We are a small (but mighty) organization who believes in the deep and enduring goodness

that exists in all human beings. 

Lisette Cooper is Vice Chair of Fiduciary Trust International (FTI), a global wealth management firm. She founded Athena Capital Advisors, an award-winning OCIO (outsourced Chief Investment Officer) and wealth management firm, which was sold to FTI in 2020. Lisette helped to establish Athena Capital as one of the leaders in the field of impact investing. She is actively involved in investment strategy and relationship management for client portfolios. Lisette has appeared many times on national television and is widely quoted in the media. She holds the CFA designation as well as several patents.


Lisette is a board member of the Boston Youth Sanctuary, the Mind and Life Institute, the Center for Heathy Minds Innovations and former chair of the board of The Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. She is a Mind and Life Fellow and has served as an Expert in Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab. Lisette received her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and a PhD from Harvard University.

Lisette Cooper, PhD

Founder, Board Member

Sarah (Chökyi) Nitschke is an Associate Professor of Art, Design, Media and Contemplative Practices at Cardinal Stritch University, a small Franciscan University in Milwaukee, WI. Additionally, she owns her own creative consulting and design business where she partners with a select group of private clients in the health and healing industries. Sarah recently started working towards a Master’s degree in Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling at Naropa University. Prior to her current roles, Sarah was a professor at University of Minnesota Duluth and, an award-winning documentary filmmaker and artist that exhibited both nationally and internationally. She has a BFA from Washington University in St. Louis, MO and an MFA from University of Colorado Boulder.

Sarah (Chökyi) Nitschke, MFA

Executive Director, Board Member

Scott Keto is currently the Director of Strategy at CoinList, a fundraising and investment platform that has helped companies attract more than $800m in investment from a global investor base. He also serves as the head of the firm's trading unit, CoinList Markets. Previously Scott was an associate portfolio manager at Athena Capital Advisors, a multi-family office based in Boston with more than $6bn under management. He has also held roles at Accomplice VC and Dalberg Global Development Advisors. He holds an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he also received certificates in Finance and Sustainability, and a BA from Bard College.

Scott Keto, MBA

Board Member

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