Helena Norberg-Hodge

Helena Norberg-Hodge

Helena Norberg-Hodge is an author and filmmaker who has been a pioneer of the new economy movement. She is the producer of the award-winning documentary The Economics of Happiness and the Director of Local Futures at the International Society for Ecology and Culture. Her groundbreaking work in Ladakh, or Little Tibet, earned her the Right Livelihood Award, or “Alternative Nobel Prize,” in 1986. In 2012, she was the first female recipient of the prestigious Goi Peace Prize for contributing to "the revitalization of cultural and biological diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide." Her book, Ancient Futures, has sold over half a million copies and, along with a film by the same title, has been translated into forty-five languages.

GTI Contributions
Resist Locally, Renew Globally
GTI Forum

Contribution to GTI Forum Think Globally, Act Locally?

August 2019

Roundtable contribution on Vivir Bien - Helena Norberg-Hodge
Contribution to GTI Roundtable Vivir Bien

February 2018

Undoing the psychological damage of globalization requires both community self-reliance and global solidarity.

Commentary on Radical Ecological Democracy - Helena Norberg-Hodge
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Radical Ecological Democracy"

July 2014