How Abundance Thinking Can Transform Your Career
Sunday, March 13
12:30PM - 1:30PM
110 E 2nd St
It is said that the future belongs to creators and empathizers, but many would-be innovators are failing to thrive as they struggle to find a purpose-driven, sustainable and lucrative career path in a rapidly shifting world of work. This is often due to a scarcity mindset that can taint our analyses and decision-making, and thwart success and happiness. ABUNDANCE THINKING is a comprehensive and scientifically validated model designed to help creatives flourish as their work continues to evolve, to systematically identify areas of opportunity and to make successful pivots to embrace new paths and ventures.
Amanda Enayati is an author, columnist and communications strategist, whose essays about health, design and technology have appeared widely, including in SUCCESS, CNN, PBS, NPR, Washington Post, Re...Show the rest
Amanda Enayati is an author, columnist and communications strategist, whose essays about health, design and technology have appeared widely, including in SUCCESS, CNN, PBS, NPR, Washington Post, Reader's Digest, Salon and elsewhere. Her most recent book, Seeking Serenity: The 10 New Rules for Health and Happiness in the Age of Anxiety, was released by New American Library/Penguin Random House in 2015.
Amanda consults and speaks for a diverse range of clients, including medical centers, corporations, foundations, international development agencies and universities. She began her career as an international corporate attorney and consultant for several large law firms, the World Bank and the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Amanda’s writing has been used in several university textbooks on communication and writing, and her essays have been incorporated into curricula at Stanford, University of California at Berkeley and University of Texas, Dallas.
She has been featured as a speaker at SXSW, Stanford Medicine X, The Literacy Project, Aspen Writers, among others.
Born in Tehran, Amanda fled the Iranian revolution as a child refugee and lived in several countries before settling in the United States in the mid-1980s.
Growing Up Global
Homa Sabet Tavangar is the author of acclaimed Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be At Home in the World (Random House), The Global Education Toolkit, and co-author of a new, 3-book World Clas...Show the rest
Homa Sabet Tavangar is the author of acclaimed Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be At Home in the World (Random House), The Global Education Toolkit, and co-author of a new, 3-book World Class Learners series, looking at the elements needed for creative, entrepreneurial learning. Homa’s ability to translate culture, innovation and globalization trends, and breakthroughs in academic and social-emotional learning has helped spark initiatives from CEOs to kindergartners to learn and thrive in a global context – and have fun along the way.
She is Series Consultant for NBC Sprout Channel’s animated children’s program Nina’s World, starring Rita Moreno and Mandy Patinkin. Homa has worked with diverse schools, corporations, non-profits, and children’s media on optimizing learning, empathy, inclusion, women’s empowerment, and global competence. She has been a contributor to Edutopia, NationalGeographic Edu, PBS, HuffingtonPost, KidsHealth.org, the PulitzerCenter, and is a frequent keynote speaker. Homa serves as Vice-Chair of the Tahirih Justice Center, assisting immigrant women and girls fleeing violence. She has lived on four continents, and her heritage includes four world religions. A graduate of UCLA and Princeton University, she is married and the mother of three daughters, ages 22, 20, and 12.Hide the rest