Inspiring a Global Citizen's Movement Toward Peace (including audio clips from H.H. 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.
Peace Lessons from Desmond Tutu
PeaceJam is 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. In this session, we'll hear messages from Desmond Tutu about people who inspiried him to be more accepting of others and himself. Dr. Kate Cumbo of PeaceJam expands on these lessons with excercises that we all can do to develop self love as a foundation for kindness towards other people.
Wisdom from The Dalai Lama
In this session, we’ll hear a short message from the Dalai Lama about the seeds of compassion that each of us has at birth. He will explain how we can expand our capacity for compassion out beyond our biological tendencies and in doing so cultivate infinite, unbiased and real compassion. Following the Dalai Lama's teaching, there will be a compassion discussion with Dr. Kate Cumbo, Director of Programs at PeaceJam, and Emily Hine, host of the Global Compassion Summit.
Taking Action for Peace - with teaching from Jody Williams
Jody Williams was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for creating an international treaty to ban landmines and clearing landmine fields worldwide. She is known for taking action and not backing down. In this session and discussion with PeaceJam’s Dr. Kate Cumbo, Jody’s message will inspire you to take action however you can, wherever you are.
Remembering the Roots of Peace - with teaching from Rigoberta Menchú Tum
In this session with PeaceJam, you’ll hear a short message from Rigoberta Menchú Tum who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992 for being a peaceful advocate of indigenous people’s rights in Central America and worldwide. She reminds us that it’s our responsibility to balance our scientific knowledge with our indigenous wisdom and to remember we are all sons and daughters of this fully alive planet.