As President of the only contemplative-based university in the US, Chuck is leading hundreds of students to engage courageously with a complex and challenging world. Here we discuss an awakened view of world issues such as the refugees, politics, and religion, the role meditation can play, and how important it is to come together in community.
Chuck Lief is the President of Naropa University whose purpose is to inspiring students to engage courageously with a complex and challenging world and innovate, lead, create and serve. Before the Naropa presidency Chuck led some of the country’s most successful organizations providing integrated social enterprises and social services, including the Greyston Foundation and Amida Care, which together provided essential housing, health care, and employment to thousands of low-income people in the Northeast.
Ed and Deb Shapiro, award-winning authors of Be The Change, How Meditation Can Transform You and the World, are mindfulness, meditation and yoga experts. Deb is the author of Your Body Speaks Your Mind, now in 19 languages. Ed loves to face fear by sky-diving, bungee jumping and skiing. They have three meditation CDs. See more atEdanddebshapiro.com
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