Dr. Fred Luskin, Ph.D., is the director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects, a senior consultant in health promotion at Stanford University, and a professor at the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, as well as an affiliate faculty member of the Greater Good Science Center. He is the author of Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness (HarperSanFrancisco, 2001) and Stress Free for Good: Ten Proven Life Skills for Health and Happiness (HarperSanFrancisco, 2005), with Kenneth Pelletier, Ph.D. Dr. Fred has completed extensive research on the training and measurement of forgiveness therapy. His research demonstrates that learning forgiveness leads to increased physical vitality, hope, greater self–efficacy, enhanced optimism, and conflict resolution skills. It also shows that forgiveness lessens the physical and emotional toll of stress, and decreases hurt, anger depression, and blood pressure.
For more on Dr. Fred, visit Greatergood.berkeley.edu/profile/fred_luskin
Dr. Narjes Gorjizadeh is a PhD research scientist, international author, certified meditation and mindfulness coach, and global speaker. She received her PhD degree in materials science from Tohoku University in Japan. As a research scientist, she spent nearly two decades exploring the science of materials. At a crossroads in her personal and professional life, she encountered meditation and the science of the mind and has spent the past ten years studying both to create a unique model for achieving a happy and fulfilling life. Bridging the gap between ancient wisdom and modern science, her innovative strategies and unique teaching style promote peace and positivity in mind and clarity, focus, and greater success in life. Dr. Narjes is the creator of the GROW program. She has been featured in several international magazines on wellness and personal growth around the world. She conducts classes and workshops on how to reduce stress, increase happiness, increase productivity and improve well-being. Her book is under publication now and will be released in 2021. Dr. Narjes offers private coaching for individuals and companies. Her mission is to empower every person with the wisdom and techniques to create their best life.
For more on Dr. Narjes, visit her website DrNarjes.com
Currently, Edward Anthony is employed as a Performance Improvement “Trusted” Advisor at Stanford Children’s Health (SCH) – Center for Pediatric and Maternal Value. Annually, he has presented at Stanford Symposiums for nursing, quality management, and improvement sciences. Edward received a BS in Business Management, a Masters degree in International Business Administration & Masters in Montessori Primary and Secondary Education. He is Certified as an Advanced Hatha Yoga Instructor (Archaya). Currently, as a follower of The Way with Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha, he has received certifications as a Master Tao Calligraphy practitioner; Tao Song / Tao Dance Master practitioner; Divine Healing Hands and Tao Hands; and is Guan Yin Lineage Holder, the Compassion Bodhisattva. In the Taoist realm, Edward received certifications as an Advanced Medical Qigong Therapist and was granted the Instructor level for the ‘Art of Neigong and Yi Quan Neigong’ styles. Over the past 25 years, Edward’s meditation practices include Tibetan Buddhist, Taoist, Vipassana, Raja, and Transcendental Meditation. Daily he practices Tai Ji, Qigong, as well as Yoga Asanas and Meditation as a means to cultivate an open heart for service.
For more on Edward, visit his website Quantumshiftdynamics.com
Kate is the founder of Life Of Emerald, a conscious media scaling global impact advocacy to shed the stigma surrounding mental health. The Sacred Healing Summit, a platform bringing together world-class leaders in psychology, business, medicine, governance, and spirituality. Her educational background includes psychology, international education, business, urban planning, philosophy, astrology, and spirituality. She loves studying, walking in nature, playing with dogs, and teaching while traveling the world. A humanitarian at heart, she aims to guide people by living an exemplary life based on the principles of love, authenticity, truth, and spiritual practices. Kate has 15 years of teaching experience including educating STEM college graduates sponsored by the South Korean government. She is an alumnus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Corporate Innovation program and currently enrolled in InnerMBA with New York University sponsored by the Soundstrue organization on a scholarship.