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Center for Healthy Minds & Healthy Minds Innovations

THE WORLD WE MAKE: 2022 Gathering

Reception and Presentation

Thursday, September 22
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
227 State St. Madison, WI (map)


    We are excited for you to join us for The World We Make: 2022 to celebrate our tremendous progress and the exciting possibilities ahead to create a kinder, wiser, more compassionate world, together.


    5:00 – 7:00 p.m. | RECEPTION with heavy hors d'oeuvres

    7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | PRESENTATION


    Richard Davidson

    Founder, Center for Healthy Minds, UW–Madison and Healthy Minds Innovations
    Davidson is best known for his groundbreaking work studying emotion and the brain. A friend and confidante of the Dalai Lama, he is a highly sought after expert and speaker, leading conversations on well-being on international stages such as the World Economic Forum, where he serves on the Global Council on Mental Health.

    Andrew Burroughs

    VP of Customer Engagement, Healthy Minds Innovations
    Burroughs leads partnerships, collaborations and customer engagement initiatives to cultivate collective well-being. He is a seasoned practitioner of Design Thinking, having led teams in the design of consumer products, award-winning healthcare delivery devices and new services.

    Simon Goldberg

    Faculty, Center for Healthy Minds, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology
    Goldberg uses tools drawn from psychotherapy research to better understand the therapeutic processes and outcomes of mindfulness and meditation. Among other work, he has collaborated on several randomized trials of contemplative interventions and conducted systematic reviews and meta-analysis of mindfulness-based interventions.

    Matt Hirshberg

    Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds
    Hirshberg’s research seeks to understand the competencies that are most essential to healthy development and how these competencies can be systematically strengthened, particularly through in-person and mobile health meditation-based interventions. His research has focused on adolescents, college undergraduates, teachers and other school system employees.

    Raquel Tatar

    Senior Director of Research and Measures at Healthy Minds Innovations
    Tatar’s passion for using applied science and meaningful work to help people flourish is the driving force for her to explore the facets of coping with stress, including: proactive coping, misconceptions of coping and their correlates, collective traumas, and longitudinal stressors.

    Christy Wilson-Mendenhall

    Associate Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds
    Wilson-Mendenhall focuses on how we actively shape our emotional experiences to become healthier and more resilient. Drawing on perspectives from situated cognition, constructionist approaches to emotion, and contemplative philosophies, she investigates well-being as an active process of life-long learning, practice, and transformation.


    Reception and Presentation

    Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
    227 State St. Madison, WI (map)

    Reception and Presentation Location

    Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
    227 State St. Madison, WI

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    Reception and Presentation Parking

    Overture Center Garage
    300 W. Dayton St. Madison, WI

    Note: Parking fee is $1.00 per hour. Accepts Visa, MasterCard and cash.

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    Parking for The World We Make

    Overture Center Garage

    Entrances: 318 West Mifflin Street or 300 West Dayton Street

    Madison, WI 53703

    $1.00 per hour

    Accepts Visa, MasterCard and cash

    Nearby Hotels

    Hyatt Place (Group Rate Available)

    333 W. Washington Avenue (map)

    Located 3 blocks from Center, 2 blocks from event venue.

    Hilton Garden Inn (Group Rate Available)

    770 Regent Street (map)

    Located 1 block from Center, 4 blocks from event venue.

    The Madison Concourse Hotel

    1 W. Dayton Street (map)

    Located 4 blocks from Center, 1 block from event venue.

    Get In Touch

    If you have any questions, please contact Lorri Houston at or 608-263-3672.