How can we be more ourselves during the holiday season?

True Colors of a Holiday Season By Helene Szabados Light installations, intricate decorations, event planning and money flying out of our wallets, yes,  it is that time of year for families and friends to get together for food and reflections. Last Thursday, Peaceful World Foundation along with special guest facilitator, Nicola Wagenberg from Cultural Conservancy,…

Impressions from the Bioneers Conference 2016

By Heidi Majano and Helene Szabados Last Friday, Peaceful World Foundation had the opportunity to participate at the 2016 Bioneers Conference. Bioneers is a nonprofit educational organization that emphasizes breakthrough solutions for restoring people and the planet. For over two decades, Bioneers has provided an annual conference gathering both scientific and social innovators to demonstrate…

Entrepreneurship and Peace building

“Invent a business that smiles on the world. …Earn enough for your need but not for your greed, leaving a heritage so that when you die, you will be missed.” -Sami Sunchild How to be an Entrepreneur, 2003 Last Thursday we hosted an engaging conversation, with the topic, “What does it mean to be a young…

Teaching Peace in Schools

By Heidi Majano Our last breakfast conversation was facilitated by two members from two organizations which the Peaceful World Foundation funded this year. Katherine Priore, Executive Director at Headstand and Kathy Grey, Director of Training at No Bully joined our breakfast conversation and engaged in our discussion around the topic of teaching peace in schools. The…

Mindful Leadership

“There is power in choosing.  There is special power in knowing I am the chooser at every moment…” -Sami Sunchild Last Thursday morning we had a table full of eclectic souls, ready to discuss their similarities and differences while also sharing a warm breakfast.  Since we had two guest docents;  Ali Barekat, the Executive Director…

Preparations

Digging through archives and the storage unit, Peaceful World Foundation has been preparing for the launching and reception of The Life and Times of Sami Sunchild.  We have been planning this event since the beginning of the year. Excitement is brewing for this event, as we step into our role as a private charitable foundation…