Robyn Brentano appointed Executive Director of Garrison Institute

“She is exactly the right person to guide the Institute through the next phase of growth and raise the impact of its work to the next level.” —Diana Calthorpe Rose

Brentano’s new role officially began early this month.

“We’re very lucky to have Robyn leading the Institute,” says Diana Calthorpe Rose, Garrison’s Board of Trustees Chair and founding President Emerita.

“I am honored to be stepping into this position at this point in The Garrison Institute’s development,” says Brentano, who previously served as Executive Director of The Tibet Fund. “By pioneering effective approaches to social and environmental change rooted in contemplative insight and practice, the Institute is having a powerful impact on fields of vital importance to our future. The Institute’s initiatives tie together many threads of my own career and present an ideal opportunity to work with a highly creative board, staff and partners to advance knowledge and build transformational leadership.”

The Garrison Institute is a “non-profit, non-sectarian 501[c]3 organization exploring the intersection of contemplation and engaged action in the world.”

Click here to read Garrison’s announcement and for more about Brentano’s multifaceted career.