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Justine Hardy

Justine is a mental well-being activist, practitioner, writer, and the founder of Healing Minds Foundation, an integrated mental health programme for trauma rehabilitation and preventative mental well-being, based in the Kashmir Valley, and now expanding into other geographies.

Justine practices and teaches in the US, the UK, and India – where she has spent much of the past thirty years. She is currently visiting faculty at Sai University, a new liberal arts university in Chennai. She speaks widely on integrated mental health and well-being, from The Oslo Freedom Forum to, most recently, the G20 inauguration in Delhi. In addition to extensive journalism, having worked at many publications, ranging from The Financial Times to The Indian Express, Justine is also the author of seven books both fiction and non-fiction, all based on South Asia, three of which have been broadcast on the BBC. She has also co-authored and contributed to a wide range of publications, with a focus on trauma integration and recovery using preventative and holistically curative models.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Justine Hardy has employment relationships with Healing Minds Foundation and Sai University. She receives royalties as a published author. Justine Hardy receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Justine Hardy has no relevant non-financial relationships.