Nina Simons

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Nina Simons is Bioneers’s co-founder and Chief Relationship Strategist, leading its Everywoman’s Leadership program. Using a whole-system approach, Bioneers is a nonprofit that uses media, convening, and connecting to lift up visionary and practical solutions for many of our most pressing social and ecological challenges.

Nina is a social entrepreneur who is passionate about reinventing leadership, restoring the feminine, and co-creating a healthy, peaceful, and equitable world for all. She speaks and teaches internationally at schools, conferences, and festivals, and co-facilitates transformative workshops and retreats for women that share practices for regenerative leadership through relational mindfulness.

Nina serves on the Advisory Council for Daughters for Earth and is a member of the Women Donors Network, Confluence Philanthropy, and Edge Funders. In 2017, Nina was a recipient of the Goi Peace Award, presented annually to individuals who have made outstanding contributions toward the realization of a peaceful and harmonious world. Past honorees include Bill Gates and Deepak Chopra.

Her prior work includes being President at Seeds of Change, which she helped grow into an emerging national brand in less than five years by using innovative approaches to public relations and community-based marketing. Nina studied Theater Arts and Psychology at Cornell University. For more information, visit

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