Intergenerational Thought Leadership - International Women's Day at RSA, Thursday 8th March 2012 (inc. speakers' biogs & selected presentations)

Event Speaker contributing to Image, Consumption & Responsible Lifestyles:


Hazel Henderson - Ethical Markets Media, LLC

(via live videocast from US courtesy of Ethical Markets Media, LLC)

Hazel Henderson is the founder of Ethical Markets Media, LLC and the creator and Co-executive Producer of its TV series. She is a world renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a worldwide syndicated columnist, consultant on sustainable development, and author of The Axiom and Nautilus award-winning book Ethical Markets:  Growing the Green Economy (2006) and eight other books, She co-edited with Harland Cleveland and Inge Kaul, The UN: Policy and Financing Alternatives, Elsevier Scientific, UK 1995 (US edition, 1996).


In addition, she has been Regent's Lecturer at the University of California-Santa Barbara, held the Horace Albright Chair in Conservation at the University of California-Berkeley, and advised the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment and the National Science Foundation from 1974 to 1980. She holds Honorary Doctor of Science degrees from the University of San Francisco, Soka University (Tokyo) and Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts (USA). She is an active member of the National Press Club (Washington DC), the World Future Society (USA), a Fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation and a member of the Association for Evolutionary Economics.


Ms Henderson has many awards and is listed in Who’s Who USA, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in Business and Finance and Who’s Who in Science and Technology. She is an Honorary Member of the Club of Rome. She shared the 1996 Global Citizen Award with Nobel Prize Winner A. Perez Esquivel of Argentina. In 2007, she was elected a Fellow to Britain’s Royal Society of Arts, founded in 1754, and in 2010 she was honoured as one of the "Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behaviour 2010" by Trust Across America.


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Event Speaker contributing to Education, Psychology & Coaching for Change:


Dr Dina Glouberman


Dina Glouberman, Ph.D, is the co-founder of Skyros Holistic Holidays which offer wide-ranging courses, including world-famous writers labs, in beautiful locations and with a unique community atmosphere. The first alternative holiday centre in Europe, now with holidays in Greece, Thailand, Cambodia and Cuba, Skyros has been the subject of novels, films, short stories, and poems and started a trend in alternative and holistic holidays that spread throughout the world.


Dina Glouberman is a pioneer in Imagework, a self-help method of using inner imagery to understand ourselves and guide our lives from a whole new perspective, and also has a unique life enhancing perspective in burnout that has helped thousands of sufferers. She is the best-selling author of the classic “Life Choices, Life Changes” now in its fifth edition and “The Joy of Burnout” in its third edition, both translated into many languages.


President of the International Imagework Association, she runs Imagework training courses widely in the UK, Europe, the USA, Russia and Japan. She also appears regularly on British radio and TV.


For further information about Dina Glouberman, her business activities and professional work, please see:, and

Event Speaker contributing to Gender Equality, Employment & Entrepreneurship:

Kirsty Schneeberger MBE - Stakeholder Forum

(via Skype from US)


Before joining Stakeholder Forum in July 2011, Kirsty coordinated the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change's Youth Advisory Panel which gives young people the opportunity to be actively involved in the Department's decision making processes.


From 2008 to 2010 Kirsty was a coordinator of the UK Youth Climate Coalition and participated in the UNFCCC negotiations as a youth delegate. Through this engagement at the UN, Kirsty developed the campaign 'How old will you be in 2050?' leading to the online advocacy platform Think2050. She has also worked for WWF, CPRE and the Otesha Project and volunteered for various environmental charities.


Kirsty is a Council Member of the UK Environmental Law Association, a trustee of the charity the Public Interest Research Centre (PIRC), a Director of the ICE Coalition, and an adviser to the Intergenerational Foundation. In the June 2010 Queen's Birthday Honours list, Kirsty was Honoured as an MBE for services to environmental conservation.


For more information about Kirsty Schneeberger MBE, please see:

Event Speaker contributing to Household, Family & Healthcare:


Elizabeth Boultbee FIPA MIEx MIHM - Boultbee & Co


Elizabeth has been involved in the operational management of hospitals; the financing of healthcare projects and the development & maintenance of patient flows from international sources to the UK for over 20 years.


Elizabeth was the Head of International Business for HCA; General Manager of the International & Private Unit at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital (in the top 5 children’s hospitals in the world) for 4 years; General Manager of Moorfields Private at Moorfields Eye Hospital – the oldest and largest ophthalmic centre in the world and Business Manager at the Private Patient Unit of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for 4 years significantly increasing international patient flows in each hospital. Elizabeth has also worked for BUPA and PPP – the two main private healthcare insurers in the UK.


Elizabeth now has her own international healthcare consultancy business – Boultbee & Co - specializing in the development of patient referrals from the Middle East, establishing international patient centres and in general operational issues within the private sector. Clients have includes Bupa Cromwell Hospital, King’s College Hospital, Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals, BMI Healthcare and the US third party administrator – QHM.


Elizabeth is also a partner in London Medicine UK – offering a range of consultancy services including the provision of pharmaceuticals and medical consumables to foreign governments.


Elizabeth was the “Women in Business in the ArabWorld” award winner in 2002 and secured the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2009 for HCA. Elizabeth is on the Advisory Board of the Medical Tourism Association (USA), the Advisory Board of JP Clinics (China) and Executive Director of D&TET (Nigeria). She is also a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants (FIPA); a Member of the Institute of Export (MIEx) and a Member of the Institute of Health Management (MIHM).

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Event Speaker contributing to Finance, Pensions & Investing Responsibly:


Sarah Pennells - Savvy Woman

Sarah Pennells is a personal finance journalist, author, broadcaster and founder of a finance website for women and is a regular commentator on finance issues on television and in print media.


Before launching SavvyWoman, Sarah worked as a freelance personal finance writer and was also a freelance reporter for BBC1’s Saturday Breakfast programme and Radio 4’s You and Yours. Before going freelance, Sarah worked on Radio 4’s Moneybox.


Sarah has written three books; on money and relationships, green and ethical money and divorce and finance and runs a media training and web film production company with a former BBC colleague.                                                                           

                                                                                                                                       Photo by Simon Brown


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Event Speaker contributing to Leisure, Volunteering & Giving:

Samantha Mauger - CEO, Age UK (London)


Sam has been working in the third sector for 14 years, managing partnerships with borough-based and regionally-based statutory authorities and independent Age UKs and Age Concerns, as well as other charitable organisations. She has managed the large-scale operational delivery of health and social care in the voluntary sector and has been instrumental in developing consultation with older people to support policy and service delivery development in London.

Sam is familiar with the governance challenges that face the third sector and she is interested in policy and research issues that affect older people.


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