CBD 2016: Reflections on the Keynote with Roselyn Thomas, MA

November 05, 2019|8:45pm

After Dan Harris’ 7:00pm keynote conversation in Memorial Church, join us for four simultaneous discussions and reflection sessions, each one led by a Stanford expert on social-emotional health and well-being. One sesion is led by Rosan Gomperst, another by Donnovan Yisrael, a third by Roselyn Thomas and a fourth by Jim Thomposon. Bios for each leader are below. 

Rosan Gomperts, LCSW, Director, The HELP Center. Her clinical intersts include: communication skills, management coaching, problems at work, facilitated conversations, couples, parenting, relationship issues, LGBTQ, stress, anxiety, and life transitions.

Donnovan Somera Yisrael, MA, is the Senior Health Educator for Mental Health and Well Being in Health Promotion Services at Vaden Health Center. Through his work, he helps people to understand how our cultures/institutions, our psychology and our deep need to connect socially affect our health decision-making and what we can do about it. He integrates the tenets of emotional intelligence and positive psychology into his work with students with the intention of helping them add meaning and happiness to their healthiness. He is trained as a grief educator and has a passion for teaching people about the skill of grieving everything from disappointment to death.

Roselyn Thomas, MA, is the Assistant Director of Progams for the Graduate Life Office at Stanford. Roselyn has previously worked in the non-profit sector with the AmeriCorps program, Public Allies and the organizations Youth Community Service, and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, both based in the East Palo Alto and Palo Alto area.

Jim Thompson, MBA, is founder of Positive Coaching Alliance, a national non-profit with the mission to use youth sports to develop Better Athletes, Better People. He is co-founder of Recovery Cafe San Jose, a healing community for people traumatized by homelessness, addiction and mental illness. He is an Ashoka Fellow, the author of Elevating Your Game and eight other books on coaching and leadership, and a long-time practitioner and student of mindfulness meditation.

Registration opens Sept. 10th

Free and open to everyone. BeWell berry is awarded to faculty and staff for registered participation.

Full event information: http://events.stanford.edu/events/844/84466

Location: Main Quad, Building 370, Room 370, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

Contact Email: contemplation@stanford.edu