FOCUS GROUP #13
The ReSource Institute – Towards creating a social business bringing compassion training and consciousness into education, health systems and economy
The ReSource Training was developed for the ERC-funded ReSource Project (www-resource-project.org), recently carried out under the supervision of Prof. Dr Tania Singer at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences. This meditation-based mental training program aims at eliciting sustainable psychological and physiological changes through a scientifically validated Compassion Training by fostering individual resilience, pro-social motivation, effective communication,compassion and empathy, while also initiating a broader societal impact. To achieve this, the future ReSource Institute will be founded as a social business that intends to provide tailor-made versions of this training program for different populations: businesses and political organizations, healthcare institutions, and educational settings. In addition, the institute plans to train new qualified teachers. The goal of the workshop is to create a sound social business concept and to explore possible funding opportunities through social investors and/or alternative sources.
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DATE & TIME
|Date||Thursday, November 5|
|Time||02:00 - 04:15pm|
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Workshop Host & Co-Host(s)
Prof. Dr. Tania Singer
November 11th, 2015
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