Discussing The Asian Rural Institute
- Interviewed by Aria Ikehata & Elizabeth Gamarra
In this episode, we speak with Tomoko Arakawa, the Director of the Asian Rural Institute (ARI), a community based school in Japan that provides a transformative learning experience that helps rural leaders create actions and values. Their participants are empowered to develop the mindset and resources to solve the many challenges of their rural communities. This institute is influenced by traditional Japanese values and zen traditions. In this episode, she also discusses her own personal transformation within the principles of servant leadership and food life.