Louise Diamond’s life is devoted to fostering peace and right relations at every level of human society. She recently founded Global Systems Initiatives to bring a systems perspective on global affairs in our inter-connected world to the Washington policy community. Previously she co-founded The Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy (IMTD) in Washington, D.C., where she worked as a peacebuilder in places of violent conflict around the world. She also started The Peace Company to show that peace is good business and to bridge the gap between the non-profit and for-profit worlds. Trainer, consultant, and public speaker, Louise is the author of four books on peace, including a best-seller, The Peace Book: 108 Simple Ways to Make a More Peaceful World. She has studied Native American and Tibetan Buddhist ancient wisdom for 35 years, and has a Ph.D in Peace Studies from the Union Institute and University.