Darnell Lamont Walker, Ph.D., is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, currently traveling and living around the globe collecting stories to share. He is a native of Charlottesville, Virginia, and a graduate of Bethune-Cookman University and Howard University, where he completed his degree in Communication and Culture. He’s found the intersection where his education and art meet. His first film, “Seeking Asylum,” explores safe spaces around the world for black Americans seeking to escape American injustice. Next, Darnell created “Outside The House,” exploring mental health in the black community. It is his goal to continue to develop and empower people and communities around the world.

This profile was last updated on January 1, 2020

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ISCR 2018 Opening Keynote – Contemplative Practice Enters the Digital Age

Mind and Life Institute • November 8, 2018

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Keynote Panel “Contemplative Practice Enters the Digital Age”

Moderators: Zindel Segal
Panel: Acacia Parks, Jack Kornfield, Darnell Lamont Walker, Zindel Segal

Topics: Body-based Practices | Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Interconnection | Mindfulness | Social Change