Nuclear Innovation Alliance and French NGO, Voices of Nuclear The US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently appointed her to serve on a new committee to identify opportunities and barriers to the commercialization of new and advanced nuclear energy technologies over the next 30 years.

KIRSTY COGAN is an international consultant focused on multiplying and accelerating zero carbon technology options available for large-scale, affordable, market-based decarbonization of the global economy over a wide range of future scenarios. Kirsty is also co-founder TerraPraxis, a new non-profit organisation working with an extensive global network to define, incubate and initiate scalable strategies that fulfil the twin missions of prosperity and decarbonisation. She co-founded and is now a board member of Energy for Humanity (EFH), an environmental NGO focused on large scale deep decarbonisation and energy access.

Kirsty will be speaking at the Universal Spirituality & Humanity Foundation’s Reconnecting with Nature event on Thursday 21st October from 12.00 to 13.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1) which is 16.30 to 18.00 IST. Click here for more information and click here to join the event.

Andries Du Toit

ANDRIES DU TOIT is Head of the Junior School at St Paul’s and All Hallows’ Schools, Tottenham. The school places Christian values at the centre of everything they do and is part of a thriving community of social action projects. They also use TBT to help children bring their values to life.

Andries will be contributing to Big Stories for Empathy – how can stories about real events help children to reconnect with Self, Other and the World? on 21st October from 16.00 to 17.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For information on the event click here. To register click here.

Ati Farmani

ATI FARMANI is founder of Ati Nutrition. From food safety and wellness tune-ups to recipe development for specific health issues, Ati offers a wide range of wellness coaching options for individuals, groups, corporations and classrooms. Fascinated by food’s healing powers, Ati combines advanced knowledge of how food is grown, its molecular composition and its nutrient values, with personal experience of eating her way to wellness. Website: www.atinutrition.com Instagram: @atinutrition

Ati will be co-hosting The Ecosystem of Eating: Aligning your values with your diet and lifestyle choices on Thursday 21st October from 21.00 to 22.15 BST (UTC/GMT+1) which is 13.00 to 14.00 PDT in Los Angeles. Click here for more information. Click here to join the event.

Charles Fowler

CHARLES FOWLER chairs the Human Values Foundation, which uses positive values to promote young people’s social and emotional development, helps run the UK Values Alliance, and is project partner of the Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice for Health and Social Care at Oxford University. He is Coordinator of World Values Day.

Charles will co-host Reconnecting With Ourselves – exploring who we really are from 10.00 to 12.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1) on Thursday 21st October: click here for more information and click here to register. He will co-facilitate World Values Day Knowledge Café from 17.00 to 19.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1) on 21st October: click here for more information and click here to register. He will also chair Reconnecting To Love – pathway to a better world from 19.00 to 20.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1) later the same day. Click here for more information and click here to watch live or here to join on Zoom.

Samantha Fraser

SAMANTHA FRASER is a primary school teacher who spent 20 years working in different countries of Africa including Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Botswana. She was actively involved in the Living Values educational programme that was initiated in 1995 in New York and has conducted various trainings in different countries. As a teacher with the Brahma Kumaris, she runs meditation sessions and a variety of self-development courses in schools, hospitals and other organisations.

Samantha will be co-facilitating Reconnecting With Ourselves – exploring who we really are from 10.00 to 12.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1) on Thursday 21st October: click here for more information and click here to register.

Maureen Goodman

MAUREEN GOODMAN is the Programme Director for the Brahma Kumaris (UK) and oversees the University’s activities in such areas as education, youth, women’s issues, interfaith dialogue and the environment. She is the University’s representative at the United Nations, Vienna and is a member of the Executive Circle of the Spirit of Humanity Forum, a platform for leaders to discover new ways to move forward, based on deep human values. She travels widely giving lectures on themes related to spiritual development.

Maureen will be taking part in Reconnecting To Love – pathway to a better world on 21st October from 19.00 to 20.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1). Click here for more information and click here to watch live or here to join on Zoom.

David Green

DAVID GREEN has played in a variety of industries and non profits. His work now centers around how we imagine, create and sustain a harmonious, just and lovely society.

David will be speaking at Do American Values Exist on 21st October from 17.00 to 18.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for more information, and click here to register for this event.

Ella Graham

ELLA GREGORY is an advocate for planetary and social wellbeing. At the moment she works specifically in youth advocacy for nature and young people’s wellbeing in educational environments. Her life is spent in dedication to fostering a peaceful, harmonious human presence on Earth, one where all can thrive and love permeates all.

Ella will be taking part in Reconnecting To Love – pathway to a better world from 19.00 to 20.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1) on 21st October. Click here for more information and click here to watch live or here to join on Zoom.

KESHAV GUPTA

KESHAV GUPTA is an entrepreneur and development expert, and founder of The Dais, working globally towards youth empowerment & International Centre for Sustainable Development. He is the winner of Karmaveer Chakra 2018, by iCONGO in Partnership with the United Nations, Global Green Schools Award at the UNGA Climate Action Week, NYC 2017.

Keshav will be speaking at Reconnecting With What Matters Most In Our Lives organised by the Partnership for Advancement of Human Values from 17.00 to 18.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on the event click here, and to register for the event click here.

David Gurteen is a writer, public speaker and conversational facilitator. The focus of his work is on Conversational Leadership – a conversational approach to the way that we live and work. He is the creator of the Knowledge Café – a conversational process to bring a group of people together to learn from each other, build relationships and make better sense of a rapidly changing, complex, less predictable world.

DAVID GURTEEN is a writer, public speaker and conversational facilitator. The focus of his work is on Conversational Leadership – a conversational approach to the way that we live and work. He is the creator of the Knowledge Café – a conversational process to bring a group of people together to learn from each other, build relationships and make better sense of a rapidly changing, complex, less predictable world.

