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"Dana Klisanin earned her PhD from Saybrook University.  As Founder and Executive Director of Evolutionary Guidance Media Research & Design, Inc., Klisanin conducts research in the area of positive media and strategizes with corporations and non-governmental organizations interested in creating conscious media products and promoting social responsibility through media campaigns. Dana is a frequent presenter at conferences throughout North America, Asia, and Europe. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, Futures, Journal of Integral Theory and Practice, Systemist, and online via the International Society for the Systems Sciences. She is keenly interested in the future of media, particularly its potential to promote moral values and its use as a tool for social transformation and planetary stewardship. Dana serves as Director of MindLab at the Center for Conscious Creativity, a global non-profit research and education organization focused on the study of future trends in arts, media and entertainment, and as an Advisor to the AwareGuide, an on-line guide to transformational media. Together with a growing network of "evolutionaries" and integral visionaries, she is helping to define a culture of thought that uses media as an instrument of spiritual awakening and world transformation. Dana is currently writing a book on digital altruism and the cyberhero archetype;
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"Dana is the Founder & CEO at Evolutionary Guidance Media in NYC. An award-winning psychologist, professional futurist, designer, writer, and artist, Dana explores how we can use information technologies and new media to promote human wellbeing and planetary flourishing. From digital altruism to the Cyberhero archetype, collaborative heroism to cyber-kindness, Dr. Klisanin’s pioneering research has forever altered the way we think about technology and human values. Dana’s early interest in using technology to improve human life, tackle global challenges, and transform consciousness, led her to design a framework for creating social impact media. Her transdisciplinary interests led her to the field of game design. Through forming strategic partnerships with nonprofit organizations, she's in the process of launching Cyberhero League, a locative, edtech gaming quest with real world consequences. Dana has published journal articles and book chapters on a broad range of topics, including the future of media, conscious design, mindfulness, altruism, and heroism in the digital age.  She speaks Internationally and has been quoted and interviewed by numerous radio and news outlets including, BBC, TIME, Fast Company, Psychology Today, Huffington Post, USA Today, Futurist Magazine, Harvesting Happiness, Civilination, and The New Existentialists. She is Executive Director of the MindLAB at c3: Center for Conscious Creativity and Executive Board Member of the World Futures Studies Federation serving as the President's envoy to the United Nations. In 2017, Dana received the President's Outstanding Women Futures Award from the World Futures Studies Federation, and in 2012, she received the Distinguished Early Career Award for Scientific Achievement in Media Psychology for research on digital altruism and the Cyberhero Archetype."
 
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