Ashok Gangadean is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Haverford College where he has taught for the past forty-two years. Throughout his career he has focused on clarifying the fundamental common ground across widely diverse worldviews and seeking to expand philosophy and cultural life into a wider global context. He is Founder-Director of the Global Dialogue Institute which has developed effective methods of Deep Dialogue for renovating cultural life. His new book - The Awakening of the Global Mind - has recently appeared. Ashok is also Co-Convener of the World Commission on Global Consciousness and Spirituality which brings leading and emerging world leaders together in deep dialogue to help articulate global wisdom, vision and values in addressing the most pressing concerns and crises on a global scale. He is also Co-Chair of the World Wisdom Council. Dr. Gangadean has been a television host at WYBE TV in Philadelphia for five years, and is currently Producer and Host of ((Global Lens)). WWW.AWAKENINGMIND.ORG; WWW.GLOBAL-DIALOGUE.COM; WWW.GLOBALSPIRIT.ORG.
All through the ages our great wisdom teachers - our evolutionary elders - have issued a call to humanity to fulfill our evolutionary destiny through an awakening of consciousness. This global call to conscious evolution fulfills our individual and collective maturation as humans and marks our advance to sustainable cultures and the flourishing of our human family. We have arrived at our moment of choice.