David will be hosting and facilitating World Values Day Knowledge Café from 17.00 to 19.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1) on 21st October: click here for more information and click here to register.

Jenny Haase has spent much of her career in Leadership/Organizational Development, primarily in the areas of Client/Employee Experience, Design of Transformational Events, and C-Suite Business Support Partner. The founder of “Kindness from the Heart,” Jenny believes even the smallest act of Kindness can unleash an energy that ripples in ways unimagined… touching countless lives and transcending generations. Her mission? To share a compelling vision for creating a Legacy of Kindness.

JENNY HAASE has spent much of her career in Leadership/Organizational Development, primarily in the areas of Client/Employee Experience, Design of Transformational Events, and C-Suite Business Support Partner. The founder of “Kindness from the Heart,” Jenny believes even the smallest act of Kindness can unleash an energy that ripples in ways unimagined… touching countless lives and transcending generations. Her mission? To share a compelling vision for creating a Legacy of Kindness.

Jenny will be co-hosting three one-hour Gratitude and Kindness Encounters with Kevin Monroe on 21st October at 07:00 am EDT, 12 noon EDT, and 7:00 pm EDT (at 12 noon, 5pm and 12 midnight BST). For further information on these events click here. To register for them click here.

Robyn Hannah

ROBYN HANNA, a Rotarian since 2012, has worked with disability services for 41 years, which has focused on the de-institutionalisation of people with disabilities. This year’s World Values Day theme of “Reconnecting” is close to her heart, as this is a word that is at the forefront in this process – reconnecting people with family (whānau) their communities and to live an ordinary life.

Robyn will be speaking at the breakfast event Launching World Values Day by reconnecting with our roots, organised by Rotary Tauranga to welcome the dawn of World Values Day from 07.00 to 09,.00 on 21st October (New Zealand time) which is 19.00 to 21.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on this event click here. To register to watch the event on a live-stream click here.

Jane Harvey

JANET HARVEY is best-selling author of the book Invite Change – Lessons from 2020, The Year of No Return and CEO of inviteCHANGE, a coaching organization. Janet has trained and coached leaders at Fortune 500 companies, across 6 continents, for more than 25 years.

An early adopter for creating a coach-centered workplace, Janet has worked with global organizations and teams of leaders to establish a generative, resilient, and high-performance culture through a coaching approach.

Janet will be taking part in the Value of Empowerment panel discussion organised by the International Coaching Federation on on 21st October 2021 from 16.00 to 17.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – 11.00 to 12.00 EDT. For information of this event click here. To register for it click here.

Noho Hefny

NOHA HEFNY is Founder & CEO, People of Impact and Founding Partner and Member of the Partnership Council of WomenH2H. She is an award-winning, multilingual leader with 20 years of experience in communications and international affairs in the private sector and the UN.

Noha will be speaking at Reconnecting With What Matters Most In Our Lives organised by the Partnership for Advancement of Human Values from 17.00 to 18.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on the event click here, and to register for the event click here.

Founder of SparkVision, is known for her ability to gracefully transform disconnected leaders and their teams into a unified force for positive change. As the author of “Permission to Be Human: The Conscious Leader’s Guide to Creating Values-Driven Culture”, certified mediator, mindfulness instructor, and core values expert, she engages people all over the world to illuminate possibility and ignite alignment by living their values each day.

MARYBETH HYLAND, founder of SparkVision, is known for her ability to gracefully transform disconnected leaders and their teams into a unified force for positive change. As the author of “Permission to Be Human: The Conscious Leader’s Guide to Creating Values-Driven Culture”, certified mediator, mindfulness instructor, and core values expert, she engages people all over the world to illuminate possibility and ignite alignment by living their values each day.

MaryBeth will be hosting her workshop GROUND IN YOUR VALUES : Reduce Stress and Ignite Alignment Now on 21st October from 18.00 to 19.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For information on the event click here. To register click here.

Madjed Khalili

MOJDEH KHALILI is an executive, mother, CPA/MBA, who has lived in many cultures and countries. A community builder; Mojdeh gained credibility and recognition for innovative, award -winning school projects. She offers deep expertise of co-dependence and recovery patterns, together with Otto Scharmer’s Theory U.

Mojdeh will be co-facilitating Pause ® Circle – Pausing, Reconnecting, Valuing – Walking Your Talk on 22nd October from 16.00 to 17.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – click here for more information and here to join this event.

Dr H P Kanoria is Chairman of Universal Spirituality & Humanity Foundation. He is a renowned industrialist, banker, journalist, educationist, philanthropist, social awakener with the mission and vision for enhancing spiritual value service to humanity and taking up the cause for women awakening. Besides several humanitarian awards, he has been conferred The Global Man of the Year at the 3rd Annual Global Officials of Dignity (G.O.D) Awards, held in August 2015 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

DR H.P. KANORIA is Chairman of Universal Spirituality & Humanity Foundation. He is a renowned industrialist, banker, journalist, educationist, philanthropist, social awakener with the mission and vision for enhancing spiritual value service to humanity and taking up the cause for women awakening. Besides several humanitarian awards, he has been conferred The Global Man of the Year at the 3rd Annual Global Officials of Dignity (G.O.D) Awards, held in August 2015 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Dr Kanoria will be speaking at the Universal Spirituality & Humanity Foundation’s Reconnecting with Nature event on Thursday 21st October from 12.00 to 13.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1) which is 16.30 to 18.00 IST. Click here for more information and click here to join the event.

