January 30, 2015 | By Michelle Hughes
Vinciane Rycroft works with teenagers to investigate the topics of happiness, success, empathy, and sustainability. Vinciane is a co-founder of the education charity Mind with Heart and the main organiser behind the international conference Empathy and Compassion in Society as well as 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, extensive experience as a project manager in the charity and education sector, and fifteen years experience of mindfulness, meditation and compassion practices.