Speaker / Workshop Facilitator
Della feels at home as a speaker and workshop facilitator. She uses experiential learning practices to guide groups through transformative experiences. She customizes workshops and talks based on the intentions of the group and prefers to lead workshops by donation to keep them inclusive. Della is happy to co-lead to help others develop facilitation skills.
Below are a few themes of workshops and talks that she could facilitate:
Work that Reconnects -
Drawing from deep ecology, systems theory, and wisdom traditions from around the world, this workshop builds motivation, creativity, courage, and solidarity for our collective transition to a more sustainable human culture.
Buddhist Economics -
Through guided meditations, poetry, stories, and experiential practices, this workshop connects insights from Buddhism with the economic system change we wish to see in the world.
Alternative Economics -
In this workshop, we explore what is wrong with our current economic system and how we can co-create alternatives that are more beautiful, sustainable, equitable, and just. Unlike the field of economics, this workshop is fun, exciting, and translatable into tangible change.
Gross National Happiness -
This workshop gives participants a felt sense of the movement to change the goals of economies from growth to wellbeing for all. The insights, practices, and tools from this workshop can be applied to inner and outer system change in organizations, businesses, and governments.
"Della brings her wholehearted presence into the room. She is knowledgeable, kind, and curious and creates a space where meaningful connections can be made, both internally and with others in the community. She embodies her teachings."- workshop participant
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Past Talks and Workshop Resources:
What is Economics? A Poem, A video of Della reading her poem about expanding our view of what economics is and could be.
Spiritual Ecology and Regenerative Economics During COVID-19, a video conversation hosted by the California Institute of Integral Studies between Della and Movement Generation's Gopal Dayaneni.
Healing Ourselves & the World, Della's audio interview on the Accidental God's Podcast hosted by Manda Scott.
Della's Keynote Talk at UC Santa Cruz Bioneers Conference: "The Economy is Not Something Outside of US: Embodying the More Beautiful, Sustainable, and Just Economy we want right now!"