Inspiring a Global Citizens Movement Toward Peace including audio clips from HH The Dalai Lama Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Chade-Meng Tan
In this session Kate and Carrie share about PeaceJam's award-winning programming including its work with 13 Nobel Laureates to create informed and thoughtful leaders around the world who are committed to positive change in themselves, their communities and the world (including audio clips from H.H. The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Google's "Jolly Good Fellow" Chade-Meng Tan). Additionally Kate and Carrie talk about their Hero Awards.
Dr. Kate Cumbo is the Director of Program for the PeaceJam Foundation – a non-profit organization that connects youth with Nobel Peace Laureates and whose mission is to create young leaders committed to positive change in the world, their communities, and themselves. As Director of Programs Dr. Cumbo manages a nationwide and international network of PeaceJam Affiliates and Chapters, develops PeaceJam’s award-winning curricular programs for youth ages 5-25 and manages PeaceJam’s professional development programs including the certification of trainers and online training systems. Dr. Cumbo is an expert speaker, facilitator and trainer, with experience working internationally in conflict areas such as the Southern Caucuses and post-colonial communities in South East Asia and Africa. Dr. Cumbo has Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Colorado-Boulder and was Director of Service-Learning at the Colorado Department of Education from 1999-2004. In addition she has been an education consultant for national and international organizations such as the Corporation for National & Community Service and the Civil Society Institute. She has conducted trainings and keynote addresses around the globe on service-learning, youth leadership, program evaluation, peace education, assessment of student learning, social innovation, and global youth movements.