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Foundation Hosts Popular Events at IFS Conference

The Foundation hosted a well-attended community event at the 2018 IFS Conference, which was held in early November in the U.S. (Providence, Rhode Island).

The event opened with a brief introduction by Board Member and Event Chair, Pamela Krause, MSW, LCSW, followed by one-word greetings from all board members (their favorite “Self-C” word), and a presentation by Vice Chair Frank Anderson, MD, with an update on research and the planned global Take5 Media Campaign. Participants then visited the four stations on research, advocacy, education, and community connections, and engaged in vigorous conversations with board members and staff about ways to advance the shared vision of promoting Self-discovery and the Self leadership model.

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The Foundation Welcomes Krause & McCoy on its Board of Directors

We welcome with great anticipation and look forward to the leadership and contributions of our newest board members, Pamela K. Krause, MSW, LCSW and Vicki McCoy, MA. We also express our gratitude to Nancy Shadick, MD, MPH, for serving diligently on the Board since its inception in 2013. Nancy brought to us seasoned experience in clinical research for which she was a knowledgeable, effective advocate. Her ideas regarding the IFS Graduate Research Fellowship will be launched in Q2 of this year.

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Announcing the Global Take5 Campaign

Watching and playing sports can be emotionally engaging activities. Among youth in particular, such activities are valuable opportunities for developing overall composure and building emotional resilience in the face of adversity.

It is within this context that the Swiss-based foundation, Education 4 Peace, and the U.S.-based Foundation for Self Leadership (or in reverse order in the U.S.) are announcing the creation of the joint Take5 Campaign, a global initiative to promote emotional health and well-being through self-awareness.

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