Expand your Worldview, Transform the World
Beyond our beliefs, conditioning, and experiences, there is a source of wisdom, tools and practices that can help us shift our perspective, transform our story, and lead us into an expanded view of what is possible. These newly broadened worldviews increase our potential and can help us contribute to global peace. In this session, you'll learn:
- How to move from an "I" to "we" perspective
- How to have meaningful conversations to invite personal and collective transformation
- Why expanding our worldview plays such an essential role in promoting peace
Katia Petersen, PhD is an author and recognized training expert in school improvement strategies, and integration of social-emotional and academic learning. Her work includes leadership and staff coaching, student and teacher support, as well as parent engagement and community involvement. She has delivered professional development in schools nationwide and to date, Dr. Petersen has trained over 65,000 educators and thousands of parents to enhance school success. Katia’s work focuses on systems change, collaborative processing of organizational needs, creative planning, conflict resolution and mediation. A skilled dialogue practitioner, Katia draws upon a wide range of emergent processes that support effective group work including: World Café, Theory U, and Appreciative Inquiry. Prior to becoming Executive Director of Education at IONS, Dr. Petersen had been serving as the Senior Educational Advisor to IONS' Worldview Explorations Project.