Shariff Abdullah
Founder & Executive Director, Commonway Institute
Topic: Your Role in Creating A World for All

Dr. Shariff Abdullah is an author and advocate for inclusivity and societal transformation. Shariff’s meta-vision and mission are simple: we can create a world that works for all beings. Shariff promotes heart-centered inclusivity, compassionate dialog, and a society based on vision and a localized and alternative political economy. His vision and work are informed by his inclusive spiritual practices, his growing up with racism and generational poverty, and his inclusivity experiences in over 100 distinct cultures, spanning 42 countries. Consultant and Trainer: Shariff consults with organizations, including government agencies, businesses and social service organizations, helping them successfully navigate the challenges of “unseen culture”. Wisdom Teacher: Shariff’s work is both practical and visionary. Shariff’s wisdom has been showcased in organizations like the Green Business Conference, Sustainable Bellingham and Green Festivals (in Washington, Chicago, Denver, Seattle and San Francisco). Shariff has been a sought-after speaker and teacher for Consciousness and Human Potential organizations, as well as several international forums. Shariff’s writings include: The Power of One: Authentic Leadership in Turbulent Times, the award-winning Creating a World That Works for All, the visionary Seven Seeds for a New Society, and the self-guided training workbook, Practicing Inclusivity.