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Archive for Presenters

Videos are up!

The moment we’ve all been waiting for…  we’ve added videos from our fabulous presenters and performers. Now you can re-live the show schedule in its entirety, or find the one you want to share with your colleagues, friends, or students. Just visit the Show Schedule and Video page to view them all.  

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Science of Compassion Spotlight: Marc Brackett

Marc Brackett, Ph.D., is a Research Scientist in the Department of Psychology at Yale University, Deputy Director of Yale’s Health, Emotion, and Behavior (HEB) Laboratory, and Head of the Emotional Intelligence Unit in the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy.  His research focuses on how emotional intelligence impacts one’s quality of life, […]

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Science of Compassion Spotlight: Dacher Keltner

Dacher Keltner is a Professor of psychology at UC Berkeley and the Faculty Director of the UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center. A renowned expert in the biological and evolutionary origins of human emotion, Dr. Keltner studies the science of compassion, awe, love, and beauty, and how emotions shape our moral intuition. His research interests […]

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Compassion in the Arts Spolight: Pete Docter

Pete Doctor is an animation artist at Pixar Animation Studio in Emeryville, California, where he began working in 1990. Along with John Lasseter and Andrew Stanton, Mr. Doctor developed the story and characters for “Toy Story”, the world’s first full length computer animated feature film, for which he also served as the supervising animator. (read […]

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Everyday Compassion Spotlight: Nipun Mehta

Nipun Mehta is the founder of CharityFocus.org, a fully volunteer-run organization that has delivered millions of dollars of web-related services to the nonprofit world for free. The recipient of the Jefferson Award for Public Service and the President’s Volunteer Service Award, his work creatively leverages web technologies for collaborative and transformational giving, lending him insight […]

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Everyday Compassion Spotlight: Christine Carter

Christine Carter is a sociologist and happiness expert at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, best known for her science-based parenting advice.  She is the author of Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents and a Greater Good blog, which is syndicated on the Huffington Post and Psychology Today. (read […]

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Speaker Changes

It happens to every conference organizer– no matter the plans, there will always be last minute speaker changes. Still, it’s hard to let people go. We were disappointed to learn that Greg Mortenson will not be able to join us after all. (Not that we don’t have a great lineup, though!) Mortenson’s Three Cups of […]

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New Presenter: Jeff Duncan-Andrade

We’re excited to announce that Jeff Duncan-Andrade will be joining our great speaker lineup. He’s a professor at San Francisco State University, but somehow finds time to teach high school in East Oakland.  He will bring a powerful, not naive, message of hope for urban youth. Definitely someone with “ideas worth spreading.” Check out his […]

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