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January 27, 2022

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PST

Virtual Event

A panel exploring how mindfulness practices can bolster climate tech innovation, equity, and personal resiliency.


  • Standard ticket: $15
  • This event is complimentary for all WCS members. No promo codes needed.
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  • All registrants will receive access to a recording of the event.

To jump-start the new year, WCS presents a discussion on how simple, yet profoundly impactful, mindfulness practices can bolster climatetech innovation, equity and personal resiliency. The panel will include Rhonda V. Magee, M.A., J.D., a leading thought and practice innovator in mindfulness-based antiracism and social justice, Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco and author of the award-winning book, The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness. Lauren Lambrecht, Sr HR Business Manager at Microsoft, will also join, bringing more than 20 years of experience helping individuals and organizations to reach their greatest potential. Glenna Wiseman, WCS BOD member and leading clean energy marketing and communications consultant, will moderate.

The session will explore how organizations can use mindfulness to improve innovation, how we can use this tool to spur environmental justice, and what simple tools individuals can use to enhance life balance and creativity.

Panel Agenda (times in PT):
12:00 – 12:05 Arrival and Introductions
12:05 – 12:10 Zoom etiquette, housekeeping items
12:10 – 12:30 Panel Discussion
12:30 – 12:45 Q&A from the audience
12:45 – 12:55 Thank you and wrap-up

Rhonda V. Magee

Speaker

Book Author, Mindfulness Teacher, and Law Professor at University of San Francisco

A leading thought and practice innovator in the area of mindfulness-based antiracism and social justice, Rhonda V. Magee, M.A., J.D., is Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco. She has spent more than twenty years exploring the intersections of anti-racist education, social justice, and contemplative practices. A Fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, she is an international keynote speaker and advisor to a range of mindfulness-based professional development organizations, including the University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness, the Brown Center for Mindfulness, the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, and the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. Rhonda’s award-winning book, The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness, was named one of the top ten books released for the year by the Greater Good Science Center, and received similar recognition by Psychology Today and the editors of Mindful.org.

Lauren Lambrecht

Speaker

Sr HR Business Manager, Microsoft

A talent development and human resources professional, Lauren has more than 20 years of experience helping individuals and organizations to reach their greatest potential. Lauren is the founder and lead coach of Verve Leadership where she focuses on creativity-based coaching to support clients going through life transitions.  She is also a Senior HR Business Manager with Microsoft Corporation where she supports organizational effectiveness and team engagement efforts for an HR team spanning corporate, engineering and sales.

Glenna Wiseman

Moderator

Clean Energy Marketing and Communications Leader | BOD Member Women in Cleantech & Sustainability | Inner MBA Certification Candidate 

Glenna Wiseman is a leading clean energy marketing and communications consultant.  She is a recognized writer, speaker, trainer and event moderator who has worked to forward the interests of women in the solar industry since 2008. She brings 30 years of study in consciousness to her current InnerMBA certification program. This year she founded the mindfulness site for women, PermissiontoBloom.com.

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