Jayanti Kirpalani

JAYANTI KIRPALANI is European and Middle East Director of Brahma Kumaris and their NGO Representative to the United Nations, Geneva. As an emissary for peace for over 50 years, she is a highly regarded spiritual teacher and leader who brings great clarity and wisdom to the issues of our times. In particular, she sees the erosion of spiritual values as the underlying cause of the crises that the world is facing today.

Sister Jayanti will be speaking at Reconnecting With Ourselves – exploring who we really are 10.00 to 12.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1) on Thursday 21st October: click here for more information and click here to register.

Satish Kumar is an Indian British activist and speaker. He has been a Jain monk, nuclear disarmament advocate and pacifist. Now living in England, Kumar is founder and Director of Programmes of the Schumacher College international centre for ecological studies, and is Editor Emeritus of Resurgence & Ecologist magazine. His most notable accomplishment is the completion, together with a companion, E. P. Menon, of a peace walk of over 8,000 miles in 1973–4, from New Delhi to Moscow, Paris, London, and Washington, D.C., the capitals of the world’s earliest nuclear-armed countries. He insists that reverence for nature should be at the heart of every political and social debate.

Satish Kumar, Peace-pilgrim, life-long activist and former monk, Satish Kumar has been inspiring global change for over 50 years. Aged 9, Satish renounced the world and joined the wandering Jain monks. Inspired by Gandhi, he decided at 18 that he could achieve more back in the world and soon undertook a peace pilgrimage, walking without money from India to America in the name of nuclear disarmament. Now in his 80s, Satish has devoted his life to campaigning for ecological regeneration, social justice and spiritual fulfilment. Satish founded Schumacher College as well as The Resurgence Trust, an educational charity that seeks a just future for all.

Satish will be speaking at the Universal Spirituality & Humanity Foundation’s Reconnecting with Nature event on Thursday 21st October from 12.00 to 13.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1) which is 16.30 to 18.00 IST. Click here for more information and click here to join the event.

Georgeanne Lamont

GEORGEANNE LAMONT worked on the art of transformation for 31 years, transforming classrooms, staffrooms, workplaces, businesses and care homes by using a dynamic cycle of transformation, and developing spiritual and global awareness. She founded Values and Visions Project 1989, co-authored Values and Visions 1995, The Spirited Business 2002, Values and Visions, Engaging Students and Refreshing Teachers 2019, has studied Raja Yoga for 11 years, and is a Mindfulness teacher.

Georgeanne will be co-hosting and facilitating Reconnecting With Ourselves – exploring who we really are from 10.00 to 12.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1) on Thursday 21st October: click here for more information and click here to register.

Peter Lesniak – Social entrepreneur passionate about environment regeneration through afforestation and co-founder of the More Trees Campaign.

PETER LESNIAK is a social entrepreneur passionate about environment regeneration through afforestation and co-founder of the More Trees Campaign.

He will be co-hosting an interactive session Doing what you can, where you are with what you have on 21st October from 10.00 to 11.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on the event click here. To register click here.

Paul D Lowe is Founder and CEO of World Game Changers, a heart-centred coach and mentor enabling others to also enjoy a life of health, happiness, and fulfilment.

PAUL D LOWE is Founder and CEO of World Game Changers. He is a successful author, transformational coach & mentor, and #MasteringTheGameOfLife podcast host. He has raised major sums for good causes, and become a Charity & Community Champion; something that now continues through World Game-Changers (Community Interest Company)

Paul will be speaking at Reconnecting With What Matters Most In Our Lives organised by the Partnership for Advancement of Human Values from 17.00 to 18.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on the event click here, and to register for the event click here.

Dumi Magadlela

DUMI MAGADLELA is an accredited international executive coach, team coach, coach trainer, leadership development facilitator, organizational ‘people whisperer’, and African skills development practitioner. He is an author on executive coaching, coaching approaches, ubuntu values, and people development. Dumi co-founded the Ubuntu Coaching Foundation (UCF) at The Coaching Centre (TCC) in South Africa where he has been part of Senior Faculty for over twelve years.

Dumi will be taking part in the Value of Empowerment panel discussion organised by the International Coaching Federation on on 21st October 2021 from 16.00 to 17.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – 11.00 to 12.00 EDT. For information of this event click here. To register for it click here.

Ed Mayo is the Chief Executive at Pilotlight. He joined in 2020 after a distinguished track record of non-profit leadership in civil society, including as CEO of Co-operatives UK, New Economics Foundation and National Consumer Council and as Chair of the Jubilee 2000 coalition and Involve, the democratic participation charity. Ed has been recognised for his leadership in the field by the World Economic Forum and has been awarded an honorary degree by London Met University for services to ethical markets.

He has written widely on values, the economy and society (as well as two short stories of fiction). His book ‘Values: how to bring values to life in your business’ is published by Routledge.

ED MAYO is the Chief Executive at Pilotlight. He joined in 2020 after a distinguished track record of non-profit leadership in civil society, including as CEO of Co-operatives UK, New Economics Foundation and National Consumer Council and as Chair of the Jubilee 2000 coalition and Involve, the democratic participation charity. Ed has been recognised for his leadership in the field by the World Economic Forum and has been awarded an honorary degree by London Met University for services to ethical markets. He has written widely on values, the economy and society (as well as two short stories of fiction). His book ‘Values: how to bring values to life in your business’ is published by Routledge.

Ed will be taking part in the UK Values Alliance workshop Governance: it’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it… on 21st October from 12.00 to 13.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – click here for more information on this event, and click here to register for it.

Gerlinde Mayr-Meissner

GERLINDE MAYR-MEISSNER was born in Austria, studied English and German Language and Literature at Vienna University, taught English and German at a technical college in Vienna until retirement, focuses on the role of women in society and in technology. Married, two grown-up sons.

