Nina Lynn Meyerhof, Ed.D. has made a career
of advocating for children locally and globally. She has served over
fifteen years as a public school administrator in Vermont. Dr. Meyerhof
has two Master of Arts degrees, a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies
and holds a Doctorate in Educational Policy, Research, and Administration.
The co-author of Conscious Education: The Bridge to Freedom, she is
recognized as an innovative educator committed to global responsibility
through authentic learning.
Dr. Meyerhof established Children of the Earth, a UN-NGO recognized
organization that gives focus to the potential of the United Nations and
the voice of youth. For over twenty years she operated and owned a Center
at which she gathered young people from around the world to live and act
as a global community committed to the well being of all of life.
For the past twenty years, Dr. Meyerhof has also served as educational
coordinator and consultant for many international conferences and programs
in countries such as Japan,,Nepal, India, Ghana, South Africa, Brazil,
Peru. Bolivia, Costa Rica, China Sweden, Russia, Germany, Switzerland, and
all of Europe. A goal has been to network with other educators to further
peaceful cooperation that empowers young people and places them at the
focal point of education. She has initiated many global curriculums that
further peace, ethics multi-cultural understanding, and democratic life
skills for a sustainable world,
This year, working closely with a representative of the United Nation's
Department of Children and Armed Conflict and a spiritual leader and Chief
of Aburi, Ghana, Dr. Meyerhof developed and conducted an International
Youth Leadership Program in Ghana. This global program focused on issues
and their solutions with committed actions with the intent towards
establishing the first sustainable Children’s Peace Center in Ghana.
Dr. Meyerhof has now completed working on a We The People's Summit for
Peace. highlighting Congressman Kucinich’s Bill as well as the universal
principles found within the Earth Charter. Her next steps include
developing a model that extends the conceptual understanding of peace
further into the minds of all people.
Youth and the
Leaders of the future are the youth. They already know and are willing to
make what we deem as “sacrifice for the survival of all of humanity” and
the creation of understanding “We are One Life”.