Award winning author, Former President of the Institute of Noetic Sciences
James O’Dea is award winning author of The Conscious Activist, Cultivating Peace, Soul Awakening Practice and other works. He is a former President of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Washington office director of Amnesty International and CEO of the Seva Foundation.
He has taught peacebuilding to over a thousand students in 30 countries and mentored emerging leaders. He has also conducted frontline social healing dialogues around the world. He is a founding member of The Evolutionary Leaders group and on the Advisory Board of The Peace Alliance, and a Fellow of the Laszlo New Paradigm Institute. www.jamesodea.com
'James O'Dea is a modern day prophet who has journeyed further than anyone I know in the ways of peace' --Lynne Twist, Pachamama Alliance
'James O'Dea is indubitably one of the most evolved souls on the planet' --Ervin Laszlo author of over 40 books on cosmology, consciousness and new science.
Glenn Aparicio Parry PhD, a writer, psychologist, educator, and entrepreneur, is the founder and president of the SEED Institute
Glenn Aparicio Parry PhD, a writer, psychologist, educator, and entrepreneur, is the founder and president of the SEED Institute based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His passion is to reform education into a coherent, cohesive whole. He organized and participated in the Language of Spirit Conferences since 1999, which have brought together Native and Western scientists in dialogue, moderated by Leroy Little Bear. He has written about these experiences extensively, in SEED Thoughts on Dialogue, ReVision Journal (Winter 2004), Native Wisdom in a Quantum World, Shift (IONS Journal, December 2005), and in his doctoral dissertation: SEED Graduate Institute: An Original Model of Transdisciplinary Education Informed by Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Dialogue. He has appeared in several documentary films, including SEEDing Change: A Retrospective of the Language of Spirit Dialogues, produced by the Foundation for Global Humanity. He is the author of the forthcoming book Original Thinking: Rethinking Time, Humanity and Education.