Marilyn Schlitz is a social anthropologist, researcher, award-winning writer, and charismatic public speaker.
She has written several books, including Consciousness and Healing, and Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life. With Deepak Chopra, she cowrote and coproduced the feature-length film and companion book Death Makes Life Possible.
For more than three decades, Marilyn has been a leader in the field of consciousness studies. Her research and extensive publications focus on personal and social transformation, cultural pluralism, extended human capacities, and mind-body medicine. She has leadership experience in government, business, and nonprofit sectors.
Her broad and varied work has given her a unique ability to help individuals and organizations identify and develop the personal and interpersonal skills and capacities 21st-century leaders need.
She currently serves as president emeritus and senior fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and is creating enrichment programs for lifelong learning and health professionals.