Nancy Mortifee

Nancy Mortifee is an educator, author, and publisher, with extensive experience in the social sector and event production. She is currently the Dean of the Wellbeing Project, a global program supporting the inner wellness of some of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs and social change leaders. She is a director of the Somerset Foundation, supporting social innovation and service. The founding executive director of Goldie Hawn’s Bright Light Foundation, Nancy designed the researched-based Mindfulness Education (M.E.) program, now translated into five languages and used in many elementary schools. She has a private practice facilitating women’s Mindfulness and Intimacy training groups and has been an active presenter throughout BC and the US.


Nancy is also a former Director of the ISC. Her passion for interspiritual music and art led her to co-found the Westcoast Sacred Arts Society in 1999 and to produce Canada’s first Sacred World Music Festival for five years, followed by the highly celebrated musical tribute to His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama at the Orpheum Theatre.