Dr. Elizabeth Lindsey

The first Polynesian Explorer and female Fellow in the history of the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, Dr. Elizabeth Lindsey is an internationally recognized expert in the emergent field of cultural intelligence… 

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I’m committed to safeguarding the cultures of the world in hopes that the wisdom of their elders is remembered. When a culture vanishes, the vast sums of its knowledge and wisdom are lost as well.


My life has been spent traversing between the worlds of Western knowledge and cultural wisdom, modern-day technology and ancient science, urban unrest and nature’s quietude.


I’m committed to serving my teacher’s island Satawal his island and our broader human family, together with UN Ambassadors representing island nations.

Elizabeth Lindsey