What I say:
Four years ago, I traded a grad program in Sociology for an immersion program. The main lesson to learn: how to craft a meaningful life. My teachers? The Sawtooth mountains, experts in serenity and beauty. Backpackers abroad with serious adventuring skills. Farm-to-table restaurant owners showing me what it means to live in integrity. Two Buddhist Lama's encouraging me to look to the mind. Non-violent communicators who connect with authenticity. I come to StartingBloc with hopes of learning how to use my accumulated knowledge to improve our world. With dreams of learning concrete ways of connecting the internal worlds of our amazing minds to the external worlds of work, politics, education, environment and community in order to connect deeply, participate authentically, and live in full integrity. I want to cultivate ideas on how to transform the world through the transformation of our minds and the actions that spring from living in alignment with our deepest values.
The official word from SB:
The StartingBloc Fellowship begins with the Institute for Social Innovation.
The Institute is a five-day transformative experience during which young leaders learn to increase their impact, exponentially. The Institute curriculum includes an innovative case-study competition and sessions with industry leaders.
The 2013 Los Angeles Institute will take place February 14 -18 at the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica.
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