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Swaady Martin

Swaady Martin

Conscious Leadership

Cote D'Ivoire / Ivory Coast

Swaady Martin, an inspiring thought leader and multi-awarded entrepreneur, is a transformative force in conscious leadership and business models who ignites positive change through her ventures and initiatives. Her multicultural upbringing and exposure to post-colonial Africa and the US Affirmative Action movement instilled in her a deep commitment to social justice, inclusivity, and consciousness.

A former GE executive and founder of YSWARA, Africa’s premier luxury tea brand, Swaady’s expertise spans business, social impact, and personal development. Her influence extends beyond the realm of business. Through her initiatives Tounché Global Consciousness Summit and LovingKindness Boma, she fosters inclusivity, interconnectedness, and inner transformation, paving the way for a more harmonious world. Her Racial Healing & Reconciliation Circles and Peacemakers Circles serve as platforms for healing, understanding, and bridge-building across divides. With 13 children’s books to her credit, some translated into Arabic and French, Swaady’s commitment to social justice extends to the next generation. Her stories instill values of self-awareness, compassion, and global citizenship, nurturing a foundation for a more conscious and compassionate world. Swaady’s vision for the future is one where conscious leadership, individual empowerment, and inclusive harmony pave the way for a thriving future for all.

Swaady holds masters degrees from LSE (London School of Economics), NYU Stern, HEC Paris, and HEC Lausanne. She is an alumna of Harvard Divinity School and Oxford Said Business School, and a certified Pranic Healer and Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher. She is on the Board of the African Leadership Institute and the Institute of Natural Law.