Gerlinde will be taking part in Achieving Cultures of Peace Where all Voices Matter on 21st October from 15.00 to 16.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for more information on the event, and click here to register.

John McConnel

JOHN MCCONNEL is a stress management trainer and former prison governor and social worker. He has a strong interest in the practical application of spiritual principles and insights in daily life and runs courses, workshops and retreats designed to empower people. He is the editor of Living Our Values: an inside-out approach to change your life for the better (2013) and the author of Breaking Through the Darkness – how to defeat, depression, anxiety and stress (2020).

John will be co-hosting Reconnecting With Ourselves – exploring who we really are from 10.00 to 12.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1) on Thursday 21st October: click here for more information and click here to register.

Inês Medeiros

INES MEDEIROS is a global citizen by option, and evolutionary facilitator by conviction, and dedicates her time and energy supporting leaders and their teams in systemic transformations as founder of Values Move in São Paulo Brasil, Global Partner at Barrett Values Centre and by cocreating learning ecosystems of values driven leadership for a more open, fair and loving world where all living beings have opportunities to expand their gifts and thrive in harmony.

Ines will be taking part in Achieving Cultures of Peace Where all Voices Matter on 21st October from 15.00 to 16.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for more information on the event, and click here to register.

Kevin Monroe is on a mission to grow gratitude spanning both the globe and generations. Two core beliefs guide this work: Gratitude Changes Everything and Gratitude Experienced is better than Gratitude Explained. He designs and hosts a variety of interactive and immersive experiences all aimed at helping people explore, express, and embrace gratitude as a way of life.

KEVIN MONROE is on a mission to grow gratitude spanning both the globe and generations. Two core beliefs guide this work: Gratitude Changes Everything and Gratitude Experienced is better than Gratitude Explained. He designs and hosts a variety of interactive and immersive experiences all aimed at helping people explore, express, and embrace gratitude as a way of life.

Kevin will be co-hosting three one-hour Gratitude and Kindness Encounters with Jenny Haase on 21st October at 07:00 am EDT, 12 noon EDT, and 7:00 pm EDT (at 12 noon, 5pm and 12 midnight BST). For further information o. these events click here. To register for them click here.

Magdalena Nowicka Mook

MAGDALENA NOWICKA MOOK brings experience in fundraising, coaching, consulting and association management. She offers her vision and strategic direction as the CEO of the International Coaching Federation, where she acts as a partner to the ICF’s Global Board of Directors. Magda is a trained professional coach and systems’ facilitator. Ms. Mook received her M.S. in Economics and International Trade from the Warsaw School of Economics, Poland and speaks several languages.

Magda will be taking part in the Value of Empowerment panel discussion organised by the International Coaching Federation on on 21st October 2021 from 16.00 to 17.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – 11.00 to 12.00 EDT. For information of this event click here. To register for it click here.

Liz Murphy

LIZ MURPHY Over her career in Organisational and Leadership Development, Liz became fascinated by the power of the mind-body connection to influence performance, capability and quality of relationships, particularly during periods of rapid change. She trained in sophrology, a life-balancing mind-body practice for wellbeing, and now runs The Sophrology Academy, training professional sophrology practitioners. She is board member of the International Sophrology Federation, Fellow of the RSA, and helps run UK Values Alliance

Liz will be facilitating Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values on Thursday 21st October from 13.00 to 13.45 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for more information. Click here to register.

Lissette Noboa

LISSETTE NOBOA is a Values Advocate, Business Consultant & Founder of Values for Fashion. VFF creates awareness about the importance of Human Values, through content, clothing with significance and kids’ sponsorships. Lissette also works on the e-commerce industry, creating and launching new products. She is collaborating with a values-driven team on creating and promoting the US Values Alliance.

Lissette will be speaking at Do American Values Exist on 21st October from 17.00 to 18.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for more information, and click here to register for this event.

Sophie Nolis

SOPHIE NOLIS has trained in Sophrology, Yoga, and Meditation. After 10+ years in IT and finance procurement, Sophie successfully set up, managed and owned businesses in meditation, yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction and life coaching, with specialist knowledge in children’s yoga. She is the first qualified practitioner in Sport Sophrology in Australia as accredited by the International Sophrology Federation (ISF).

Sophie will be facilitating Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values on Thursday 21st October from 01.00 to 02.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for more information. Click here to join the event.

Sandra Ontiveros

SANDRA ONTIVEROS is COO, People of Impact and Founding Partner, WomenH2H. She is Operations Director of People of Impact, a coach specializing in empowerment, gender equity, diversity and inclusion, and an entrepreneur mentor. She facilitates the #IamRemarkable program, a Google initiative and also #NonFlict, of the Millionpeacemakers organization.

Sandra will be speaking at Reconnecting With What Matters Most In Our Lives organised by the Partnership for Advancement of Human Values from 17.00 to 18.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on the event click here, and to register for the event click here.

Phil Clothier has more than 20 years of experience working with organisational and leadership transformation. As an independent consultant he inspires, encourages and supports leaders to bring about ethical, sustainable, values-driven transformation. Together with Tor Eneroth, Phil is the co-creator of a body of work that connects the UN Sustainable Development Goals directly to organisational values, culture and leadership consciousness. Phil’s core values are Trust, Humour/Fun & Love.

