George Lucas Educational Foundation

Patrick Cook Deegan

Patrick Cook-Deegan is a graduate of Brown University and a Fulbright scholar. He has spoken at 100 schools and universities, facilitated mindfulness workshops with more than 1,500 students, organized a dozen mindfulness retreats and backcountry trips, and serves as a personal mentor.

Patrick has been featured in the Washington Post, Sunday Boston Globe, Radio Free Asia, ABC News, NPR, and has been published in the Huffington Post, Tricycle, and the Providence Journal. Most recently, Patrick was the West Coast Director of Inward Bound Mindfulness Education where he helped launch their first wilderness-based retreats.

Areas of Interest: 
High School,
Outdoor Education,
Social-Emotional Learning

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