Past Events and Programs

December 2016
December 10 & 11, 2016
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
June 2016
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
April 2016
Saturday & Sunday, April 9 & 10, 2016
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
February 2016
Exploring Leadership and Identity with Soul Collage
Saturday, February 6, 2016
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
January 2016
Bali: Leadership Learning Journey
January 24 – February 3, 2016
Bali, Indonesia
The Year of Our Best Leadership: Practitioners Learning Conversation
Thursday, January 28, 2016
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
December 2015
What Are We Learning: Practitioners Learning Conversation
Thursday, December 3
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Cultural Awareness and Conflict Transformation: A Winter Workshop
Sunday, December 6
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
October 2015
Cultivating Leadership in Demanding Times: Insights from Neuroscience and Mindfulness
Saturday, October 24
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Evolutionary Leadership Bootcamp on Adaptive Leadership and Collaboration with Ken Otter, Ph.D.
Saturday, October 3
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
June 2015
Cultivating Clarity & Power: A Workshop for Women
Thursday, June 4
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
May 2015
Effective Group and Meeting Facilitation: A Foundation for 21st Century Leadership With Ken Otter, Ph.D.
Saturday, May 16
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
April 2015
Peter Senge in Conversation: Necessary Learning for Systemic Change
Monday, April 20, 2015
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
March 2015
What Matters Most: Using Reflective Writing to Make Better Decisions about

Your Life, Your Body & Your Relationships with Author Maura Wolf

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
December 2014
Cultural Awareness and Conflict Transformation Workshop

Saturday, December 13, 2014

9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Creating a Reflective Practice Group

with Maura Wolf

Thursday, December 4, 2014

10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

November 2014
The Heart of Coaching

Essential Skills to Bring Forth the Best in People

Saturday, November 8, 2014 10am - 4pm

October 2014
What Matters Most- Everyday Leadership at Home, Work and in the World

Book Launch and Dialogue with Author, Maura Wolf.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7pm - 9pm

June 2014
Social Justice Institute ~ Thriving at the Intersection of Leadership, Spirituality, and Social Justice

Co-sponsored by the Leadership Studies Programs and the Catholic Institute of Lasallian Social Action (CILSA)

Monday, June 16, 2014 - Tuesday, June 17, 2014

April 2014
Public Workshop ~ The Heart of Coaching:

Essential Skills to Bring Forth the Best in People

With Elissa Perry and Ken Otter

April 12, 2014

March 2014
Wo/Men's Conference 2014

Si Se Puede: Yes We Can  

March 8, 2014
"Stepping Up and Out": Using Creative Process to Plan for the Future, with Taj Johns

March 20, 2014

2014 Moraga Community Leadership Series: Working for Small Victories

A 2-month process of designing, implementing and evaluating community initiatives in Moraga.

"Clarifying Your Small Victory and Building a Vision for Success" January 30

"Gaining Input from a Wide Diversity of Stakeholders & Creating Transformative Scenarios that Lead to Win/win Situations" February 13

"Facilitating Great Meetings and Following-thru on Action Items" February 27

"Working with Conflict, Diversity and Creative Solutions" March 13

"Completing the Process, Noticing the Wins and Making Future Recommendations" March 27

January 2014

Expanding Our Social Justice Impact 

A Planning for Action Conversation for Alumni of the Leadership Studies Programs

Public Dissertation Presentation

Leadership and Cultural Consciousness

Dr. Marguerite Welch presentation on her dissertation study:  What's It Like To Be White?  Understanding the Decision to Learn About Being White

November 2013

Presence in Leadership ~ Embodying the Interplay of Inner and Outer Change

A workshop with Donald Rothberg, Ph.D. & Ken Otter, Ph.D.

November 16, 2013 1pm to 5pm.  

June 2013

Social Justice Institute: At the Intersection of Leadership, Social Justice & Spirituality

June 17 & 18, 9am to 5pm
Featuring keynote presentations by Elisa Perry, MFA, Dean Elias, EdD, and George Quickley, SJ

April 2013

Presence ~ Practicing Mindfulness & Care in the Midst of Action

April 6, 1pm to 4:30pm
A workshop by Donald Rothberg, Ph.D. and Ken Otter, Ph.D.

February 2013

A Whole, New Way ~ Leadership and Engagement in the 21st Century

February 12, 12pm to 1pm
A webinar by Maura Wolf and Doug Paxton

November 2012

Life Transitions: Stepping into the Future with Values and Vision

November 15, 6:30 to 8:30pm
A workshop by Maura Wolf and Doug Paxton

April 2012

Innovation and Right Livelihood: Creativity for Leadership Effectiveness

April 28, 10am to 5pm
A workshop by Taj Johns

 January 2010

Storytelling and Leadership

January 23, 10am to 5pm
A workshop by Ann Marie Foley and Elissa Perry

September 2009

Leadership in the Moment: Liberating Momentum in Yourself and Others

September 12, 9am to 5pm
A workshop by Martin Boroson, M.B.A.

July 2009

Leading from Center

July 25, 9am to 12:30pm
A workshop by Makaela Seligman, M.P.A.

June 2009

Leadership During Wild Times: An Inquiry in Nature

June 6th, 9am to 5pm
A workshop by Susanna Maida, Ph.D. and Doug Paxton, Ph.D.

May 2009

Mastering Direct Conversations: Keys to Effective Leadership

May 17th, 9am to 12:30pm
A workshop facilitated by Barry Smith and Ken Otter, M.A.

April 2009

Leading into the Unknown: The Pragmatics of Evolutionary Leadership for Sustainability and Beyond

April 26th, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
A workshop facilitated by Kathia and Alexander Laszlo of Syntony Quest

March 2009

Core Values at Work: Developing Team Leadership in the 21st century

March 28th, 9am to 12:30pm
With Doug Paxton, MBA, Ph.D. and Ken Otter, M.A.

February 2009

The Spiritual Art of Leadership

February 28, 10am - 5pm
With Roger Desmarais, Ph.D.

January 2009

Storytelling for Leaders

January 24, 9am - 5pm
With Elissa Perry, M.F.A. and Ann Marie Foley, M.A.

August 2008

Navigating Difficult Conversations Using Appreciative Inquiry

August 9, 9am – 5pm
With Rich Been

June 2008

Global Leadership: From Diversity to Synergy

June 1, 9am – 5pm
With Yongming Tang, Ph.D.