Co-Founder and founder | One Humanity Institute, Children of the Earth
Nina Lynn Meyerhof, Ed.D
Co-Founder of the newly founded One Humanity Institute and President and Founder Children of the Earth, a renowned worldwide organization that awakens young people to their inner leadership. Nina is considered a visionary thought leader recognized for a life of advocating for children and youth. The co-author of “Conscious Education: The Bridge to Freedom”, and “Pioneering Spiritual Activism”. Nina’s educational curriculum for peace, multicultural, global and spiritual models have been delivered throughout the world. She has held workshops, seminars, and training sessions on her innovative teaching for youth and adults around the world.
Nina has received awards for her work such as The Mother Theresa Award to the Citizens Department of Peace Award to The International Educators Award for Peace as well as the state of Vermont passed a Resolution honoring her for her life’s work in PEACE, the Sage Award, Seeds of Peace Award and second of recipients for the Public Peace Prize. Presently she is to be awarded The Global Leadership and Lifetime Award as well as is a candidate for the Tallberg -Eliasson Leadership Prize.
Prior to establishing COE, Nina’s work included being a school administrator of 10 schools, with a doctorate in Educational Policy, Research and Administration, 2 Masters and a C.A.G.S. as well as establishing Heart’s Bend, a values-oriented children’s summer camp on her farm that she ran for 30 years.
The Children of the Earth is a UN-NGO for the past 20 years and has been active in all the UN Summits as well as the International Day of Peace activities. The programs were developed to inspire, connect, and empower youth working for peace both locally and globally. This innovative work in peace and sustainability through educational methodologies has reached young people in over 80 countries, and continues to grow. Nina designed a model of learning – Reflect, Connect, Act, which constitutes a process designed to consolidate spiritual growth and societal actions for sacred activism. Nina is recognized among educators for having developed two major constructs called Conflict-Transcendence, which goes beyond conflict resolution and conflict transformation and Lateral Leadership Governance Structure for potential of working in a collaborative group model.