Denise Rushing has devoted her life to transforming humanity's relationship with Earth. After earning a degree in environmental engineering from Stanford University, she pioneered disruptive technologies in the energy industry including the launch of award winning energy efficiency and technology initiatives adopted by utilities around the world.
In 2006, she was elected to public office in her local community of Lake County, California and served two terms, where she was best known for her environmental advocacy and community revitalization efforts including spearheading two of the largest public solar energy installations in the Western United States.
Today, Denise is passionate about changing "the Dream" of humanity to one that is just and sustainable. She lives, works, creates and writes as part of the Dancing TreePeople Farm Community in Upper Lake, California and is the Founder of New Story Center, dedicated to re-enchanting Planet Earth by helping Social Entrepreneurs and Innovators share their story with the world and change the world with their story.
Denise is a facilitator for Pachamama Alliance's Awakening the Dreamer symposium and speaks on topics of Making a Difference, Earth Wisdom (Permaculture), New Story, New Economy and Eco-Spiritual Living. Engage Denise as a Speaker for Your Event