When the Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts
Diane Williams is the Founder and President of The Source of Synergy Foundation, an organization committed to consciously synergizing individuals, organizations and efforts by tapping into the infinite source of the collective potential to serve as a positive force for global transformation. She serves as the Co-Founder with Deepak Chopra of one of its main projects, The Evolutionary Leaders: In Service to Conscious Evolution project. She served as first Chairperson of the NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns (CSVGC) at the United Nations in New York. She also served as Co-Chair and Co-Founder of this committee at the United Nations in Geneva where it originated. She is a founding member of the Council of the Spiritual Caucus at the United Nations in New York. She was the Co-Creator of the Sacred Place at the UN World Summit on Sustainable Development as well as one of the Co-Founders of the Coalition for One Voice. Diane was formerly the Director of International and United Nations Affairs at the Interfaith Center of New York; International Consultant & UN Representative at the Temple of Understanding, United Nations Representative of the Tribal Link Foundation, Program Director of the Learning Alliance, a program consultant for the New York Open Center among other roles. She has won a number of awards including the Spirit of the United Nations Award in 2011 bestowed by the NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns (NY) and the Golden Rule award in 2010 also at the United Nations. In 1999 she was the receipt of the PEMAC Peace Award. Most recently in January of 2013 she was acknowledged by the Emily Fund for a Better World as one of the Heroes for a Better World.