Stuart Diamond's career has covered a broad range of professions, including business leader, entrepreneur, producer, writer, journalist, composer, and musician. Diamond is co-founder of Empowered Media, an Internet company creating original media, distribution strategies, and proprietary software. Empowered specializes in creating new knowledge, networking, and business models for online environments. Through Empowered Diamond has worked with major defense contractors, international human rights organizations, the United Nations, and major health organizations. He has consulted with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on counter-terrorism strategies. In addition, he has produced national television and online news programming, including The National Physician of the Year Awards. As a trustee of the California Institute of Integral Studies, Mr. Diamond helped to initiate the Business and Consciousness programs. He also visits and teaches at colleges around the country under the auspices of the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellowship Program. In addition, he also consults with the world's leading financial institutions on issues surrounding the hostile legacy in the financial marketplace post 2008.
Nevena Silic is from Slovenia. She studied at Ljubljana University and the University of London. She also studied, worked and lived for 8 years at The Findorn Community in Northern Scotland, where she was the director of the Universal Hall. Once she came to New York, she established a multi-faceted career as a successful entrepreneur, founding The BodyWork Center in Greenwich Village. Ms. Silic then moved on became Finance Manager of the Executive Program at New York University’s Stern School of Business. Today she organizes and consults with numerous businesses, providing administrative and financial counseling.