PHIL CLOTHIER has more than 20 years of experience working with organisational and leadership transformation. As an independent consultant he inspires, encourages and supports leaders to bring about ethical, sustainable, values-driven transformation. Together with Tor Eneroth, Phil is the co-creator of a body of work that connects the UN Sustainable Development Goals directly to organisational values, culture and leadership consciousness. Phil’s core values are Trust, Humour/Fun & Love. Linkedin Profile

Phil will be co-hosting Reconnecting Values and Sustainability on 21st October from 08.00 to 09.00BSY (UTC/GMT+1) and again from 18.00 to 19.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For further information on these events click here, and to register for them click here.

Lauraine O'Shea

LAURAINE O’SHEA is PSHE Lead at Brimsdown Primary School and runs the Nurture class. She has been instrumental in placing mental health and wellbeing at the heart of the school and has led implementation of The Big Think Social and Emotional Learning programme.

Lauraine will be contributing to Big Stories for Empathy – how can stories about real events help children to reconnect with Self, Other and the World? on 21st October from 16.00 to 17.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For information on the event click here. To register click here.

Gail Owen is a change consultant who helps organisations in Australia reimagine the way their people connect to become resilient, inspired and engaged by creating values-driven cultures.

GAIL OWEN is a change consultant who helps organisations in Australia reimagine the way their people connect to become resilient, inspired and engaged by creating values-driven cultures.

https://www.linkedin.com/company/go-next-level

Gail will be facilitating a ValuesJam session on 21st October from 06.00 to 07.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for further information on the event, and click here to register for it.

Paul Palmarozza has worked in management positions for 51 of his 56 year business career was initially employed for 16 years by the global computer company, Control Data, in both the US & Brussels. He founded the Principled Business partnership offering drama based ethics training. He is currently a Guest Lecturer at Regent’s University in their Business School’s Entrepreneurship Programme. For 48 years Paul has been a member of an education charity offering programmes in Economics and Philosophy based on both the teaching of the both western and eastern spiritual traditions. From 2012 until 2019 he was the Director of a charitable operation, Sanskrit @ St James. In 2013 he founded If I Can…CIC, a Community Interest Company, which provides the free If I can… values app offering daily reminders about fine natural values.

PAUL PALMAROZZA after a long and successful business career, founded If I Can…CIC, a Community Interest Company, which provides the free If I can… values app offering daily reminders about fine natural values and Ethical Entrepreneur an E -Book about values in business. He is currently a Guest Lecturer at Regents University in London. He has written five books with the latest being Cultural Cycles & Climate Change.

Paul will be speaking at the Universal Spirituality & Humanity Foundation’s Reconnecting with Nature event on Thursday 21st October from 12.00 to 13.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1) which is 16.30 to 18.00 IST. Click here for more information and click here to join the event.

Florence Parot works with stress, sleep and burnout management. She lectures in many Sophrology schools around Europe and writes books & articles on applied Sophrology. Florence runs a retreat centre dedicated to burnout prevention and management in the heart of the French countryside. She has now also started her own school in France training people to become professional sophrology practitioners

FLORENCE PAROT works with stress, sleep and burnout management. She lectures in many Sophrology schools around Europe and writes books & articles on applied Sophrology. Florence runs a retreat centre dedicated to burnout prevention and management in the heart of the French countryside. She has now also started her own school in France training people to become professional sophrology practitioners

She will be facilitating Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values on 21st October from 15.00 to 16.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) which is 16.00 to 17.00 CEST. Click here for further information on the event, and click here to register for it.

Sarah Pengelly

SARAH PENGELLY led the development of The Big Think, an innovative values-based learning programme for children aged 4 to 11, developed by the Human Values Foundation. Sarah taught in London Primary schools for 12 years, studied for MA Educational Psychotherapy and previously worked at BBC Creative Services. Sarah believes that primary school teachers and children are desperate for change in education policy, with a shift in focus towards the development of the whole child, rather than on test results, and hopes The Big Think can play a big role in this change.

Sarah will be facilitating Big Stories for Empathy – how can stories about real events help children to reconnect with Self, Other and the World? on 21st October from 16.00 to 17.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For information on the event click here. To register click here.

Matthew Pye has been a teacher for over 20 years, first in the UK, then Germany and now for 14 years in Brussels. For over a decade, he has worked with leading scientists in sustainability, with a focus on climate change. Most notably, in collaboration with Michael Wadleigh (Oscar Winner, dir. ‘Woodstock’ (1970) and Birgit van Munster (IPPC Expert Reviewer) he established the Climate Academy in 2011. This innovative work to hothouse gifted and talented students in the science and social realities of climate change was recognized by the offer of Full Membership to the Club of Rome (EU Chapter) in 2016. The Academy organized the first climate protest in the world to number more than one person – an example of the social entrepreneurial skills that are fostered. Their latest project, ‘“The Writing’s on the Wall” aims to go viral – to bring clarity and depth to media reporting on the climate crisis. The focus of this artistic project is the concept “cut11percent”, a climate change index that has been endorsed by the world’s most eminent climate

MATTHEW PYE has been a teacher for over 20 years, first in the UK, then Germany and now for 14 years in Brussels. For over a decade, he has worked with leading scientists in sustainability, with a focus on climate change. Most notably, in collaboration with Michael Wadleigh (Oscar Winner, dir. ‘Woodstock’ (1970) and Birgit van Munster (IPPC Expert Reviewer) he established the Climate Academy in 2011. This innovative work to hothouse gifted and talented students in the science and social realities of climate change was recognized by the offer of Full Membership to the Club of Rome (EU Chapter) in 2016.

Matthew will be speaking at the Universal Spirituality & Humanity Foundation’s Reconnecting with Nature event on Thursday 21st October from 12.00 to 13.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1) which is 16.30 to 18.00 IST. Click here for more information and click here to join the event.

