Ultimate Peace: Using the Sport of Ultimate Frisbee to Unite Communities Divided by Conflict
Event Date: March 04, 2013 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Chancellor’s Conference Room, Quinn 3rd Floor Room 59
Ultimate Peace: Using the Sport of Ultimate Frisbee to Unite Communities Divided by Conflict with Dr. David Barkan, PhD, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ultimate Peace
David Barkan has worked with youth in the U.S. and Israel as a teacher, counselor, therapist, and program administrator. He has served as a group facilitator and consultant to organizations dedicated to social change, holds a PhD in clinical/organizational psychology, and consults to schools, nonprofit organizations, and community collaborations across the USA and around the world.
Barkan has led many Ultimate teams over the course of his 30-year career to compete at the highest national and international levels of the sport. He has coached youth Ultimate for over 30 years on 4 continents, won a world championship as a player in 1995, and was inducted into the USA Ultimate Hall of Fame in 2010.
For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.