Rinpoche to Present October 8 Keynote at Penn Mindfulness and Leadership Conference

TWR KBGeshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, spiritual director of Ligmincha International, will kick off a conference on Mindfulness and Leadership: Leading from Within on October 8 at the University of Pennsylvania.

Rinpoche will give the opening keynote address on “Enlightened Leadership” on Saturday, October 8 from 7–9 p.m. Cost is $20. The location is:
Smilow Center for Translational Research
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

The conference continues the next day, October 9, from 9 a.m –4 p.m. at the same location. Cost is $99. Please register by October 1. Speakers include:

  • Michael Baime, clinical associate professor of medicine, director of Mind-Body Programs, and founder/director of the Penn Program for Mindfulness.
  • Michael Carroll, a graduate of Buddhist seminary, author and COO of Global Coaching Alliance.
  • Dr. Angela Duckworth, a professor of psychology at Penn and founder/scientific director of the Character Lab.
  • Dr. Michael Gawrysiak, clinical psychologist who provides treatment to military veterans within the Philadelphia VA Medical Care Center.

The event is sponsored by the Penn Program for Mindfulness. Rob Patzig, president of Ligmincha International, and Alejandro Chaoul-Reich, Ph.D., Ligmincha’s director of research and a faculty member at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, collaborated on the conference. Ligmincha has sponsored four Buddhism and Science conferences in past years.

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