Agapi Stassinopoulos – Teacher & Author
Agapi a speaker at various international conferences and events, is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and is the author of the best-seller, Unbinding the Heart – A Dose of Greek Wisdom, Generosity and Unconditional Love. Agapi and her sister Arianna Huffington are committed to the improvement of well-being in human beings and will soon launch a new health and wellness venture, ‘Thrive’.
Bisila Bokoko – Entrepreneur
Bisila is an award-winning businesswoman, public speaker and philanthropist. Born and raised in Spain she held the position of Executive Director at Spain-US Chamber of Commerce in New York City. She is currently the CEO & Founder of BBES, a brand-consulting firm. Bisila is also the founder of BBALP: a non-profit, committed to opening libraries in Africa. She earned two Master’s degrees in International Relations and Business Administration and holds a Law degree from Universidad CEU San Pablo.
Hakeem Rahim – Mental Health Advocate
Hakeem holds a BA in Psychology from Harvard University and dual masters from Columbia University. He is the founder of Live Breather, LLC, a professional consultative services company that focuses on educational consulting and mental health advocacy. He is the author of ‘Magenta Your Conscience’ and is a recorded spoken word artist.
Josh Mitteldorf – Theoretical Biologist
After 30 years wandering in the plasma physics of extragalactic radio sources, Josh came to the study of aging in 1996 to correct a fundamental error in the foundations of evolutionary theory. After 20 years, the revolution in biological concept of aging that he initiated is now coming to fruition. Along the way, he learned to keep his own body young. Josh shares a comprehensive health program at AgingAdvice.org, and writes a regular aging column for ScienceBlog.org.
His political writings appear at OpEdNews.com, and his poetry is featured at PoemHunter.com. In private life, Josh teaches yoga, advocates for fair elections, plays piano and French horn. His two grown daughters were among the first girls adopted from China in the 1980s. He recently co-authored the book Cracking The Aging Code –The New Science of Growing Old –And What It Means for Staying Young, a thoughtful examination of the role of aging and death in supporting life. Josh has also researched and taught at MIT, Harvard, and Berkeley.
Mark Matousek – Author
Mark is the author of two award-winning memoirs, Sex Death, Enlightenment: A True Story and The Boy He Left Behind: A Man’s Search For His Lost Father as well as When You’re Falling, Dive: Lessons in the Art of Living and Ethical Wisdom: The Search for a Moral Life. A featured blogger for Psychology Today, Huffington Post, he has contributed to numerous anthologies and publications including The New Yorker, O: The Oprah Magazine (contributing editor) and The New York Times Magazine. A popular lecturer and writing teacher, he is on the faculty of The Omega Institute, Kripalu, Esalen, and is the Creative Director of V-Men (with Eve Ensler), an organization devoted to ending violence against women and girls.
Shefali Tsabary – Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Shefali is a world-renowned clinical psychologist who received her doctorate from Columbia University. She is also an acclaimed author of the award –winning book The Conscious Parent and is an expert international speaker. Her latest book, The Awakened Family gives us daily skills and tools to revolutionize our families and our parenting. Dr. Shefali is Oprah’s Parenting Expert and is often seen on SuperSoul Sunday on OWN. She specializes in the integration of Eastern philosophy and Western psychology and her message has the potential to change people’s lives for generations to come.
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