the advisory board

nizar Nizar Juma is the initiator and host of the Future of Power project. Since 1968, Nizar has been a leader in industrial and commercial businesses principally within Africa and Canada. He is best known as the manufacturer of Adidas sports equipment for 49 countries in and around Africa. Nizar has also been actively involved in a voluntary capacity as Chairman of the Boards of The Aga Khan Development Network in their social welfare activities, including not-for-profit hospitals. He is currently chairman of over 50 companies including power generation, fibre optics cabling systems, agriculture, banking, packaging, leather processing, hotels, pharmaceuticals, insurance and property development. Nizar was awarded the Silver Star by the President of Kenya for outstanding services to the Nation
judyr Judy Rogers, a consultant and communication strategist who works with businesses and universities on planning and communication issues. The emphasis in her work is on the power of narrative, both personal and system-wide, as a catalyst for transformation. For the past twenty years she has worked with thought leaders in the fields of management and organizational science such as Tom Peters and Peter Senge to translate their ideas into various media. For many years she has designed and facilitated dialogues to generate positive change in individuals and in the systems in which they work. In addition to a range of media and dialogue projects, she is executive director of a not-for-profit organization called Images and Voices of Hope, which is dedicated to supporting media as an agent of world benefit. She is also a long time student of raja yoga.
Neville Neville Hodgkinson is a writer and journalist who worked for more than 20 years as medical and science correspondent of several national newspapers in the UK.  His first book, Will To Be Well – the Real Alternative Medicine (Hutchinson, UK, 1984; Samuel Weiser, USA, 1986) was one of the first to describe the intimate links between health and happiness in terms of modern scientific findings.  His interest in mind-body medicine led him to take up the practice of meditation and spiritual study in the early 1980s, and he has been a student for over 30 years with the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University.  He is chairman of the Janki Foundation for Global Health Care, a UK-based charity which encourages research and awareness in the field of spirituality and health.In his last full-time journalistic post, as science correspondent of the London Sunday Times, he became involved in a scientific controversy over the causes of AIDS, reporting from several central African countries in the course of an investigation that challenged the HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) theory.  His book about this controversy, AIDS: The Failure of Contemporary Science (Fourth Estate, 1996) argued for a much wider view of the origins of the syndrome than conventional theory allows, and ended with an appeal for a rethink of science’s observational methods, checks and assumptions.
mohini Mohini Punjabi, an outstanding spiritual leader and highly respected teacher who has studied and practised Raja Yoga as taught by the Brahma Kumaris for more than 50 years. She is the President of the Brahma Kumaris Organisation in the USA and a primary representative at the United Nations in New York. She is also actively involved in the administrative matters of the university and serves as an advisor to international projects and in interactions with non-governmental organizations and inter-faith organizations. She has served as an ambassador of the Brahma Kumaris in meeting several heads of state and diplomats. She is also a regional coordinator of the BKs for the Americas and Caribbean. BK Mohiniben is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and seminars on spiritual issues and has inspired thousands of people, touching their lives and bringing clarity of thought and insight into their outlook.
jayanti Jayanti Kriplani, European Director, Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU) and their NGO Representative to the United Nations, Geneva. For over 40 years, Sister Jayanti has been an emissary for peace. She has a vision and experience that is truly global and deeply spiritual. Sister Jayanti has a unique ability to impart the deepest spiritual truths with the utmost clarity.  She also assists with the overall co-ordination of BK activities in over 100 countries.  Sister Jayanti sees the erosion of spiritual values at the heart of the underlying cause of the crises that the world is facing today
mike Mike George, a best selling author, inspirational speaker and spiritual teacher. For almost 30 years he has been coaching, guiding and facilitating the personal and executive development of people in companies and comminuties in over 30 countries. In a unique blend of insight, wisdom and humour Mike brings together the three keys strands of 21st century-emotional/spiritual intelligence, management/leadership development and continuous ‘unlearning’.Current executive development assignments with corporate clients include Siemens, American Express, Shell, Accenture, Learn to Find Inner Peace. His latest book The 7 Myths About LOVE…Actually!! ! has just been published in India, the UK and USA. Each year he leads regular awareness and enlightment retreats throughout the world.
Brij Brij Mohan is the Principal Secretary and a main spokesman of the Brahma Kumaris and also Secretary of the Rajyoga Education and Research Foundation and the Editor of “Purity” monthly newspaper. He is also a Chartered Accountant. He has represented the organization at United Nations conferences in New York and international conferences all over the world. He started the correspondence courses of Rajyoga Meditation in eight different languages and has written spiritual books elucidating deep spiritual concepts.
 chandrika1 Brahmakumari  Chandrikaben has been an instrument for many innovations and research in the institution. Presently, as a National Coordinator of the Youth Wing of Rajyoga Education & Research Foundation, she has initiated several nationwide projects, youth festivals, seminars, workshops, etc.  and  was awarded with Gujarat Gaurav Award in 2002 for her services.  The Youth Wing  has been awarded the Guinness World Records & Asia Book of Records for Sand Painting, the Limca Book of Records for Padyatra (walk on foot) and the India Book of Records for a ‘Letter to God’ project.  Based at Stadium Branch of the Brahma Kumaris, she manages more than 30 branches of the Brahma Kumaris, a Training Centre for Youth, and a retreat house in Valad, Gandhinagar District.