Dr. Christopher Willard is a co-host of the 2020 Global Mindfulness in Education Summit, he is a psychologist and educational consultant based in Boston specializing in mindfulness. He has been practicing meditation for 20 years, and has led hundreds of workshops around the world, with invitations to more than two dozen countries. He has presented at TEDx conferences and his thoughts have appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, mindful.org, and elsewhere. He is the author of Alphabreaths, Growing Up Mindful (2016) Raising Resilience (2017) and eight other books for parents, professionals and children, available in more than ten languages. He teaches at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Helen Maffini is a co-host of the 2020 Global Mindfulness in Education Summit, she is a doctoral researcher, author and educator. Helen is the creator of the MindBE preschool curriculum used in schools across Asia. She is co-author of the book Developing Children´s Emotional Intelligence and creator of the course Thriving Kids -A Path to Compassion, Caring and Confident Children!
" I’m Dr. Helen Maffini, the Director of MindBE Education. We are an educational training company working globally. We improve mindfulness and social emotional learning skills in preschools. More specifically we highlight the latest research, tools and strategies and work with thought leaders in the industry helping educators and parents develop these skills in themselves and children.
As a doctoral researcher in the field of mindfulness and co-author of the book Developing Children’s Emotional Intelligence, I have had the opportunity to interview and gain insights from some of the world’s top thought leaders in the field.
Our summits have reached over 30000 educators worldwide and we have created ongoing partnerships and programmes many prominent organizations.
Our specialised curriculum and courses have been accredited by the CPD standards office and we continue to reach children in more countries across the globe while also supporting NGOs in Cambodia in feeding and educating young people who live in poverty.
Join your hosts Dr. Christopher Willard and Dr. Helen Maffini,as they interview Experts in the field of global mindfulness in education. Each day you will receive emails with the links to the videos from our experts and you can watch free for 24 hours!