Dr. Riane Eisler is an eminent social scientist, macro-historian attorney, and activist for human rights, peace and the environment. Author of the international bestseller The Chalice and The Blade, now in 22 languages, Dr. Eisler is recognized worldwide as a leading expert on the link between economic and business policies and the quality of our daily lives. She has, for many years, lent a strong voice to the global issues that impact women, stressing that the greatest problems of our time-poverty, inequality, war, terrorism, and environmental degradation, among them-can be traced to flawed economic systems that fail to value and support the most essential human work: caring for people and the planet. In her new book, The Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics, she provides the world with a blueprint for a more humane and effective economic system. Dr. Riane Eisler is truly a woman who through her actions, efforts and inspiration makes a "World of Difference" for the advancement of women.