• 2018 Speaker 3
    2018 Speaker 3
  • 2018 Speaker 2
    2018 Speaker 2
  • 2018 Speaker 1
    2018 Speaker 1

PAST AWARD RECIPIENTS

  • Dr. Jill Griffin The Wendy Davee Award for Service

    Founder of Squash Blossom Leadership in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Dr. Griffin’s lifelong love of the natural world and its impact on both physical and psychological health lead her to write her dissertation on Animals and Soul: Animals in Native American Mythologies and the Individuation Process.

  • Lizzie Rodriguez The Wendy Davee Award for Service

    During her studies at Pacifica’s MA in Depth Psychology (with an emphasis in Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology and Eco-psychology) program, Lizzie somehow found time to train as a mediator at the local Conflict Solution Center (CSC) on top of a job in hotel management.

  • Liz Delgado The Wendy Davee Award for Service

    Liz Deligio is an MA alumna from the Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology specialization of the Depth Psychology Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California. Her projects span three continents and focus on some of the most crucial social justice issues of our times.

  • Harry Grammer The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

    Harry Grammer is a poet/ musician and founder of New Earth. As the Founder and Director of Programs, Harry brings his leadership and visionary spirit, along with an extensive background in teaching poetry and self-expression to incarcerated and at-risk youth.

  • Kyrié Carpenter Chancellor’s Award of Excellence

    Kyrié’s passion for story has lead her to a career in film, studies in Depth Psychology, and ultimately to her work with aging.  She has her masters in counseling psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Her thesis explored the Anti-Aging myth in America and dementia as an embodiment of the trickster archetype and its facilitation of growth on a cultural level via the integration of elders into American society.

  • Jeni Ambrose Chancellor’s Award for Community

    Jeni Ambrose received her bachelor’s degree from Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and launched her career in Washington, D.C. in the press office of a U.S. Senator.  She moved on to run national electoral campaigns for the League of Conservation Voters and served as national press secretary for the National Organization for Women.

  • Dr. Mark Whitehurst The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

    A community advocate, Dr. Whitehurst is a lifelong lover of the arts and a decades-long, steadfast supporter of the Santa Barbara arts community. He is the publisher of CASA Magazine and serves on the boards of Santa Barbara BeautifulDowntown Santa Barbara and the Park and Recreation Community Foundation.

  • Aaqilah Islam The Chancellor’s Community Award

    Aaqilah is an M.A. alum of Pacifica and a current doctoral student in the Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology Specialization of the Depth Psychology Program. She is a pro bono teacher in the largest prison education program in California: the Prison University Project at San Quentin Prison.

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