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Washington Post features Roots of Empathy

 

2 June 2014: The front page of the Washington Post was all about babies today, featuring education writer Emma Brown's story of D.C.'s first year offering Roots of Empathy. Launched in five private, public charter and public schools in the District, this is the first time a consortium of educational institutions has formed to bring the program to its students.

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Roots of Empathy featured in Contributoria

 

1 June 2014: Roots of Empathy is featured in the June issue of Contributoria. Published in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the issue focuses on the theme of “the world we want.”

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Why does empathy matter?

 

6 May 2014: “Empathy” is the new buzz-word as U.S. President Barack Obama observes a national empathy deficit, and Canada’s Leader of the Official Opposition has implied that empathy is a necessary trait for successful leadership. But, some are still asking, why does empathy matter?

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Mary Gordon to present on lessons in leadership at TURN Forward event

 

14 April 2014: Tomorrow, Roots of Empathy Founder/President Mary Gordon will be speaking as part of the TURN Forward series at Ivey Business School’s ING DIRECT Leadership Centre in Toronto.

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Mary Gordon joins global influencers at Spirit of Humanity Forum in Iceland

 

10 April 2014: Mary Gordon is in Reykjavik, Iceland this week for the Second Spirit of Humanity Forum – “a new global network of organizations, communities and individuals committed to catalyze effective systemic change in governance and decision-making, based on core human values.”

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Chile hosts Mary Gordon to learn more about Roots of Empathy

 

13 March 2014: As a guest of the Chancellor of the Universidad Católica de Temuco (UCT), Dr. Aliro Bórquez Ramírez Rector, Gordon delivered a keynote presentation to a packed lecture hall in Temuco, Chile. Educators, researchers, students and citizen sector organizations enjoyed Ms Gordon’s delivery of “Preventing Bullying, Roots of Empathy’s International Experience”.

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