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Social Impact Leadership Conference

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Social Impact Leadership Conference

June 10 - June 11

Each year, the Social Impact Leadership Conference brings together community leaders from around the world to share stories and good practices in the social impact community. The theme for the 2022 conference is:

Connecting Personal Growth to Community Change

Join us virtually and make connections, share insights, and be inspired by a vibrant international community of social impact leaders!

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2022 Conference Keynote_Stephen Murphy-ShigematsuKeynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu

Living with Heartfulness: Transforming Self & Society with Asian Wisdom & Compassion

Dr. Stephen Murphy-Shigematu’s keynote is framed around the metaphor of the storytelling teahouse. The teahouse has some basic virtues, such as tranquility, and we add other virtues such as vulnerability and humility. We also engage in storytelling, sharing our stories in ways that are mutually healing and empowering. The teahouse offers hospitality and refuge for the weary traveler and becomes a place of learning and healing in community.

About the Speaker

Dr. Shigematsu is a Stanford psychologist and author whose career spans half a century. He received a doctorate in clinical and community psychology from Harvard University. For nearly a decade he engaged in study, research, training, counseling, and teaching at Harvard, followed by more than a decade as professor at Tokyo University, with a third decade spent at numerous other schools and hospitals in Japan and the US. For the past 20 years Stanford University has been the base of his teaching and research practices as faculty in Education; Human Biology; Psychology; Anthropology; Arts, Humanities, and Medicine; Comparative Studies of Race and Ethnicity; Asian American Studies; Health and Human Performance; and in the Center for Asian Health Research and Education.

Learn more about Dr. Murphy-Shigematsu at: www.murphyshigematsu.com


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