Epi 40 | Leslie Manookian, The Greater Good

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Apr 15 2016 53 mins  

Leslie Manookian is an award-winning documentary film producer and writer and former successful Wall Street business executive. She chose to leave Wall Street at the height of her career in order to pursue a more meaningful path. She is a member of the Board of the Weston A. Price Foundation and has served as chapter leader for the Sun Valley/Ketchum, Idaho area since 2008. She is also a qualified homeopath, nutrition and wellbeing junky, and a health freedom advocate.

Originally from Idaho, Manookian’s career in finance took her from New York to London with Goldman Sachs. She later became Director of Alliance Capital in London running their European Growth Portfolio Management and Research business. She learned of the vaccine debate while living and working in London and determined that one-day she would make a documentary exploring the issue. She conceived, wrote, and produced, The Greater Good, fulfilling that dream. She has been featured in a cover article in Barron’s, in numerous other financial publications, in dozens of TV, radio, print and Internet interviews, and a presenter at numerous conferences. She advocates for nutrient dense traditional foods and sustainable farming in here community. She has served on the board, managed or consulted for many organizations in her community. She has been active legislatively, playing a leading role in defeating the extension of a vaccine-tracking registry in Idaho and helping to secure legislation protecting consumer access to raw milk. She holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, a BA from Middlebury College, and M.L.C. Hom from Lakeland College of Homeopathy.

www.GreaterGoodMovie.org (You can stream the film from the website and watch the trailer here)