Gwendolyn Hallsmith

Gwendolyn Hallsmith

Gwendolyn Hallsmith is the founder and executive director of Global Community Initiatives. She is the author of six books on sustainable community and economic development and has worked with communities all over the world to foster caring communities, local economies, good governance, efficient services, and healthy ecosystems. She founded Vermonters for a New Economy to work on economic solutions at the state level, and the Headwaters Garden and Learning Center, an ecovillage in Cabot, VT. She has a master’s degree in Public Policy from Brown University and did additional graduate work at the University of British Columbia and the Andover Newton Divinity School.

GTI Contributions
The Root Cause: Patriarchal Capitalism
GTI Forum
The Root Cause: Patriarchal Capitalism
Contribution to GTI Forum The Population Debate Revisited
August 2022

Confronting Collapse
GTI Forum
Confronting Collapse
Contribution to GTI Forum After the Pandemic: Which Future?
September 2020

Action Is the Path to a New Ethics
GTI Forum
Action Is the Path to a New Ethics
Contribution to GTI Forum Toward a Great Ethics Transition
February 2020

Putting Power in Its Place
GTI Forum
Putting Power in Its Place
Contribution to GTI Forum Think Globally, Act Locally?
August 2019

Roundtable contribution on Money - Gwen Hallsmith
Roundtable
Contribution to GTI Roundtable On Money
An exchange on the essay Money for the People
August 2017
Local initiatives and new technologies can decentralize and democratize money.