How to Heal the World and Ourselves

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This Saturday, a very special event is taking place around the world, and you can experience it from the comfort of your living room. Healing Hotels of the World, the only global holistic hospitality group, will present their first virtual Visionaries’ Table, featuring some of the greatest minds on the planet.

You can join in a dialogue with an Alternative Nobel Prize laureate, a former Bhutan Ambassador to the UN advocating Gross National Happiness, a Master of Spiritual Awareness, the Founder of Cancer Wellness magazine, a senior advocate of Refugees International, and a sustainability cuisine innovator.

I will be hosting and moderating this incredible gathering of people sharing their knowledge and imparting their wisdom on how to spark change personally and societally.

The 3-hour virtual event will take place on Saturday October 23, 2021 from 10 am – 1 pm EDT

How to Heal the World and Ourselves

Dr. Vandana Shiva

The Keynote speaker is Alternative Nobel Prize laureate scholar and environmental scientist and activist Dr. Vandana Shiva, who stresses the interconnectedness of human beings and the earth by stating that “we are part of a living and breathing conscious universe.” Dr. Shiva will share her profound insights on how our individual choices contribute to positive change for sustaining the earth.

Also at the Visionaries’ Table:

  • Ambassador Lhatu Wangchuk who  introduced the world to the concept of “Gross National Happiness” as a human development indicator during his time as Permanent Representative and Ambassador of Bhutan to the United Nations. Now serving as Board Director of the Gross National Happiness Centre, Bhutan, he will talk about happiness as a fundamental human right.
  • Known for her gift to make yogic wisdom accessible for a contemporary life, Sally Kempton draws from more than 45 years of studying and teaching Indian scriptures (Kashmir Shaivism). As an internationally recognized teacher of meditation and yoga, she will translate ancient philosophy into new ways of living.
How to Heal the World and Ourselves

Caylei Vogelzang

  • Focusing on individual journeys around the topic of cancer and a unique mix of health, wellness, beauty, and medical innovation, founder and editor-in-chief of Cancer Wellness magazine, Caylei Vogelzang provides all the essentials for an ever-growing community to thrive with and beyond the scope of cancer.
How to Heal the World and Ourselves

Devon Cone

  • As senior advocate for women and girls at Refugees International, Devon Cone’s research highlights the unique needs in displacement. Her advocacy impacts

policymakers to prioritize the protection of displaced women and girls. She will share insights from her most recent report about the situation of Afghan women and girls.

How to Heal the World and Ourselves

  • Mattia Baroni is the co-founder of LA FUGA (Laboratory for Future Gastronomy); an innovation hub for developing sustainable products and food preparation methods. Through research projects with established institutions and in his role as chef de cuisine at Bad Schoergau (a Healing Hotel), he is bringing his vision of living a sustainable life to a wider audience.
  • Meditation and yoga practices to increase body and mind wellbeing will be led by intuitive coach Velleda Dobrowolny and Sandeep Agarwalla, Head of Yoga at the Ananda in the Himalayas.


To register:


I hope you will be there to experience a mind-expanding event!



  • Valerie Smaldone

    Five-time Billboard Award-winning media personality Valerie Smaldone is a theatre, food, lifestyle and entertainment enthusiast. She is a celebrity interviewer, accomplished voice-over artist and actress. Recent appearances on episodic tv include Law and Order, Criminal Intent, The Other Two (on HBO Max), Tommy, Manifest and Blue Bloods. She is an audiobook narrator and producer. A live event emcee, moderator, and "Voice of God" at events and award ceremonies, Valerie has joined The Story Plant Entertainment Company and is currently working on a film and Broadway play. Visit her website at

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