Tor Eneroth

TOR ENEROTH believes that organisations work better when leaders are focused on building conscious, values‐driven cultures for the wellbeing of their people, the society and all life on earth. Tor works as an independent consultant committed to collaborating with people who share the same passion to consciously create conditions for a more sustainable way of life today, tomorrow, together. Tor’s core values are Compassion, Continuous learning, Trust, Making a difference, Future generations and Generosity. Linkedin Profile

Tor will be co-hosting Reconnecting Values and Sustainability on 21st October from 08.00 to 09.00BSY (UTC/GMT+1) and again from 18.00 to 19.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For further information on these events click here, and to register for them click here.

Katrina Ramage

Katrina Ramage was born in Scotland and worked in communications and governmental organisations in London for 20 years. She focusses on supporting social regeneration initiatives, and has also established a number of global businesses and social enterprises. She is Global Ambassador for World Values Day and is championing ‘Reconnecting with Roots’ this year.

Katrina will be speaking at the breakfast event Launching World Values Day by reconnecting with our roots, organised by Rotary Tauranga to welcome the dawn of World Values Day from 07.00 to 09,.00 on 21st October (New Zealand time) which is 19.00 to 21.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on this event click here. To register to watch the event on a live-stream click here

Tom Rauch

TOM RAUSCH is Director of Consulting at Barrett Values Centre. His focus is on helping global companies align their leadership teams, company culture, and people to deliver on their sustainable business strategy. As a grandfather of four, he is fully committed to the decade of action to deliver the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomrausch/

Tom will be hosting a seminar on Reconnecting with the Values We Most Need Now on 21st October from 15.00 to 16.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) or 10.00 to 11.00 EDT. To find out more about the seminar click here. To register click here.

Dorna Revie

DORNA REVIE is the founder and CEO of The Energy Centre School and it’s subsidiary Sophrology Center Online where she teaches the Professional Sophrologist Diploma. She has been teaching sophrology for over 30 years. As President of the International Sophrology Federation, Dorna’s vision of sophrology is a world wide web of sophrologists who are shining lights spreading joy and happiness throughout the world.

Dorna will be facilitating Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values on 21st October from 10.00 to 11.00 BST(UTC/GMT+1). Click here for more information on the event, and click here to join the event.

Rachel Rubio

RAQUEL RUBIO is a learning expert with over 15 years’ experience in leading and coaching individuals as well as teams in organisations in various leadership roles . She founded Art2BeHuman, a movement that aims to empower human beings to connect to their true nature. Raquel discovered sophrology as a teenager growing up in Spain and decided to become a sophrologist herself, having experienced first-hand the benefits of this beautiful practice. She uses sophrology to empower others to take personal responsibility in creating the conditions to thrive. She is also a member of the board of the International Sophrology Federation.

She will be facilitating Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values on 21st October from 20.00 to 21.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) which is 15.00 to 16.00 EDT or 12.00 to 13.00 PDT. For further information on this event click here. To join the event on Zoom click here.

Charles Savage

DR CHARLES SAVAGE: In spite of a long career consulting and teaching MBA and Sustainability classes around the world and a list of publications, Charles has been inflicted by a profound curiosity virus and awareness of how little is really known of the dynamics of life itself, like “is REALITY a NOUN or VERB – given or co-created through our interacting?” He is President and Mentor, Knowledge Era Enterprising, International, and helps companies discover the tremendous human potential of knowledge era enterprising. His book, Fifth Generation Management, has been widely acclaimed and translated into Japanese and Korean.

Charles will be speaking at World Values Day Knowledge Café from 17.00 to 19.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1) on 21st October: click here for more information and click here to register.

Mike Savage

MIKE SAVAGE, a Rotarian since 2005, is well-known within the Tauranga community. He works as Celebrant and Funeral Director by profession and is known for his warmth and compassion in that role. As a Rotarian, he also works with the Salvation Army, as a JP, as a volunteer remedial reading tutor at a Tauranga College and as a volunteer at Riding for Disabled.

Mike will be speaking at the breakfast event Launching World Values Day by reconnecting with our roots, organised by Rotary Tauranga to welcome the dawn of World Values Day from 07.00 to 09,.00 on 21st October (New Zealand time) which is 19.00 to 21.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on this event click here. To register to watch the event on a live-stream click here.

Dr Padideh Tosti – London business consultant and the co-founder of the More Trees Campaign

DR PADIDEH TOSTI is a London business consultant and the co-founder of the More Trees Campaign.

She will be co-hosting an interactive session Doing what you can, where you are with what you have on 21st October from 10.00 to 11.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on the event click here. To register click here.

Charlotte Valeur is an experienced Chair, Non-Executive Director and corporate governance expert with extensive investment banking background. A regular public speaker, se speaks among other things about values, leadership, governance and equality.She has been a director of 7 public companies, including three appointments as chair. In addition she has board experience with a range of unlisted companies including international engineering firm Laing O’Rourke, BT Pension Fund, Chair of Institute of Directors U.K. and Founder and Chair of Board Apprentice.

CHARLOTTE VALEUR is an experienced Chair, Non-Executive Director and corporate governance expert with extensive investment banking background. A regular public speaker, she speaks among other things about values, leadership, governance and equality. She has been a director of 7 public companies, including three appointments as chair. In addition, she has board experience with a range of unlisted companies including international engineering firm Laing O’Rourke, BT Pension Fund, Chair of Institute of Directors U.K. and Founder and Chair of Board Apprentice.

Charlotte will be taking part in the UK Values Alliance workshop Governance: it’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it… on 21st October from 12.00 to 13.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – click here for more information on this event, and click here to register for it.

