Inspirational Teacher, Coach and Charity Founder
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Buddhist Meditator & Yoga Practitioner
Time Magazine interview - Banker Turned Buddhist Nun - her advice on happiness. Interview by Laignee Barron
HuffPost 'Life Less Ordinary'
Guardian Interview: Why I swapped investment banking for Buddhism in Bhutan
Interview by Caroline Eden
Emma Slade is interviewed by Clare Balding for BBC Radio Sunday Breakfast
'This is an amazing woman with an amazing story' - Davina Macall interviews Emma Slade for The Davina Hour Happiness episode
Emma in private audience with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their visit to Bhutan
TedX Talk - My Path to Becoming a Buddhist Nun
Oxford Union Debate - 'This House Would Sell Out'
“Are you law, consulting, or finance?” Every year, bright students ‘sell out’ to the City. Can the corporate world be a force for good, is the very notion of selling out an elitist one, or must we choose between money and morals?
Speakers in Proposition:
Jonathan Ruffer : Philanthropist and former stockbroker, who has invested £200million to revitalise the town of Bishop Auckland
Sharon Blackman : Managing Director and General Counsel at Citibank. She chairs the Citi EMEA Pro Bono Committee
Speakers in Opposition:
Emma Slade : Former financial analyst who left the City for Bhutan, becoming the first and only Western woman to be ordained a Buddhist monk
Dave Erasmus : Social entrepreneur and founder of the online fundraising platform Given. He is currently working on Corcovado, a collaborative global community
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