Peeyush Kumar is a systems scholar of cultures, economics & technology. His primary work is to build social technologies which support in building cultures of harmony, richness and equity. We live in a complex world with unprecedent precarity across both natural and human systems. It needs a holistic approach to bridge across these systems to create a culture of harmony and richness. Currently, he is working as a senior research scientist at Microsoft Research with a focus on food supply chain and energy systems and independent consultant across various aspects such as artificial intelligence, sustainability, resiliency, equity, and efficiency. Peeyush holds a PhD from UW Seattle in Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research.
Marisa Hebb SEP is a trainer and facilitator leading groups in the We are Open Circle method. We are Open Circle guides groups to build collaboration, access collective wisdom, and adapt to change. Marisa is a coach and consultant offering Somatic Experiencing and tools that harmonize the body, psyche, and emotions for greater resilience and integrity. These tools include listening circles, permaculture, song and dance, Systema, peer counseling, and contemplative prayer. Marisa is also currently working as the interim Permaculture Director at Gift of Grace Lutheran Church in Seattle. Marisa grounds her work in over a decade of Contemplative prayer practice and study of Christian Wisdom and monastic traditions in an earth-based context.
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