Dr. Elizabeth Lindsey is the first Polynesian Explorer and female Fellow in the history of the National Geographic Society and an internationally recognized expert in the emergent field of cultural intelligence — a dynamic, holistic system of knowledge and wisdom based on indigenous science. Her keen insights and first-hand accounts from around the world have made her keynote addresses an inspiring call to action. In 2010, Elizabeth received the Visionary Award from the United Nations for her contributions in intercultural engagement and understanding. Dr. Elizabeth Kapu’uwailani Lindsey credits her lifelong commitment to the native Hawaiian elders who raised her. A former Miss Hawai’i, Elizabeth was named “Woman of the Year” for The Big Island of Hawai’i in 2004. Elizabeth is also an award-winning filmmaker whose documentary, Then There Were None, chronicles the near extinction of native Hawaiians and has received numerous awards including the prestigious CINE Eagle.