ASK: Alumni Sharing Knowledge

Alumni Relations and Career and Community Engagement are launching a new program this spring: ASK: Alumni Sharing Knowledge. Our goal is to provide free webinars facilitated by Naropa University alumni for the Naropa community. This is an opportunity to share the powerful expertise in the alumni community with Naropa alumni, students, staff, faculty and guests, online so anyone can access from anywhere! These 45 minute webinars are focused on professional and personal development, for the Naropa community, from alumni.

Previous Events

Spring 2014

Tuesday, March 18, 12:00 p.m. MST

Jonathan Bender, Naropa AlumJonathan Bender, MFA ’06, presents “Creating A Thriving Practice: The 7 Keys to Creating a Sustainable Income with Clients You Love”

Explore the 7 keys through practical, heart-based inquiries that will help to establish a great practice, and also will help you identify what step you need to take next.

Watch a recorded broadcast of the webinar.  

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 24, 12:00 p.m. MST

Kim Carroll, Naropa AlumniKim Carroll, BA ’98, presents“Teach. Travel. Transform: Teaching Overseas”

In this webinar, Kim Carroll, founder of the English for Life Academy, will set the scene for what you can experience when teaching overseas.

RSVP required. Click here to read more and register.   

Thursday, May 29, 12:00 p.m. MST

Jessica Hageman, Naropa AlumJessica Hagemann, MFA ’12, presents “New Grads: How to Make Ends Meet until the Big $”

You’ve just graduated with a university degree. You’re smart, well-qualified, and eager to put your hard-earned skills to the test. Now what?

RSVP required. Click here to read more and register


Summer 2014

Tuesday, June 24, 12:00 p.m. MST

David Rasch, Naropa AlumDavid Rasch, MA ’78, presents “Overcoming Writing Blocks and Procrastination”

This webinar will examine several common experienced writing productivity problems and present a number of strategies for addressing them.

RSVP required. Click here to read more and register

Wednesday, July 16, 12:00 p.m. MST

Kevin MaysKevin Mays, MA '95, presents "Enlightened Leadership: The 3 Secrets to Transforming Relationships, Creating Change, and Making Powerful Difference in the World"

From corporate executives to elected officials, the art of leadership is misunderstood and poorly practiced by most. Even the most well intended leaders wreak havoc by simply doing what they've always done. Don't let this be you! Be the change the world so desperately needs.

In this webinar you will learn the three keys to harness your unique leadership gifts and make the world a better place.

RSVP required. Click here to read more and register

Tuesday, August 19, 12:00 p.m. MST

Anne McCauleyAnne McCauley, MA '07, presents "The Architecture of our Interior Lives: Accessing Unconscious Material Through Exploring Home" 

Our homes are a powerful manifestation of our unconscious lives and offer tangible expression of our histories, projections, hopes, and conflicts. In this webinar, we will explore how unconscious patterns show up in your home.   

RSVP required. Click here to read more and register.

Fall 2014

Monday, September 22, 12:00 p.m. MST

Seth LaporeSeth Lepore, BA '97, presents "Getting to Know the Roadmap of Being a Performing Artist" 

RSVP required. Please check back -- registration will open soon. 


Tuesday, October 14, 12:00 p.m. MST

Brian O'ConnorBrian O'Connor, BA '77, MA '79, presents "The Four Parts of an Emotional State"

This webinar will discuss how emotional energy consists of four parts: thoughts, physical experience, breath, and emotional behavior. We will discuss what intervention would look like from the perspective of each part. 

RSVP required. Please check back -- registration will open soon. 


Wednesday, November 5, 12:00 p.m. MST

Lisa DionLisa Dion, MA '03, presents "Understanding Children's Moods and Behaviors: A Neurobiological Perspective"

With new information on the brain and neurobiology, we are beginning to understand that working with children and understanding children takes a lot more than behavior management. This webinar will explore what is really going on when a child is displaying signs of anxiety, depression, aggression, shutting down emotionally, hitting, etc.

RSVP required. Please check back -- registration will open soon. 


Naropa University welcomes participants with disabilities. Contact Melissa Holland at 303-546-3597 or to inquire about accessibility and disability accommodations needed to participate fully in these events.