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Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-07-09 12:27

From Penn State UniversityEducation innovation expert Sir Ken Robinson is changing the way people think about creativity and talent. Hear him detail what the world needs to change about its educational systems and find out what it means to find your “element.” more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-07-06 18:34

The Dalai Lama Center wants to hear your voice. So we asked you how women have played a role in bringing compassion into your life. This question was based on the words of the Dalai Lama, which were echoed at last year's Vancouver Peace Summit: more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-07-06 12:41

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Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-07-06 10:08

Kiran Bir Sethi shows how her groundbreaking Riverside School in India teaches kids life's most valuable lesson: "I can." Watch her students take local issues into their own hands, lead other young people, even educate their parents.The founder of the Riverside School in Ahmedabad, Kiran Sethi has launched an initiative to make our cities more child-friendly.  more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-07-05 14:52

The devastating earthquake in Tibet is old news now. It happened nearly three months ago in April. For the media and much of the world, attention is now focused on the G20 get-together, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the World Cup. But it is important to keep in mind that many many lives are still at stake today. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-06-30 12:01

Earlier this month, Elizabeth Dunn, Bill Harbaugh and John Helliwell came together at SFU Harbour Centre for “Money, Generosity and Happiness” where the running theme was that while we may very often believe that we can “buy” happiness, we’re better off “investing” in the well-being of o more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-06-29 09:32

Imagine a news network that gave a voice to those most often kept silent, a spotlight for those left in the shadows and a forum for those with no place to plead their cause. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-06-28 09:55

Charles Leadbeater went looking for radical new forms of education -- and found them in the slums of Rio and Kibera, where some of the world's poorest kids are finding transformative new ways to learn. And this informal, disruptive new kind of school, he says, is what all schools need to become.  more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-06-17 12:41

In an engaging and interactive dialogue, three of the leading researchers in the study of well-being gathered in Vancouver last night to share evidence that spending money on others will inevitably lead to more happiness then spending money on ourselves. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-06-08 14:33

During their June 16 talk "Money, Generosity and Happiness", Elizabeth Dunn, Bill Harbaugh and John Helliwell will present their latest research from economics, social psychology and neuroscience that relate to the Dalai Lama’s insights gleaned from a lifetime of sp more