Synergos, in partnership with the Fetzer Institute, is hosting a free four-part
series on Inner Work for Social Change.
Online PR News – 27-August-2020 – NEW YORK, NY – On September 2, Synergos and the Fetzer Institute—two leading voices in the social impact space—will launch a four-part series of virtual events for socially-minded changemakers. Open to the public, the learning series aims to introduce Inner Work, an important tool for social impact, and teach people how they can apply it to their work.
“Inner Work encompasses many different practices and purposes—from building stronger partnerships, to encouraging teamwork and a greater sense of well-being. Whether you work in government, philanthropy, or the non-profit space, this virtual series will teach you how inner work can increase your positive impact on the world,” said Peggy Dulany, Founder and Chair of Synergos.
The first session will be co-hosted by Peggy Dulany and Fetzer Institute President and CEO Bob Boisture, with opening remarks by Krista Tippett, celebrated author and host of On Being. In this session, speakers will explore the connection between Inner Work and outer action, introducing the practice and unpacking why it’s important for anyone working in the social impact space.
“Inner Work is an incredible tool with the power to spark social change, which we need now more than ever. We’re offering this learning series to the public because we want to show everyone how they can apply Inner Work to their daily lives and become better, more impactful changemakers,” said Len le Roux, Managing Director, Southern Africa at Synergos.
Throughout the learning series, Synergos and the Fetzer Institute will share stories about how Inner Work has helped leaders deepen their sense of purpose, build trusting collaborations, and amplify impact on a range of issues.
The virtual learning series includes four, 90-minute sessions, which are open to the public:
• September 2nd, 11am ET: What is Inner Work for Social Change?
• September 16th, 9am ET: What does it look like to practice Inner Work?
• September 30, 9am ET: How does Inner Work improve us and our world?
• October 14, 11am ET: How to make the case for Inner Work in your organization?
Registration is free. To register, visit: https://experience.synergos.org/innerworkforsocialchange
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ABOUT THE INNER WORK FOR SOCIAL CHANGE PROJECT:
Synergos and the Fetzer Institute began the Inner Work for Social Change project in 2018 with the aim of shedding light on the power of personal transformation in social impact. This four-part learning series plays an important role in the project’s goal to show how Inner Work makes social action more effective and sustainable.
By highlighting stories of social change from across the world, the Inner Work for Social Change Project encourages changemakers to use Inner Work as a tool for boosting social impact. The project is rooted in six in-depth case studies, which explore Inner Work and show its power to transform people, collaborations, and social impact initiatives. The project also offers resources for individuals, groups, and organizations interested in applying Inner Work practices to their organizations and work.
To register for the free Four-Part Learning Series on Inner Work, visit:
Synergos is a global organization helping solve complex issues around the world by advancing bridging leadership, which builds trust and collective action. For nearly thirty-five years, together with partners in more than 30 countries, Synergos has used its bridging leadership approach, including Inner Work practices, to transform how people create shared vision, develop genuine understanding, and collaborate to release more and better solutions to deeply rooted challenges.
To learn more about Synergos, visit: http://www.synergos.org
ABOUT THE FETZER INSTITUTE:
The Fetzer Institute builds the spiritual foundation for a loving world: a world where we understand we are all part of one human family and know our lives have purpose. Creating a more just, sustainable, and thriving world requires new forms of leadership that use the power of spirituality and Inner Work to create a more connected, loving society.
To learn more about the Fetzer Institute, visit: http://www.fetzer.org