Imagine Worcester #101 Awards Ceremony of the Institute for Global Leadership
Virginia Swain is the host of Imagine Worcester and the World, your source for local and global interviews with peacemakers around the world.
Show 101: On November 20, 2014, The 15th Anniversary Awards Ceremony of the Institute for Global Leadership honored Life Leader Service Awardees and Imagine Worcester Interviewees-- ordinary people leading extraordinary lives who live in service to restore faith in humanity.
Keynote Address: Dr. Peter Gray, Research Professor, Department of Psychology, Boston College and author of Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life Psychology Today blog and alternativestoschool.com
Life Leadership Service Awardees:
Grace Akallo, M.A., Author, Activist*
Erica Ayisi, M.F.A. Channel 3 News Reporter*
Dr. Michael Boover, Chaplain, Worcester Recovery Center*
Dr. Melinda Boone, Superintendent of Worcester Schools
Derek Brindisi, Director, City of Worcester Department of Public Health*
Mauro DePasquale, Director, Worcester Community Access Television
Dr. Sue Fan Foo, Professor, Worcester State University*
Dr. Peter Gray, Author and Researcher*
Heather Lyn Haley, Ph.D., Professor and Community Organizer*
Donna Perry, Ph.D., Professor and Nurse/Humanitarian*
Khmer Magic Music Bus Team Indigenous Cambodian Music, Steve Riege*
Sharon Smith Viles. M.Div, Asian Brush Artist and Teacher
10th Anniversary Awardees Caleb Encarnacion-Rivera*, Dr. Clara Savage*, Center for Nonviolent Solutions Founding Board*
Imagine Worcester Television Awardees appearing at ceremony. Those asterisked above were also interviewed and were present:
· Jonathan Alexandre, JD
· Dr. Joseph Baratta
· Suzanne Cashman, ScD.
· Sara Connor, N.P.
· Steve D’Agostino
· Strong Eagle Daly
· Sr. Judith Dupuy
· Dr. Clay Starlin
· Judy Freedman Fask, M.A.
· Michael Langa, M.A.
· Cathy O’Connor
· Dr. Monika Kolodziej
· Ginger Navickas
· Randi Nichols, M.B.A.
· Parlee Jones
· Rev. Dr. Sarai Rivera
· Dr. Paul Ropp and Marjorie Ropp
· Dr. Richard Schmidt
· Dr. David Steele
· Claire and Scott Schaefer Duffy
· Kathy Tamilio-Awed
· Zayda Vallejo, M.Litt.
· Yeshi and Tsering