Dr Rahul Varma is a multifaceted Corporate Executive and Philanthropist with a distinguished career in diverse roles spanning over 35 years. A leader whether Corporate or Charity with a strong vision and dedication to his commitments. He has held Strategic Senior Positions with Large Companies in India as Director and President. He is associated with various Chambers of Commerce and has been instrumental in launching a nationwide initiative for promoting Spirituality @ Work (Sach Bharat- Sach Visva) as the chairman of the committee (ASSOCHAM).

DR RAHUL VARMA is a multifaceted Corporate Executive and Philanthropist with a distinguished career in diverse roles spanning over 35 years. A leader whether Corporate or Charity with a strong vision and dedication to his commitments. He has held Strategic Senior Positions with large companies in India as Director and President. He is associated with various Chambers of Commerce and has been instrumental in launching a nationwide initiative for promoting Spirituality @ Work (Sach Bharat- Sach Visva) as the chairman of the committee (ASSOCHAM).

Dr Varma will be speaking at the Universal Spirituality & Humanity Foundation’s Reconnecting with Nature event on Thursday 21st October from 12.00 to 13.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1) which is 16.30 to 18.00 IST. Click here for more information and click here to join the event.

Moema Viezzer

MOEMA VIEZZER from Brazil, is a sociologist (M.A.) and popular educator internationally known for her engagement with social issues, particularly within the feminist and environmental movements. She is the author of various publications. The first one “Let me speak…” an oral history based on Domitila`s testimony – was translated into 14 languages. Her last publication is about “Abya Yala” – Genocide-resistance-survival of more than 70million people from the First Nation in the Americas. Moema is also committed with dissemination of the Earth Charter since 1992.

Moema will be taking part in Achieving Cultures of Peace Where all Voices Matter on 21st October from 15.00 to 16.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for more information on the event, and click here to register.

Lindsay West

LINDSAY WEST is a successful coach, trainer and business owner, with a drive for values-based results and a passion for people development. Founder of Values Coach UK www.valuescoach.co.uk, owner and coach at www.careercoachlondon.com and author of Amazon bestselling book ‘Coaching with Values’, Lindsay is committed to putting values at the heart of coaching practice.

Lindsay will be speaking at Reconnecting With Ourselves – exploring who we really are from 10.00 to 12.00 BST (UTC/GMT +1) on Thursday 21st October: click here for more information and click here to register.

Peter Westall

PETER WESTALL Westall is the Chief Values Officer for The Midcounties Co-operative, part of the Executive team, and has worked there for 30 years. Pete has overall responsibility for the Society’s Social Responsibility agenda, as well as ensuring Co-operative Values & Principles are at the heart of Society. He has a background in both retail and responsible business and believes all businesses have a responsibility to the communities in which they trade. He is member of the Business in the Community West Midlands Leadership Board; member of the CBI Regional Council and the Chair of Bright Future Co-operative, which is dedicated to the employment of survivors of Modern Slavery.

He will be taking part in the UK Values Alliance workshop Governance: it’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it… on 21st October from 12.00 to 13.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – click here for more information on this event, and click here to register for it.

Alan Williams

ALAN WILLIAMS is Founder and M.D. of SERVICEBRAND GLOBAL, which helps progressive leaders of service sector organisations internationally and in UK to deliver values driven service for sustained performance. An author and international speaker, his projects have achieved measurable business impact and gained industry awards. Alan is Founder of the Global Values Alliance, a Steering Group member of the UK Values Alliance and non-executive director of British Quality Foundation.

Alan will be chairing the UK Values Alliance workshop Governance: it’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it… on 21st October from 12.00 to 13.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – click here for more information on this event, and click here to register for it. He will also be hosting ReCONNECTING with VALUES – How people can help themselves (and coaches can help their clients) lead a values-aligned life… in practice later that day from 15.00 to 16.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – click here for more information and here to register for this event.

Annette Ebbinghaus is a Master Sophrologist, Certified HeartMath coach, NLP & Hypnosis Practitioner and MindfulnessInSchools trainer based in Geneva. Founder of beChill programmes for teens and kids transforming anxious energy into calm confidence. Annette is also passionate about and works in the area of burnout

ANNETTE EBBINGHAUS is a Master Sophrologist, Certified HeartMath coach, NLP & Hypnosis Practitioner and MindfulnessInSchools trainer based in Geneva. Founder of beChill programmes for teens and kids transforming anxious energy into calm confidence. Annette is also passionate about and works in the area of burnout prevention. http://www.trulybalance.com/en/

Annette will be hosting Sophrology Practice – Reconnecting Mind, Body, Values on Instagram Live on Thursday 21st from 08.00 to 09.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – for further information on this event click here. To register click here. She will host this workshop again on Zoom from 14.00 to 15.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For further information click here. To register click here

TESSE ALPEKI is a Director of Tesse Akpeki Associates.  She is a social entrepreneur, thought leader and story teller. Tesse is a governance enthusiast and leadership strategist providing human-centred and purpose-driven leadership, governance development and crafted C-suite support. She helps leaders embrace the importance of compliance and regulation by working with them to codesign solutions and address situations that confront the organisations that present opportunities, threats, puzzles or pathways to something different.  Tesse hosts inclusive conversation to explore issues, concerns or developments and these often highlight different options and alternatives.

TESSE ALPEKI is a Director of Tesse Akpeki Associates. She is a social entrepreneur, thought leader and story teller. Tesse is a governance enthusiast and leadership strategist providing human-centred and purpose-driven leadership, governance development and crafted C-suite support. She helps leaders embrace the importance of compliance and regulation by working with them to codesign solutions and address situations that confront the organisations that present opportunities, threats, puzzles or pathways to something different. Tesse hosts inclusive conversation to explore issues, concerns or developments and these often highlight different options and alternatives.

