Anushka Fernandopulle - 1440 Multiversity

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Anushka Fernandopulle, MBA

Buddhist practitioner, business consultant, and coach

Anushka Fernandopulle is a Buddhist teacher, leadership coach, and management consultant whose work is influenced by a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and religion from Harvard University, a master’s degree from the Yale School of Management, and a certification in coaching from the Coaches Training Institute.

She teaches meditation workshops and retreats in organizations and retreat centers around the world, bringing Eastern meditation practices to Western modern life. Her teaching is informed by nature, creative arts, political engagement, innovation, and modern urban life.

Anushka has been practicing Buddhist meditation for over 25 years, including four years in full-time intensive meditation training in monasteries and retreat centers in the US, India, and Sri Lanka. Her practice is one of dedication. Almost every year, she spends at least one month in intensive silent retreat. She also sits on the Teachers Council at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California.

As a coach, Anushka has worked with hundreds of successful leaders in fields including technology, social justice, film, business, academics, and science. She is particularly interested in the synthesis of leadership, innovation, and awareness.


Previous Programs

Mindfulness and Leadership

February 9 - 11, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Mindfulness develops clarity of vision, compassion leads to a deeper understanding of oneself and others, and courage supports us in carrying out difficult tasks. These qualities define heart-centered, sustainable leadership and all of them must be strengthened through intentional practice. Join businesswoman and Buddhist practitioner Anushka Fernandopulle, MBA, for a weekend of mindfulness training and...