Hosted by The Empathy Center
We are hosting a series of 1/2 day, (4 hour) Empathy Summits. These are being held bi-monthly to begin with, 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.
DATES: Bimonthly on First Saturdays
How Might Mutual Empathy, Listening, And Dialogue Improve Your Life?
Leads: Kathy Kidd
A Review Of Empathy Training Programs From Around the World.
Empathy Trainers from around the world introduce their training offerings.
Leads: Edwin Rutsch.,
Why is Empathy Essential In Conflict Mediation?
Leads: Kathleen Oweegon, Linda Bass, BJ Brenda Guiden
What is Empathic Leadership And How Can It Be Developed?
Leads: Edwin Rutsch, Mimi Nicklin, Cara Jean Wilson
Saturday, March 2, 2024
Empathy in the Arts
Leads: Eric Zunga
Saturday, May 4, 2024
All about Empaths
Leads: DJ Chandler
Empathy And Technology - Zak Wear
Times: 8 am to 12 pm PT (World Times)
Location: Zoom https://zoom.us/j/9896109339
Cost: FREE, Everyone is Welcome
Recording: The Summit and Empathy Circles are recorded for educational purposes to Social media
Part 1: Speaker Presentations (2 hr)
Two hours of speaker and panel presentations.
Part 2: Empathy Circle (2 hr)
A two hour Empathy Circle where participants discuss their views about the presentations.
Why take part in the Summit?
Learn about empathy from experts in the field.
Meet and network with others interested in building a more empathic world.
Develop and practice empathic listening skills.
Learn the Empathy Circle process, which is the most effective foundational practice for developing empathy skill.