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Mindfulness Meditation Session

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 @ 12:10pm to 1:00pm
Case Lounge
Oct 16
Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 @ 12:10pm to 1:00pm
Case Lounge

These sessions are oriented to beginners and also open to those more experienced with mindfulness practices, and they include guided meditation as well as discussion of mindfulness meditation. This week's session will be led by Dr. Home Nguyen (bio below).

You are invited to bring your own lunch to this event or, upon request in advance, a lunch will be provided. If you are staying for lunch, and would like to request a meal, please fill out this form no later than Monday, 10/14 at 10 am.

If you have questions, or if any disability accommodations would help you to participate fully in this event, please contact J.C. White at [email protected]. Columbia University makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities, so please let us know if any changes, for instance to the format of the sound system, would be helpful. 


Dr. Home H.C. Nguyen is a professor of leadership, and an advisor to leaders, entrepreneurs, and educators. He is the founder and CEO of MindKind Institute and has coached mid-level and C-suite executives of Fortune 200 companies and numerous start-ups. He has taught and facilitated courses on Self-Awareness Training, Interpersonal Group Dynamics, and Adult Learning and Leadership Development at Columbia University and Yale School of Management. Dr. Home helps his clients to overcome fears and distractions, get clear on why they do what they do, and develop mindfulness and practical wisdom to exert greater influence. A certified executive coach, Home received his Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University.

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