Milwaukee County War Memorial Center,
750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive,

Guest speaker is Karambu Ringera, founder of International Peace Initiatives.

Reclaiming Agency: Cultivating a Culture of Regeneration in Life

The culture we’re immersed in, and how we inhabit spaces today are based on an old story about the strategy for social change. We are all working hard today to be catalysts for change, as many worked for many year in the past, and still things seem to be getting worse. Many aspects of today’s reality need urgent action, such as climate change. In my view, climate change is not the problem. We, the people, are who and what needs to change. This talk is about exploring, understanding and moving towards a more useful and regenerative response to life, (where we are creative, connected, full of energy and excited about Life); rather than the current reactive and ‘fear’ based one that leads to separation, disconnection and a ‘dead-end’ kind of experience of BE-ingness in life. With ‘expandedness’ in the life experience, we feel more alive and are better able to ‘dance with’ life issues within and out there!

Born and raised in Kenya, she earned her Ph.D. in Intercultural Communication in 2008 from the University of Denver. She earned a Masters Degree in Media from Natal University, South Africa, as well as a Master of Theological Studies (with a peace and justice emphasis) from the Iliff School of Theology in Colorado. She received her Bachelor of Education degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Rotary meetings are open to members, invited guests and media.

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