Sarah Van Gelder Keynote at WWFOR Seabeck 2011 Retreat, “Toward a Fair, Sustainable Global Economy”. Sarah van Gelder As co-founder and executive editor of YES!, Sarah leads the framing and development of each issue of YES! and writes a column introducing each issue. She writes for Huffington Post and speaks on leading-edge innovations that show that another world is not only possible, it is being created. Topics she has covered include the new economy, solutions to climate change, alternatives to prisons, food, water, nuclear disarmament and active peacemaking, education for a better world, beyond the superpower and happiness. Sarah has traveled and lived in Latin America, India, China, and Central America. Previously, she was a television and radio producer, a community organizer, a classical Indian dancer, and founder of a cooperative of food co- ops that linked organic farmers to urban markets. She has two young adult children.