Tesse will be taking part in the UK Values Alliance workshop Governance: it’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it… on 21st October from 12.00 to 13.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – click here for more information on this event, and click here to register for it.

Michael Soloman has worked at the experimental edges of business responsibility for over 20 years, founding Profit Through Ethics Ltd in 2003 and the Responsible 100 initiative in 2012. Responsible 100 is now trialling tools to enable the radical transformation in business that the existential crises we face demand, enabling and incentivises any business to adopt the best social and environmental practices it possibly can, creating a race to the top.

MICHAEL SOLOMON has worked at the experimental edges of business responsibility for over 20 years, founding Profit Through Ethics Ltd in 2003 and the Responsible 100 initiative in 2012. Responsible 100 is now trialling tools to enable the radical transformation in business that the existential crises we face demand, enabling and incentivises any business to adopt the best social and environmental practices it possibly can, creating a race to the top.

Michael will be hosting Competing in a race to the top: which businesses share your values? On 21st October from 09.00 to 10.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for more information on the event. Click here to register.

Lexi Radcliffe-Hart

Lexi Radcliffe-Hart, Community Events Manager at The Portfolio Collective – wordsmith, marketer, community leader. Lexi loves telling stories, and helping others tell theirs. She hosts many of The Portfolio Collective’s events and is happiest next to the beating heart of communities.

Lexi will be hosting Portfolio Collective’s Career Focus Workshop on 21st October from 16.00 to 17.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for further information about the event, and click here to register.

Angie Chaplin

Angie Chaplin is the founder and owner of Mindful Leadership, a coaching and consulting practice grounded in leadership research and guided by mindful behavior. With more than two decades of work in organisational leadership and human resources, Angie is a sought-after speaker, coach, facilitator, and educator. Leveraging her own journey from alcohol addiction to business owner, Angie exemplifies leadership qualities such as bravery, resilience, and authenticity, as she coaches leaders to find their voice by aligning their values with their vision.

Sheyenne Kreamer

SHEYENNE KREAMER has spent the last 25 years helping people in career transition to explore entrepreneurial alternatives. From colleges and universities to homeless shelters and prisons, Sheyenne has proven that entrepreneurship can be for the many instead of the few!

Sheyenne will be hosting The Secret to Happiness is in Value Creation workshop on 21st October from 6pm to 7pm EDT or 23.00 to 24.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on this event click here. To register for it click here.

Yene Assegid

YENE ASSEGID is a seasoned transformational leadership practitioner with 28+ years in the field of leadership and personal development. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and holds the credential of Master Certified Coach, “MCC”. She is known for creating opportunities for sustainable intentional transformation at the individual, organisational and community levels

Yene will be taking part in the Value of Empowerment panel discussion organised by the International Coaching Federation on on 21st October 2021 from 16.00 to 17.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – 11.00 to 12.00 EDT. For information of this event click here.

Gavin Andrews

GAVIN ANDREWS is the Managing Director of HeartMath® UK and Ireland. He discovered HeartMath, coherence and heart-based living 14 years ago. Since then, he has found joy, meaning and purpose in sharing the science and practice of coherence with others. In addition to sharing coherence through HeartMath, Gavin also founded WeAddHeart, a growing international movement empowering people to connect with their own hearts and the hearts of others; to live more fully from the heart and to add more heart and coherence to the world.

Gavin will be facilitating Heart Focussed Meditation – Heart Values into Heart Actions on Thursday 21st October from 13.00 BST to 13.20 BST (UTC/GMT+1). Click here for more information on this event. Click here to register.

Richard Barrett

RICHARD BARRETT is a globally recognized thought influencer in Conscious, Values-Based Leadership, Cultural Transformation, Personal Development, and the metrics of personal, cultural, and societal wellbeing. He is the President of the Barrett Academy, the Founder of the Barrett Values Centre, the Leader of the global Humanity Awareness Initiative and Global Wellbeing Indicators for nations, a Fellow of the World Business Academy, and Former Values Coordinator at the World Bank.

Richard will be speaking at Reconnecting humanity to launch a new worldview on 21ST October from 08.00 to 08.30 and again from 17.00 to 17.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on these events click here. To register for them click here.

NATALIA BLAGOEVA

NATALIA BLAGOEVA is Founder of the Global Community of Changemakers, WomenH2H. Educator, Thought Leader and Speaker, a Change Whisperer©, Impact Co-creator, a Socialpreneur and Disruptpreneur. She is a “recovering idealist creating opportunities for us to deepen our understanding of our reality and consciously participate in shaping our own future.”

Natalia will be speaking at Reconnecting With What Matters Most In Our Lives organised by the Partnership for Advancement of Human Values from 17.00 to 18.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on the event click here, and to register for the event click here.

Sue Bottomley

SUE BOTTOMLEY is an energy artisan, seer, healer known as a cutting-edge, “go to” executive coach. Unravelling dissonance in “stories” soma, spirit, with Sue you are invited to integrate wounds, dissolve beliefs, release behaviours and habits to encourage fulfilment, happiness, and inner peace.

Sue will be co-facilitating Pause ® Circle – Pausing, Reconnecting, Valuing – Walking Your Talk on 22nd October from 16.00 to 17.30 BST (UTC/GMT+1) – click here for more information and here to join this event.

Muskan Ajitsaria

MUSKAN AJITSARIA is research associate at The Dais, law student and freelancer, She is highly inclined towards diplomacy and international law and wishes to make a career out of it.

Muskan will be speaking at Reconnecting With What Matters Most In Our Lives organised by the Partnership for Advancement of Human Values from 17.00 to 18.00 BST (UTC/GMT+1). For more information on the event click here, and to register for the event click here.