Jonathan L. Wiesner

By Erin Wik

Prior to coming to the Garrison Institute, Jonathan L. Wiesner served for 25 years on the board of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and is currently Chairman Emeritus.  The IRC is one of the world’s leading humanitarian relief organizations.  In over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities, it provides clean water, shelter, health care, education and empowerment support to refugees…

Dan Siegel

By Noah Kuhn

Daniel J. Siegel received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. He served as a National Institute of Mental Health Research Fellow at UCLA, studying family interactions with an emphasis on how attachment experiences influence emotions, behavior, autobiographical memory and narrative. Dr. Siegel is…

Jonathan F. P. Rose

By Noah Kuhn

Jonathan F. P. Rose’s business, public policy and not-for-profit work all focus on creating a more environmentally, socially and economically responsible world.  In 1989, Mr. Rose founded Jonathan Rose Companies LLC, a multi-disciplinary real estate development, planning, consulting and investment firm, as a leading green urban solutions provider. The firm has successfully completed $1.5 billion of work. In 2005, the firm…

Diana Calthorpe Rose

By Noah Kuhn

Diana Calthorpe Rose is Founding President Emerita of the Garrison Institute, a non-profit organization located in Garrison, New York whose mission is to apply the transformative power of contemplation to today’s pressing social and environmental concerns, helping build a more compassionate, resilient future. The Garrison Institute’s Program Initiatives develop rigorous, evidence-based ways to apply contemplative methodologies to key social change fields–education, ecology,…