MIND AND LIFE INSTITUTE
210 RIDGE MCINTIRE ROAD NO 325, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22903 www.mindandlife.org

Total Revenue
$5,223,481
Total Expenses
$4,119,398
Net Assets
$5,514,112

Organizations Filed Purposes: TO ALLEVIATE SUFFERING AND PROMOTE FLOURISHING BY INTEGRATING SCIENCE WITH CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICE AND WISDOM TRADITIONS.

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM FOR CONTEMPLATIVE RESEARCH: THE BIENNIAL MIND & LIFE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM FOR CONTEMPLATIVE RESEARCH (ISCR) IS THE FLAGSHIP ACADEMIC CONFERENCE FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY INVESTIGATIONS OF THE MIND AND CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICES, WELCOMING ALL ENGAGED IN CONTEMPLATIVE RESEARCH AND THOSE WHO SEEK TO UNDERSTAND HOW TO APPLY THIS RESEARCH IN THEIR WORK AND COMMUNITIES. THIS BI-ANNUAL CONFERENCE WAS HELD IN NOVEMBER 2018 IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA WITH OVER 700 ATTENDEES. PROGRAM OFFERINGS INCLUDED MASTER LECTURES, COMMUNITY-BUILDING ACTIVITIES, SOCIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOPS, AND CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICES AND ARTISTIC PERFORMANCES

RESEARCH INSTITUTES - OUR 15TH ANNUAL SUMMER RESEARCH INSTITUTE, HELD AT THE GARRISON INSTITUTE IN JUNE 2018 EXPLORED CULTURAL DIFFERENCE AND DIVERSITY. THE EVENT ITSELF WAS CHARACTERIZED BY DIVERSITY OF PARTICIPANTS, WITH ATTENDEES FROM 19 COUNTRIES ACROSS 6 CONTINENTS, AND 50% OF ATTENDEES IDENTIFYING AS NON-WHITE.120 PARTICIPANTS AND 17 FACULTY WERE INCLUDED IN THIS PROGRAM. WE EXPANDED THE THEME OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCE AND DIVERSITY AT OUR FIRST INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE IN SEPTEMBER 2018, HELD AT MYOSHIN-JI, A 14TH CENTURY JAPANESE ZEN TEMPLE COMPLEX IN KYOTO, JAPAN. THE CONFERENCE EXAMINED CONTEMPLATIVE RESEARCH AND PRACTICE THROUGH THE LENS OF JAPANESE CULTURE, INCLUDING JAPANESE CONTEMPLATIVE ARTS. THIS PROGRAM INCLUDED 51 PARTICIPANTS AND 17 FACULTY. .

MIND & LIFE DIALOGUES: THE 33RD MIND & LIFE DIALOGUE WITH A THEME OF "REIMAGINING HUMAN FLOURISHING", HELD IN MARCH 2018 IN DHARAMSALA, INDIA BETWEEN THE DALAI LAMA AND LEADING THINKERS AND EDUCATORS, TOOK UP THIS THEME ON THE TOPIC OF SECULAR ETHICS AND YOUTH EDUCATION. THE CONVERSATION STAYED TRUE TO THE ORIGINAL SPIRIT AND FORMAT OF THE EARLIEST MIND & LIFE DIALOGUES, AND WAS ALSO BROADCAST TO THE WORLD VIA MODERN LIVESTREAM TECHNOLOGY FOR 22,265 TOTAL ATTENDEES.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Susan Bauer-WuPRESIDENT40$231,760
Heather CochraneDIRECTOR OF PHILANTHROPY40$111,496
Vivi RogersDIRECTOR OF ADMIN & FINANCE40$107,705
Thupten Jinpa LangriCHAIR OF BOARD2.5$40,000
Lisette CooperDIRECTOR1.25$0
Mark BertoliniDIRECTOR1.25$0
Raymond GelleinTREASURER2.5$0
Carolyn JacobsSECRETARY2.5$0
Aaron SternDIRECTOR1.25$0
Barry HersheyDIRECTOR1.25$0
Jack KornfieldDIRECTOR1.25$0
Sona DimidjianDIRECTOR1.25$0
Martin DavidsonDIRECTOR1.25$0

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