Gwendolyn Hallsmith

Gwendolyn Hallsmith

Gwendolyn Hallsmith is founder and executive director of Global Community Initiatives. She is the author of six books on sustainable community development and has worked all over the world to foster local economies, good governance, 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.

GTI Contributions
The Closing Fortress Gates
GTI Forum
The Closing Fortress Gates
Contribution to GTI Forum Which Future Are We Living In?
November 2022

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.