Dig Where You Are: How One Person's Effort Can Save a Life, Empower a Community and Create Meaningful Change in the World

Dig Where You Are: How One Person's Effort Can Save a Life, Empower a Community and Create Meaningful Change in the World

by Nan Alexander Doyal

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997320305
Publisher: Casper Press
Publication date: 01/17/2017
Pages: 262
Sales rank: 707,438
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Nan Alexander Doyal has lived and worked in North America, Europe and Asia for more than three decades; most recently as President of The International Forum - an organization that designs active learning experiences for the leaders of global corporations. For more than ten years she led and managed this organization and its network worldwide; assessed the challenges facing global corporations and created programs to address these. Working with multi-disciplinary and multi-culture teams on the ground, she helped to design and run hands-on leadership and active learning programs in Japan, China, India, Thailand, Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden, Belgium and the United States. Prior to joining The International Forum she was a vice president with Ameritech Corporation in Chicago, Illinois, ran her own direct marketing firm, held several positions at American Express Travel Related Services Co. Inc. in New York, worked for Shiseido Co. Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan and for RBC Dominion Securities, in Toronto, Canada. She is a graduate of Smith College and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
In 2008 she began a journey to re-connect with people she had met in the world who were solving problems in creative and sustainable ways. She recounts their stories and what she learned in Dig Where You Are: How One Person's Effort Can Save a Life, Empower a Community and Create Meaningful Change in the World. This is her first book.

Table of Contents

Contents

The Alchemist

Lily Yeh .............................21

Philadelphia, USA .............35

The Healer

Devi Shetty 45

Bangalore, India 59

The Organizer

Jockin Arputham 69

Mumbai, India 87

The Warrior

Nancy Harris 99

Lhasa, Tibet 113

The Entrepreneur

Mechai Viravaidya 125

Bangkok, Thailand 140

The Team

Börje Ehrstrand 151

Rinkeby, Sweden 167

The Inmate

Mimi Silbert 179

San Francisco, USA 195

Dig Where You Are

Values In Common 205

Return Of The Nightingales 219

Readings 229

In Appreciation 241

Author Biography 245

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