Mindfulness at ILA Global = Deeper Reflection, Meaning & Connection

In addition to participating in #ILA2022Global’s plenaries and concurrent sessions, you are invited to join special mindfulness & connection sessions during both the online and in-person portions of the conference. Follow the links below to learn about each of these sessions.

ONLINE
Mindfulness & Connection
Thursday, 6 October 15:30 – 16:30 EDT with guides Kathryn Goldman Schuyler & Cheryl Getz
Friday, 7 October 15:30 – 16:30 EDT with guides Chellie Spiller, Kathryn Goldman Schuyler, & Julia Storberg-Walker
Pause for grounding. Re-connect with yourself, reflect on your experiences, and distill sparks of insight in these two sessions. You are invited to attend one or both sessions.

ONSITE
Welcome Ceremony Honoring Our Collective Wisdom
Thursday, 13 October, 15:30 – 16:30 EDT with guides Erin Dixon (Gizhagatte), Julia Storberg-Walker, & Kathryn Goldman Schuyler
As you arrive, we invite you to pause and connect with our shared inner wisdom, nourished by Indigenous traditions for gathering at a new place. Begin your conference experience by inviting awareness, reflection, and connection with one another and the energies of Mother Earth.

Related Sessions

ONLINE
Thursday, 6 October 11:00 am – 12:20 pm EDT
Wisdom for a Flourishing World: Systems Leadership, Generative Mindfulness, and Wise Action
Presenters: Kathryn Goldman Schuyler, Melanie Goodchild, Subhanu Saxena, Otto Scharmer, David Peter Stroh & Eliane Ubalijoro

Friday, 7 October 11:00 am – 12:20 pm EDT
Can Mindfulness Nourish Wisdom in Leadership? Research & Practice Perspectives
Presenters: Louis (Jody) Fry, Cheryl Getz, Kathryn Goldman Schuyler, Jochen Reb, & Megan Reitz

Friday, 7 October 12:45 – 1:30 pm EDT
Sane Leadership on Behalf of the Human Spirit
Presenter: Margaret Wheatley (Moderator, Kathryn Goldman Schuyler)

ONSITE
Saturday, 15 October, 12:45 – 1:45 pm EDT
Holding Space — Facing Our Fears: Generative Mindfulness, Dialogue, and Inclusion
Presenters: Kathryn Goldman Schuyler and Lemuel Watson

Mindfulness & Connection Practice Guides

Erin Dixon (Gizhagatte)

Erin Dixon (Gizhagatte) is woven through Reconciliation Canada as Director of Knowledge and Indigenous Leadership in fields of planetary transformation. She is lead faculty for Indigenous Leadership at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and is committed to life promotion in suicide prevention.

Cheryl Getz

Cheryl Getz is Associate Professor in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences at the University of San Diego and is a former ILA Global Co-Chair. Her research interests include the application of group relations theory to higher education administration and student affairs, the development of inclusive and integrated leadership development, and strengthening cultural competence.

Kathryn Goldman Schuyler

Kathryn Goldman Schuyler studies with masterful teachers of consciousness including the Dalai Lama, Mingyur Rinpoche, and Roshi Joan Halifax. Her research focuses on bringing moments of mindfulness and joy to work. An Emeritus Professor of Organization Development and Leadership, she guides meditation sessions and teaches Awareness Through Movement and is a former ILA Global Chair.

Chellie Spiller

Chellie Spiller, of Indigenous Māori lineage, is a Professor at the University of Waikato Management School, New Zealand; a Fellow with the International Leadership Association; and is a former ILA Global Co-Chair. Chellie a 2022 Leader-in-Residence, Atlantic Institute, Oxford University empowering catalytic communities of changemakers and is also leading a transdisciplinary team exploring Māori economies of wellbeing.

Julia Storberg-Walker

Julia Storberg-Walker, is Program Co-Chair of ILA Global 2022, Associate Professor at the George Washington University, leads their Organizational Leadership program, and has extensive experience as a researcher, author, and editor. Her activist/scholar work aims to develop equitable and compassionate frameworks and processes for catalyzing whole planet interdependence and flourishing.

Kathryn Goldman Schuyler

Kathryn Goldman Schuyler studies with masterful teachers of consciousness including the Dalai Lama, Mingyur Rinpoche, and Roshi Joan Halifax. Her research focuses on bringing moments of mindfulness and joy to work. An Emeritus Professor of Organization Development and Leadership, she guides meditation sessions and teaches Awareness Through Movement and is a former ILA Global Chair.