Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Presenter - Bali Institute 2008

From: http://www.baliinstitute.org/presenters.html

Jan was a presenter at the Awakening Global Action Conference in Bali alongside international experts and leaders.

Bali Institute Dialogue Gus DurKH Abdurrahman Wahid
(Gus Dur)
elected president in 1999, and heads the world's largest Muslim organization with nearly 40 million members. He was the recipient of the 2003 Friends of the U.N. Global Tolerance Award. A Sunni Muslim, he has a progressive mindset and immense spiritual authority, advocating religious tolerance, pluralism and democracy for over 30 years. (invited)
Bali Institute Dialogue Jan CornallJan Cornall is a writer, performer, teacher and facilitator, who runs popular meditative writing seminars, workshops and retreats in Australia and the Asia Pacific. Since 2004 she has performed her spoken and sung word at literary festivals throughout the region.
Bali Institute Dialogue Prince Cedza Dlamini Prince Cedza Dlamini, grandson of Nelson Mandela, is a humanitarian, youth activist, spokesman for the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals, and the founder of the Ubuntu Institute for Young Social Entrepreneurs. His vision is to create a unified global order by establishing global networks of young leaders who can work collectively to address current world problems.
Bali Institute Dialogue Linda DunkelLinda Dunkel is president and CEO of Interaction Associates, Inc. She brings 25 years experience designing and developing change and learning strategies for organizations and improving the effectiveness of the human assets of corporations. She has served in senior level positions in two start-up companies and was vice president of a Fortune 100 company. She was recently named chairman of
the Betty Williams Foundation.
Bali Institute Dialogue Ryan FeinsteinRyan Feinstein is the Bali Institute Global Projects Director and the founder/director of the Global Youth in Action programs. He has facilitated intergenerational workshops on the empowerment of youth at numerous international conferences, and created/facilitated the first Global Youth in Action Program at the QGHII in 2006. Ryan is currently finishing his degree in International Studies at University of California, San Diego.
Fatima Gailani of Afghanistan is head of the Red Crescent Society. She is a Sunni Sufi Muslim, spokesperson for the National Islamic Front of Afghanistan, and one of three women advisors in developing Afghanistan’s interim government.
Bali Institute Dialogue Mario Gomez JimenezRicardo Correa Robledo is an advisor in conflict resolution and peace process in Bogota City, Colombia. He has also been an advisor to the Institute for Peace and Development-INDEPAZ, a member of the Colombian Government Negotiation Team and Thematic Committee in the Peace Process with FARC in 2001-02, a board member of the National Institute of Family Welfare, professor of Constitutional Law at Caldas University, and several other major positions in local and regional training institutes.
Bali Institute Dialogue Lyla JohnstonLyla Johnston is a Dineh poet who comes from the soul of the Southwest of America -- Taos, New Mexico. Her poetry sends out a positive message and has inspired many audiences to join a more conscious humanity. She plans to study environmental sciences and solutions. Lyla has also won numerous awards at US regional and national poetry slams.
Bali Institute Dialogue Pat McCabePatricia McCabe is a Dineh writer, painter, mother and activist whose poetry and short fiction are currently melding with paintings of inner workings. It is never certain which [media] will rise to be heard, to tell the story. She hopes for Peace and Safety, Joy and Light for her children, the elders and for All My Relations. She is the proud mother of Lyla Johnston.
Bali Institute Dialogue Dumisani NyoniDumisani Nyoni is a social entrepreneur and activist in Zimbabwe, mobilizing youth into action through global projects rooted in local initiatives. He has helped mobilize young artists and activists from around the world to use arts and new media as a tool for social transformation. He heads Zimele Institute which focuses on innovative transformation in rural education.
Bali Institute Dialogue Aftab OmerAftab Omer is the president/founder of the Institute of Imaginal Studies, a graduate school and research center located in the San Francisco Bay Area. His work focuses on assisting organizations and learning communities in tapping the creative potentials of diversity, conflict, and complexity. Bali Institute Dialogue Therese PoulsenTherese Poulsen is the founder and director of Breath of Hope Foundation, an organization she started in order to bring her yoga and holistic healing training to the devastated families and children of the 2004 tsunami. She has more than 20 years in teaching, counseling and yoga, is a lay scholar in Sanskrit, has led international yoga workshops and retreats, and has numerous other certifications and interests in the healing arts.
Agung Rai is the founder, visionary and owner of the ARMA Museum and Resort. ARMA (Agung Rai Museum of Art) serves as a living cultural art museum that showcases historical and contemporary artists from Bali, Indonesia and other countries, as well as cultural arts including Balinese dance, music, painting, sculpture and more.
Tjokorda Gede Rai, age 77, is the grandson of the last King of Ubud and is considered one of the most important healers in Bali. He has been written about in medical journals and books, and his "clients" include well-known celebrities and medical experts, to local Balinese and Indonesians. He has trained hundreds of healers worldwide. His teaching comes from traditional Balinese lontars (sacred texts) passed down from generation to generation.
Bali Institute Dialogue Tjokorda Gde Oka SukawatiTjokorda Gde Putra Sukawati is the eldest of the three Princes of the Ubud Palace family. He is active in preserving Balinese art and is the chairman of Museum Puri Lukisa, chairman of the Advisor of Bali Tourism Board, chairman of Ubud Community Board and president director of Pita Maha Institution. Bali Institute Dialogue Tjokorda Gde Putra SukawatiTjokorda Gde Oka Sukawati is the second of the three Princes of the Ubud Palace family. He is involved in many activities focused on preserving Balinese culture, and is also a lecturer in architecture at Udayana University. He is vice president of Pita Maha Institution.
Bali Institute Dialogue Prince Gde Rak SukawatiTjorkorda Gde Raka Sukawati,
the youngest Prince of the Ubud Palace family, is directly involved with many community activities in Ubud and is concerned about preserving Balinese culture. Very talented in traditional Balinese architecture and community leadership, he is a lecturer in marketing at Udayana University and is Managing Director of Pita Maha Institution.
Bali Institute Dialogue Dr. Ketut SuryaniDr. Ketut Suryani M.D., Ph.D., is a renowned Balinese healer and a leader in bridging indigenous Balinese knowledge and values with the western world. An expert on Balinese culture and spiritual practices, and author of The Balinese People and Living in the Spirit, she also has her own weekly TV show on women's issue, offers weekly meditation and speaks about cultural issues impacting her beloved Bali.
Bali Institute Dialogue Kate SweetmanKate Sweetman is a former editor at Harvard Business Review where she acquired and edited articles by top business executives, academics, and consultants in the U.S. and abroad. She currently works in leadership development for a variety of clients, often crafting customized cases. Kate has a BA in English from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Luisah Teish is an initiated elder of West African Diaspora, and holds numerous degrees and certifications including a Ph.D. in Spiritual Therapeutics from Colombo, Sri Lanka. She is a master storyteller, performing and teaching at gatherings and conferences around the world. She has written several books, contributed to 13 anthologies, and has published articles in such magazines as Essence, Ms., Shaman’s Drum and the Yoga Journal.
Bali Institute Dialogue Carla WoodyCarla Woody is the founder of Kenosis, providing transformational programs and spiritual travel journeys primarily in Peru and Mexico. She is the author of several books and recordings, and is currently working on a shamanic adventure novel.
Bali Institute Dialogue Peter WryczaPeter Wrycza, PhD., brings 35 years experience working internationally, facilitating deep transformation and the practical unfolding of human consciousness. He has co-authored a number of books, including When Performance Meets Alignment. Originally from England, he founded the Nirarta Centre for Living Awareness in Bali, and offers a post-conference retreat there.

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