Rev Debbie Schmidt - Director, Practitioner Studies

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“Debbie’s quiet assurance and calm demeanour generate a depth of trust.
It’s the mark of a great coach and counsellor that her very presence seems to guide her students to their own wisdom.”

Rev Debbie Schmidt is Director of Practitioner Studies

Rev. Debbie Schmidt, is an Ordained Interfaith Minister and InterSpiritual Counselor.
Rev. Debbie has served as the Head Advisor for One Spirit Learning Alliance’s InterSpiritual Counseling Program (ISC) in New York City, NY, USA, where she assisted in the visioning, development and implementation of materials for the ISC program and curriculum.
Her role included the coordination of all ISC students including the development and implementation of related materials, working with ISC students individually in support of their journey through the ISC program; and the oversite and management of all program advisors.


She currently serves as an InterSpiritual Counselor and Supervisor for the ISC program. In addition to her ministry and counseling practice, Rev. Debbie comes to us with more than 20 years of corporate experience, and is an experienced facilitator and speaker in workshops, groups and committees in a variety of organizational settings.

Her wealth of experience and deep, heart-centred understanding of the 13 Laws of LionHearted Leadership uniquely equipped her to help with the development of our training program and to guide our very first graduate Practitioner group through a process that spanned the entire globe.

“The 10th Law of LionHearted Leadership™  is Good Governance. If I understood anything about the Great Knowledge, it had to be that treasure or gold is not a material issue”

– Linda Tucker


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Photographers: Veronica Coetzer, Karen-Jane Dudley, Maurice Fernandez, Anthony Smyth, Beth Duncan, Jason A.Turner



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Two days ago marked the 27th Anniversary of Linda’s rescue from a pride of angry lions by Lion Queen, Maria Khosa.
See how Linda honoured Maria in her TEDx Talk (Wilmington USA):
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This weekend, Linda ended off her 6-week tour by presenting at the Global Youth Awards in Cape Town. The Global White Lion Protection Trust also sponsored three prizes to inspiring youth winners from the Environmental Rejuvenation category. Well done to everyone involved!Our final category of the night is Environmental Rejuvenation and is sponsored by the wonderful White Lion Protection Trust #GlobalYouthAwards2018 #SouthAfrica ... See MoreSee Less

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"Until the Lion learns to speak, the story will be told from the hunter's perspective." - Ancient African proverb

Follow the link to watch Linda speak for the Lions at TEDx Wilmington, in September 2018.

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Linda Tucker Foundation

This weekend, Linda and Jason were proud to present at #Bioneers2018 in San Rafael, CA! Their workshop, entitled "What We Can Learn from the Legendary White Lions" helped spread the message of these amazing beings and raise awareness around the battles being fought to protect them. Bioneers ... See MoreSee Less

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12 Law of LionHearted Leadership™ is Aspiration: Rediscover the Stars - the star map of your destiny and your stellar identity.

Learn more about this Law by listening to a webinar interview with Linda Tucker and Maurice Fernandez, founding faculty member of the Leadership Academy and President of OPA, Global Organisation for Professional Astrologers:

Remember - the closing date for applications for this year's Academy is 22 October! Email [email protected] if you would like more info or want to secure your place!
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Ready to be inspired? Join Linda and Jason at #Bioneers2018 this October 19-21, where they’ll be speaking alongside other incredible thought leaders working toward a more just, equitable, environmentally conscious future. Save 20% when you register here: ... See MoreSee Less

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