Foundation

    Catalyzing impact in the science of the brain and mind
    BrainMind

    Catalyzing impact in the science of the brain and mind

    BrainMind is a platform and community catalyzing innovations in neuroscience that further human potential. With new philanthropic and investing approaches, BrainMind cultivates ideas that can be translated from labs into interventions that will benefit mankind. BrainMind Ecosystem members include top brain scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, philanthropists, and policymakers.
    • Michael McCullough, MD
      Co-founder & President
    • Diana Saville
      Co-founder & CCO
    • Calvin Nguyen
      Co-founder & COO
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    Realigning technology with humanity's best interests
    Center for Humane Technology

    Realigning technology with humanity's best interests

    The Center for Humane Technology tackles the problem of how technology externalizes a cascade of harms to individuals and to our society, including addiction, manipulation, propaganda and undermining social relationships.
    • Tristan Harris
      Co-founder & Executive Director
    • Randy Fernando
      Co-founder & Head of Operations
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    Using rigorous science to create transformative courses
    Center for Mindfulness & Human Potential at UCSB

    Using rigorous science to create transformative courses

    The Center for Mindfulness and Human Potential at UC Santa Barbara combines science, technology and education to create optimally effective mindfulness training that gives students greater influence over their thoughts and emotions.
    • Jonathan Schooler, Ph.D.
      Co-founder & Director
    • Michael Mrazek, Ph.D.
      Co-founder & Director of Research
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    Leveraging tech to elevate the human mind
    Center for Transformative Technology

    Leveraging tech to elevate the human mind

    Through an annual conference, an entrepreneurial academy, and local chapters around the world, the Center for Transformative Technology aims to serve as the nexus point for technologies that will radically enhance mental health, wellbeing and human flourishing.
    • Nichol Bradford
      TTC Co-founder & Executive Director
    • Rui Ma
      TTA Co-founder TTL
    • Dr. Jeffrey Martin
      Co-founder
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    Honoring the great perfections
    Contemplative Sciences Center at UVA

    Honoring the great perfections

    The Dzokchen Project explores innovative ways to contribute to the preservation, development, and support of the living transmission of the Great Perfection traditions in the present and future, both in their traditional forms in the past and in new creative extensions, for the benefit of all.
    • David Germano
      Executive Director
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    Empowering lives through self discovery
    Foundation for Self Leadership

    Empowering lives through self discovery

    The Foundation for Self Leadership is driven by a vision of a world in which all individuals, regardless of background or fortune in life, can harness their innate wisdom to achieve and sustain emotional healing and well-being. Inspired by the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model, we promote the paradigm and practice of Self-discovery and development through scientific research, public advocacy, and responsive services to communities in need.
    • Toufic Hakim, PhD
      Executive Director
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    Leave prison before you get out
    Insight-Out

    Leave prison before you get out

    Insight-Out serves prisoners and victims through a year-long intensive program that transforms suffering and violence into learning and healing.
    • Jacques Verduin
      Founder & Executive Director
    • Kim Grose Moore
      Deputy Director
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    Mindfulness retreats for youth
    Inward Bound Mindfulness Education

    Mindfulness retreats for youth

    Inward Bound Mindfulness Education builds and conducts in-depth mindfulness programming for youth, parents, and professionals who support them.
    • Jessica Morey
      Executive Director
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    A path of primordial light
    Kedumah Institute

    A path of primordial light

    Kedumah (Hebrew for “primordial”) is a universal mystical school that teaches a step-by-step approach to spiritual awakening, personal development, and inner freedom.
    • Zvi lsh-Shalom, Ph.D
      Founder
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    A Well-Being Community for Educators
    Millennium

    A Well-Being Community for Educators

    Millennium is building a national network of educators, organized peer-to-peer coaching circles, to support each other and develop skills critical to cultivating conscious well-being in the classroom.
    • Jeff Snipes
      Founder & Chairman
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    Creating mindful communities, one school at a time
    Mindfulness Director Initiative

    Creating mindful communities, one school at a time

    Mindfulness Director Initiative (MDI) works to make the transformative power of mindfulness a reality for school communities by facilitating the comprehensive and nuanced integration of mindfulness into schools through the Mindfulness Director Model—thereby enhancing the well-being of students and strengthening our society.
    • Doug Worthen
      Co-Founder
    • Marc Waxman
      Co-Founder & Executive Director
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    A contemporary spiritual path
    Ridhwan Foundation

    A contemporary spiritual path

    The Ridhwan Foundation supports and preserves the integrity of the Diamond Approach teaching, a path to attain spiritual maturity and completeness, as well as open-ended and on-going unfoldment. The teaching combines time-honored spiritual practices with modern psychological understanding.
    • Seth Schapiro
      Executive Director
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    Awakening Humanity
    Science and Non-Duality

    Awakening Humanity

    Science and Nonduality (SAND) is a community inspired by timeless wisdom, informed by cutting-edge science, and grounded in direct experience. We come together in an open-hearted exploration while celebrating our humanity.
    • Zaya Benazzo
      Co-founder
    • Maurizio Benazzo
      Co-founder
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    Treating depression at scale in Africa
    StrongMinds

    Treating depression at scale in Africa

    StrongMinds treats depression in women in Africa, so that they may lead healthy, productive and satisfying lives. Our innovative approach adapts Group Interpersonal Therapy, a rigorously- tested therapeutic model that can be delivered by trained community members. StrongMinds is the only organization scaling a proven, cost-effective solution to the depression epidemic in Africa.
    • Sean Mayberry
      Founder & Executive Director
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