How can our educational system evolve to meet the challenges of the 21st century? How will we educate people to be compassionate, competent, ethical, and engaged citizens in an increasingly complex and interconnected world? The urgent challenges of a globalized and interdependent world demand a new vision of world citizenship that is not confined to national boundaries, but encompasses moral and ethical responsibilities to all humanity.

LOCATION: Washington, DC


Adam Engle, JD, MBA

Mind & Life Institute

Richard J. Davidson, PhD

Mind & Life Chief Scientific Advisor, Center for Healthy Minds at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nancy Eisenberg, PhD

Arizona State University

Mark Greenberg, PhD

Pennsylvania State University

Convening Faculty, Fellow, PPC Member

Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD

Upaya Zen Center

Convening Faculty, Fellow

Thupten Jinpa, PhD

McGill University

Anne Klein, PhD

Rice University

Convening Faculty, Fellow, Grantee

Matthieu Ricard, PhD


Convening Faculty, Fellow