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#9 'Beyond Our Boundaries': Disrupting Ourselves, Rethinking Leadership and...

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On September 28th, Singularity University London Chapter is delighted to host a special event with Nipun Mehta in London.

Our world today faces unprecedented challenges, rooted in multiple forms of disconnection. By losing connection to nature, we have created a systemic divide; by diluting connection with each other, we have manifested a social divide; and by ignoring connection with ourselves, we have deepened our spiritual divide. As these chasms widen at an alarming rate, everyone longs for reconnection.

How can technology help us reconnect? Today's social networks connect loose ties, but it dramatically cheapens our deep friendships. Big data helps us make smart decisions but it discounts our intrinsic connection to deep data. Artificial intelligence is now helping us automate the status quo, but we don't have any algorithm for inner transformation. And ultimately, if compassion isn't something we need to acquire but rather something we need to discover within ourselves (as science tells us), how can we build next generation technologies with a foundation of kindness and service?

Our speaker, Nipun Mehta, will share insights around these edges and stories from his global experiments at the intersection of technology, volunteerism and gift economy. He is the founder of ServiceSpace, a "labor of love" ecosystem of more than 500,000 members, whose projects range from DailyGood to KindSpring to Karma Kitchen. Nipun has received many awards like Dalai Lama’s Unsung Hero of Compassion award and in 2015, President Obama appointed him to a council on poverty and equality. His speeches on wide-ranging topics, underscoring a need for greater generosity, have reached millions world-wide. His mission statement in life simply reads: "Bring smiles in the world and stillness in my heart."

Typically, we have a small fee for our events but in keeping with the speaker's values in "multiple forms of capital", this evening will be gifted and we'll invite everyone to pay-it-forward with an act of kindness. :) - More info on the gift ecology can be found here

#singularityu #leadership #compassion #disruptyourself #community

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Unleash Leadership, Upstream, Mediaworks and Huckletree are delighted to sponsor this special event with Nipun Mehta in London.

Unleash Leadership brings together diverse partners to design creative learning spaces, inspiring growth for individuals and impact for organizations. We are proud to both sponsor Singularity U London Chapter and to support Upstream in Hammersmith and Fulham.

Hammersmith & Fulham Council are proud to support Upstream, an exciting new network, bringing together people from the global companies, tech and creative start-ups/scale-ups who call this borough home.

Mediaworks @ White City Place is part of a group of re imagined buildings in White City from RIBA award-winning architects Allies Morrison, set around a central avenue with high quality retail spaces, restaurants and gardens. Totalling 566,290 sq ft of new office space, the buildings have been designed for modern creative businesses.

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