Program Details

Shambhala Leadership Training Part II: Diversity as Path and Working with Others (Berkeley)

with Charlene Leung & Joanne Martin Braun
April 20 / 9:00 AM - April 20 / 4:00 PM

This program will take place at the Berkeley Shambhala Center

A day long leadership training in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. This workshop is open to everyone and will provide skills and trainings in support of contemplative leadership. In the morning we will focus on taking the view and practice of diversity and inclusion as a basis of one’s leadership. In the afternoon we will explore the art of working others and creating teams from a Shambhala Buddhist perspective.

How we lead our lives in households and in families, at work and at play, publicly and privately, affects the health of an entire society. Join with leaders in Shambhala to explore our mutual commitment to creating a more sane society through principles of universal leadership.

Everyone is qualified to take leadership training, and it is not neccessary to take the trainings in sequence. 

Diversity as Path will invite leaders to recognize the basic goodness of all. By exploring diversity we can appreciate the richness of all people and life situations. This willingness to work with other is an essential step in creating enlightened society.

Working with Others will explore the art of working with teams, collaborative working, effective communication on multiple levels and community building.

        9:00-10:00  Opening Chants and Sitting Meditation
       10:00-12:30  Diversity as Path Teachings and Workshop
       12:30-1:30  Lunch (there will be time for you to pick up lunch, but you may wish to bring your own)
       1:30-4:00 Working with Others Teachings and Workshop


Charlene Leung

Shastri Charlene Leung has been a student of the Vidyadhara Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche since 1983 and is currently a student of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.  She is the Chairperson of the Diversity Working Group for Shambhala International and aspires to bring awareness of diversity and inclusion to Shambhala meditation instructors and teachers.

Joanne Martin Braun

Joanne Martin Braun, PhD is the Regional Director of Northern California Shambhala. She is also a senior teacher with a particular passion for understanding how the Shambhala dharma can be applied to working with money as an uplifted part of our path. Joanne has been presenting money programs at centers throughout the country for the past 8 years.

This program is free to Shambhala Interns and Teachers. 
Membership discounts apply. For financial aid or work-study please contact Mery, volunteer [at] sfshambhala [dot] org, at least a week in advance. Please register below. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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