Plug Into Our Conversation With Elisabet Sahtouris on November 27, 2014


Elisabet Sahtouris, M.S., Ph.D is an evolution biologist, futurist, professor, speaker, author and sustainability consultant to businesses, government agencies and other organizations. She is a US and Greek citizen living in Spain while lecturing, doing workshops and media appearances in Europe, North, Central and South America, the MidEast, Asia and Australia/New Zealand.

Dr. Sahtouris received a B.F.A. from Syracuse University, an M.S. from Indiana University and a Ph.D. from Dalhousie University in Canada. She held post-doctoral research grants at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City and at Massachusetts General Hospital, taught at the Mass. Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of Massachusetts and the Bainbridge Graduate Institute´s MBA program.

Dr. Sahtouris was a science writer for the NOVA-HORIZON TV series, (WGBH Boston/ BBC London), a UN Consultant on indigenous peoples, in China under the auspices of the Chinese National Science Organization, is a Fellow of the World Business Academy and holder of its Elisabet

Sahtouris Chair in Living Economies and is an advisor to Ethical Markets. She was a regular columnist for Mitsubishi ex-CEO’sTachi Kiuchi’s newsletter The Bridge, published in Tokyo for the Japanese Parliament and business leadership and co-convened two international symposia on the Foundations of Science in Hokkaido, Japan and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Dr. Sahtouris participated in two invitational dialogues with HH the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India and in the Vatican, Rome, and is one of the people identified as Cultural Creatives in the book of that title by Paul Ray and Sherry Anderson. She is a member of the Evolutionary Leaders and of Rising Women; Rising World.

Speaking/Consulting Venues include:

  • United Nations, New York
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
  • Environmental Protection Agency, Washington DC
  • The World Bank, Washington, DC
  • The Santa Fe Institute
  • Siemens International Management Seminar, Stanford University
  • Boeing Management, St. Louis
  • State of the World Forums in San Francisco and New York.
  • Tokyo Dome Stadium
  • Sao Paulo’s Getulio Vargas Business University
  • UNIMED Foundation in Brasilia
  • National Tax Office of Australia, Canberra
  • New Zealand Gov’t Dept of Environment
  • Australian Public Relations Institute
  • TamChang University in Taiwan
  • World Futures Society and Foundation for the Future
  • Bahrain Banking Conference
  • World Parliament of Religions, S. Africa
  • First Rand Banks, S. Africa
  • Netherlands Government, all Depts
  • TEDx Hamburg, Germany
  • TEDx Marrakech, Morocco
  • Sri Lanka Ethical Clothing Design Conference
  • London Alternatives (and other venues in London)
  • Knight-Ridder Publications
  • Scientists & Sages Conference, San Diego
  • Science & NonDuality, San Francisco and Amsterdam
  • Voyage of Aloha Conference, Honolulu, by Wld. Bus. Acad & J. Campbell Fdn
  • Xynteo Foundation’s annual retreat for corporate execs and board members


— EarthDance: Living Systems in Evolution, iUniverse, 2000
— Biology Revisioned, co-authored with Willis Harman, North Atlantic & IONS, 1998
— A Walk Thru Time: From Stardust to Us, Wiley: New York 1998
— GAIA: the Human Journey from Chaos to Cosmos, Pocketbooks NY 1989, editions in English, Greek, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and Danish.
Book Chapters in:
— A New Renaissance: Transforming Science, Spirit and Society, edit. D. Lorimer and O. Robinson, Floris Books, London, 2010
— Five Questions that Change Everything, Scherer, John, Imagine Books, 2009
— Mind Before Matter: Visions of a New Science of Consciousness, edit. T. Pfeiffer and J. Mack, O Books 2007
— Be the Change: Action and Reflection from People Changing Our World, Trenna Cormack, Love Books, Bristol, UK 2007
— Science and the Re-enchantment of the Cosmos, Laszlo, Ervin, Inner Traditions 2006
— When Worlds Converge, Matthews, C.N., Tucker, M.E., Hefner, P.E., Open Court, Chicago 2002
— Gaia in Action, edit. P.Bunyard (The Gaia Controversy: A Case for the Earth as an Evolving Organism) 1996.
— Roads to Ecology, Quest books, Wheaton Illinoi, 1994s
— Visions for the 21st Century, Ed. Moorcroft, Adamantine Press, London, 1992
— CHINA: Science Walks on Two Legs, Avon, NY 1975, co-authored
Articles & Interviews (too numerous to list , see for a selection
—Dalai Lama Renaissance
—I AM the Documentary by Tom Shadyac
—The Money Fix
—Death by Medicine
—Thrive —Occupy Love
—Femme —Money & Life
—Love Thy Nature


Elisabet Sahtouris, Ph.D.
Cami es Verger 7-C
Deia, Mallorca 07179 Spain
tel: +34 971 636 234

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