It’s Brain Awareness Week, a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. We thought we would focus on how to keep your brain healthy through self-care and share today a wonderful meditation podcast by LeNhan Phuong, Executive Director of the Equity Initiative. There are 3 episodes which focus on ‘Loving Kindness’, ‘Mindfulness’ and ‘Gratitude’.
News and Views
Here's an excellent read about self-care by Professor Ian Robertson, co-director of the Global Brain Health Institute here: http://htl.li/wFXc30o1DyR.
Date/Time: April 8, 2019―April 9, 2019
Location: Natcher Conference Center, in Bethesda, MD, USA
Haas Institute unveils new online Hub for their Civic Engagement Narrative Change project. The project aims to address pressing obstacles to inclusive democratic participation by bringing together current research, scientific testing, narrative development, strategic communications, and community organizing.
Authored by Kripa Basnyat, AFSEE, these five books written in Nepali and English are some of the best of the small number of feminist books to have been published in Nepal. The stories of so many Nepalese women from the country’s many different movements are still desperately needed.
Please view a lovely selection of photos from the graduation of Altantic Fellows for Health Equity based at Tekano via the link. Please note you can only access the images with you @atlanticfellows.org email address.
There's still time to apply for this grant which facilitates face-to-face connection between Senior Fellows from different Atlantic Fellows Programs, for learning, sharing and advancement of collaborative projects, click the link: https://hub.atlanticfellows.org/learning_and_connection_grant
This grant is on a rolling basis with the start date on the 15th of each month.
Faye was awarded 2019 NSW Aboriginal Women of the Year today, ahead of International Women’s Day.
Rather than engendering guilt, the focus should be on healing historical wounds threatening the nation’s future.