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    Translating Science to Advance Human Potential
    BrainFutures

    Translating Science to Advance Human Potential

    BrainFutures accelerates adoption of effective applications of neuroscientific advances. We provide rigorous analysis of these interventions, write translational issue briefs that fill knowledge gaps, and build coalitions of influencers to advocate for equitable and responsible access to the best brain-based innovations science has to offer.
    • Linda Raines
      CEO, Co-Founder
    • Henry Harbin, MD
      Co-Founder, Behavioral Health Care Consultant
    • Holly McCormack
      Chief Strategy Officer
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    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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    Fireside Project | Psychedelic Peer Support Line
    Fireside Project

    Fireside Project | Psychedelic Peer Support Line

    Fireside Project is a non-profit that operates the Psychedelic Peer Support Line. They provide free, confidential emotional support by phone and text message to people during and after their psychedelic experiences. Fireside Project’s mission is to help people minimize the risks and fulfill the potential of their psychedelic experiences. If you are looking for free, confidential peer support during or after a psychedelic experience, please contact Fireside Project by calling or texting 6-2FIRESIDE (623-473-7433).
    • Joshua White
      Co-Founder and Executive Director
    • Hanifa Nayo Washington
      Co-Founder and Cultivator of Beloved Community
    • Adam Rubin
      Co-Founder and Support Line Director
    • Nicolai Lassen
      Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
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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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    A New Path For Healing
    Healing Advocacy Fund

    A New Path For Healing

    The Healing Advocacy Fund is the nonprofit organization supporting the implementation of Oregon’s voter-created psilocybin therapy program through education and advocacy.
    • Sam Chapman
      Executive Director
    • Graham Boyd
      Board Member
    • David Bronner
      Board Member
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    Our mission is to inspire a more mindful humanitarian world
    iACT

    Our mission is to inspire a more mindful humanitarian world

    Based in Los Angeles, iACT is a groundbreaking international action organization with a vision of a world where the dignity, humanity, and agency of conflict-affected people are recognized, affirmed, and supported. To achieve this, iACT invests in individual and community growth and wellbeing; utilizes education, sports, and human rights program frameworks to create opportunities and spaces for refugees to lead; and, provides training and technical advisement to humanitarians, NGOs, and philanthropists to steward systems-level change. Our team of influential and experienced changemakers—refugee and non-refugee alike—work with agility and creativity to shift power to communities and create long-term individual and community transformation. We are accountable and responsible to the communities we work alongside.
    • Gabriel Stauring
      Founder, Chief of Vision & Strategy
    • Katie-Jay Scott
      Executive Director
    • Oumda Al-fateh Tarbosh
      Program Coordinator
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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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    Philanthropists supporting psychedelic research & treatments
    Psychedelic Science Funders Collaborative

    Philanthropists supporting psychedelic research & treatments

    The Psychedelic Science Funders Collaborative convenes and guides philanthropic support for psychedelic research, treatments, and patient access. PSFC was formed from the recognition that psychedelic medicine has incredible potential and a clear path to broader acceptance but has been systemically underfunded for decades.
    • Joe Green
      Co-Founder and President of PSFC
    • Graham Boyd
      Co-Founder and Executive Director of PSFC
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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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    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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    Accelerating social impact by mobilizing a global network of strategic investors.
    The Philanthropy Workshop

    Accelerating social impact by mobilizing a global network of strategic investors.

    Originally incubated within the Rockefeller Foundation 25 years ago and replicated by the Hewlett Foundation, TPW is now the largest network of its kind. TPW's global community of 450+ social investors and philanthropists are united by their shared commitment to unlock resources, lifelong learning, collaboration, and entrepreneurial approaches to tackle the world’s most challenging problems, leading with curiosity, humility, and transparency.
    • Renee Kaplan
      Chief Executive Officer
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