Vinciane Rycroft is Director and Co-Founder at Mind with Heart in London, United Kingdom. She is also the main organiser behind the international conference Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference, and the Youth Gathering "Don't you have to be ruthless to succeed in life?" that took place in London in November 2012.
She has a Masters in the Science of Education, with a speciality in education for sustainable development, and extensive experience as a project manager in the charity and education sector. She is engaged with Heartworks with teenagers to investigate the topics of success, happiness, empathy, compassion and sustainability.