Nicole Schwab is author of The Heart of the Labyrinth, a spiritual parable acclaimed as a beautiful exploration of deep mind, offering a message of Earth-centered wisdom. She is the Founding Director of the Forum of Young Global Leaders (2004-2006), and co-founder of EDGE Certified (2009-2013), a global scheme certifying organizations for closing the gender gap in the workplace. Previously, she worked on health sector reform projects in Latin America for the World Bank and the Ministry of Health of Bolivia. Nicole holds a Master in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University. She serves on the Boards of several non-profit organizations active in reforestation, ocean conservation and women’s empowerment.