Compassion in Action: Building a Global Compassion Movement

Broadcast on July 16, 2013
With ANIL SACHDEV & Andrew Himes & Marilyn Turkovich

Marilyn Turkovich

Educator, curriculum writer, instructional designer, grass-roots organizer, part of the founding group of Women for Guatemala
Marilyn Turkovich started with the Charter for Compassion International (CCI) in 2013 as the education director and since that time has moved into a number of different roles with CCI. Marilyn's background has been primarily in higher education and most specifically in directing teacher education programs for the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, and chairing Columbia College-Chicago's master's degree program in multicultural and global education. She has done a considerable amount of curriculum writing through the years, much of it related to international and cultural topics. She worked with Independent Broadcasting Associates on a series for airing on National Public Radio, BBC and the Australian Broadcasting organizations. There was a period of time in the 1990s when she worked in organizational development and specialized in instructional design work, strategic planning and leadership development. She also wrote and developed training on race and social justice initiatives.

11 Days of Global Unity: Compassion in Action Panel

Broadcast on September 11, 2014
With James O'Dea & Dr. James Doty & Chief Phil Lane Jr. & Marilyn Turkovich & Sandra Djuvara Melone

Marilyn Turkovich

Educator, curriculum writer, instructional designer, grass-roots organizer, part of the founding group of Women for Guatemala
Marilyn Turkovich started with the Charter for Compassion International (CCI) in 2013 as the education director and since that time has moved into a number of different roles with CCI. Marilyn's background has been primarily in higher education and most specifically in directing teacher education programs for the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, and chairing Columbia College-Chicago's master's degree program in multicultural and global education. She has done a considerable amount of curriculum writing through the years, much of it related to international and cultural topics. She worked with Independent Broadcasting Associates on a series for airing on National Public Radio, BBC and the Australian Broadcasting organizations. There was a period of time in the 1990s when she worked in organizational development and specialized in instructional design work, strategic planning and leadership development. She also wrote and developed training on race and social justice initiatives.