Patrick Cook-Deegan, BA

Lecturer, Stanford University; Social Entrepreneur who has developed experiential education programs for mindfulness education (Inward Bound Mindfulness Education), wilderness education (Back to Earth), and social innovation (Brown University’s Social Innovation Initiative); Founder, Director, and CEO, Project Wayfinder - an educational organization funded by the Stanford University d.School to equip students and teachers with tools and skills to create purposeful lives; Former Fulbright Scholar; Author, Redesigning American High Schools for the 21st Century” (2016, Stanford Social Innovation Review)


Teaching Engaged Brains

The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, CA or Virtually via Zoom  February 22-24, 2024

Teens & Motivation

Rethinking the American High School Experience: Turning Student Stress and Boredom Into Purpose

Teaching Purposeful Brains

Virtual Conference  April 17-18, 2021

Purposeful Classrooms

Promoting Purposeful Learning in Teens and Schools