HOSTED BY: The Empathy Center
We are hosting a series of 1/2 day, (4 hour) Empathy Summits. These are being held periodically on different empathy related topics. We are developing these summits online and will eventually have an in person Empathy Summit at the new The Empathy Center in Santa Barbara.
Our vision is a world where mutual empathy guides human interactions, fostering understanding, connection and care, leading to a more innovative and prosperous society for all.
Our mission is to build the Empathy Movement and Culture through education and initiatives.
Empaths: The Genius of Empathy
Saturday, May 4, 2024
Exploring Empathy Circles: The Foundational Practice of the Empathy Movement
Saturday, August 3, 2024
What is Empathic Leadership And How Can It Be Developed?
The Empathy Summit is a gathering aimed at promoting understanding, connection and empathy in various aspects of society. Here are some reasons why you should consider participating:
Personal Growth: Attending the Empathy Summit can help individuals cultivate their empathy skills, which are essential for building stronger relationships and understanding diverse perspectives.
Professional Development: Professionals from various fields can benefit from learning how to incorporate empathy into their work, whether they're in healthcare, education, business, or any other sector.
Community Building: The summit provides a platform for people to connect with others who share similar values and goals regarding empathy, fostering a sense of community and support.
Inspiration and Motivation: Hearing from speakers who are experts in empathy and related fields can inspire attendees to take action in their own lives and communities, driving positive change.
Networking Opportunities: The summit offers opportunities to network with like-minded individuals, potentially leading to collaborations and partnerships that further promote empathy and understanding.
Awareness and Education: By attending sessions and workshops, participants can deepen their understanding of empathy and related topics, gaining valuable insights and knowledge.
Develop and Practice Empathic Listening Skills: The Summit host Empathy Circles where participants can share thier views and be heard to their satisfaction. This is an opportunity to learn and practice the Empathy Circle process based on mutual Active Listening.
Overall, the Empathy Summit provides a unique opportunity for individuals to learn, grow, connect, and contribute to positive change in both their personal lives and the world at large.
July 1, 2023:
Exploring How Mutual Empathy, Listening and Dialogue Can Decrease Polarization, Improve Relationships, Constructively Approach Conflict and Build Stronger Communities
September 2 & 9, 2023:
A Review of Empathy Training Programs From Around the World.
November 4, 2023:
Why is Empathy Essential In Conflict Resolution?
January 6, 13, 20 & February 3, 2024:
Empathy Book Authors Share the Motivation and Outline of Their Books.
Be a Summit Volunteer
Be a Summit Partner, Co-host or Sponsor
Be a Speaker