Gayatri Naraine was among the main organizers of the first ivoh Conversation in New York City in 1999. Gayatri is a spiritual educator, writer and speaker. Since 1980 she has been the Brahma Kumaris’ (BK) representative to the United Nations in New York City to identify UN policies that have practical relevance for individuals’ lives; to explore and develop values-based and spiritual dimensions within these. Gayatri was pivotal in the development of the Living Values Education program, working closely with UNICEF and UNESCO in its implementation. She has also contributed to the International Labor Organization’s Agenda on Decent Work in their consultation with NGOs.