Creating Promising Futures Through Social Construction
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Erin is passionate about the creation of wellbeing and how a relational lens (including attention to our everyday ways of living and working together) can support more wellbeing in the world. Erin has a master’s degree from Fielding Graduate University and her doctorate from Tilburg University, both focused on our ways of working in organizations, public institutions and post secondary education and the relationship between those practices and creating wellbeing. She is currently the Dean of Education at The Ayurvedic Institute.Erin has had the joy of experiencing a wide variety of approaches to wellbeing and to organizational leadership through living in many countries and cultures around the world including Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Norway, Thailand, the United States and the West Indies. She has worked in not-for-profit, corporate, government and educational institutions. Most of her career has focused on leading and supporting organizations in creating and living into generative practices where how they do their work is aligned with their values -- helping the good work flow. She feels blessed in her current work to be able to support Vasant Lad and his teaching of authentic Ayurvedic Medicine in the west. She is currently exploring the relationship between our communication practices and well-being, including being in dialogue with our bodies, and leadership as informed by the Vedas and spiritual practices such as Tikkun olam. Erin is a former member of the Board of Directors of the CMM Institute for Personal and Social Evolution and serves on committees for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association. Dissertation: It’s all about wellbeing, eh? Mindfulness of what we're making in our PhD EcologiesMasters Thesis: “If you have come to help me, you’re wasting your time”: Using Participatory Action Research to Mitigate Cultural Imperialism in Community Development.