Caring Organizations for Front Line Staff and Humanitarian Workers

Alessandra Pigni, author of “The Idealist’s Survival Kit. 75 Simple Ways to Prevent Burnout” is a humanitarian psychologist with several years of experience working with people in combat situations in the Middle East. She talked a bit about her personal experiences, including working alongside doctors without borders. Pigni also shared insights from her research into burnout, which is the subject of her book and a blog.
“The ABCs of burnout prevention are awareness, balance and boundaries, and civility.”

Salon Series: Welcome to Your Climate Change

On January 25th, GPA@Luskin hosted a salon series, Welcome to Your Climate Change with Dr. Alex Hall. Dr. Hall is one of the premiere analysts of western US climate change and how global processes are affecting it. He shared his perspective on how the climate change will impact California and other regions.