The Awakening Leadership Training is an exciting joint programme of Ecovillage Transition Asia, International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB), SEM College and Gaia Education.
The six month learning journey integrates and deepens exploration of the Gaia Education four dimensions of sustainability social, economic, worldview and ecological, as well as incorporating a fifth dimension on Skillful Means for Social Transformation. The immersive programme is based at Wongsanit Ashram (near Bangkok) eco-community, with exposure visits to Eastern, Northern and Southern Thailand.
It is designed to support people who work for social change to:
Deepen self awareness and compassion to stay balanced to cope with the uncertainties of the present world situation
Broaden perspectives on social and environmental issues, especially the hidden structural inequality and underlying root causes
Develop practical skills and meta-skills that can tremendously enhance work in the field and in the office