Countdown to 11 Days of Global Unity
Summer of Peace 2014 > International Peacebuilding & Global Citizenship > 11 Days of Global Unity
Broadcast on September 09, 2014
With Barbara Marx Hubbard & Audrey E. Kitagawa & Rick Ulfik
Audrey E. Kitagawa
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Audrey E. Kitagawa, JD, is a cum laude graduate of the University of Southern California, and a graduate of Boston College Law School. She practiced law in Honolulu for twenty years. At the time of her retirement in 1996, Ms. Kitagawa had a Martindale-Hubbel AV rating, (i.e. highest rating for professional and ethical excellence in the legal profession). She is the President/Founder of the International Academy for Transcultural Cooperation, the President of the Light of Awareness International Spiritual Family, the former Advisor to the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict at the United Nations, the former Vice President/Trustee of Council For A Parliament of The World’s Religions, and a Founding Trustee of the New York City Peace Museum. She is a member of the international advisory council of the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research, the National Council of Global Action To Prevent War, the Spiritual Caucus at the United Nations, Co-Facilitator of the United Religions Initiative Cooperation Circle at the United Nations, and Chair Emeritus of the NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns, A Committee of the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations. She has published articles in World Affairs The Journal Of International Issues, entitled, The Power of Om: Transformation of Consciousness, and Practical Spirituality. A chapter, Crossing World Views, The Power of Perspective in the Hawaii Japanese American Experience, has been published in a book about multiculturalism, communication and Asian women entitled, Learning In The Light. Her chapter, Globalization As The Fuel For Religious And Ethnic Conflict has been published in the book, Globalization And Identity, Cultural Diversity, Religion and Citizenship. She has been listed in Who's Who Of American Law, Who's Who Of American Women, Who's Who In America, Who's Who In The World, and Prominent People of Hawaii. She is the recipient of the Medal “Pride of Eurasia” and a Diploma from the Republic of Kazakhstan Ministry of Education and Science L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University for her outstanding contribution to the development of spiritual culture and education in Eurasia.