Meet our Keynote for the YJP National Retreat
"This professional retreat is going to be a "one of a kind" gathering where you will be discover deeper aspects of being a conscious Jain professional in today's world, while knowing that you are part of a larger community and seeing practical ways you can become involved in the larger world. We are truly honored to be organizing this event and can't wait to see all of you!"
-- Retreat Organizing Committee
We are pleased to announce our Keynote Speaker Nipun Mehta He has received many awards, including the Jefferson Award for Public Service, Wavy Gravy's Humanitarian award, and Dalai Lama's Unsung Hero of Compassion. In 2015, President Barack Obama appointed him to a council on poverty and inequality. Nipun is routinely invited to share his message of "giftivism" to wide ranging audiences, from inner city youth in Memphis to academics in London to international dignitaries at the United Nations. He serves on the advisory boards of the Seva Foundation, the Dalai Lama Foundation, and Greater Good Science Center. Watch Nipun's TED Talk here Mr. Mehta is one of the many speakers who will be leading various interactive sessions where you can explore how YOU are A Part Of A Whole! 2017 YJP National Retreat will run from October 27th-29th in San Jose CA