The Rev. Dr. Arlene Mazak has 25 years of experience in professional training and coaching and three years of experience as as the owner and principal of Mazak Global Management and Innercall: Personal and Transpersonal Development. Mazak Global Management specializes in leadership coaching, transnational management training and consulting services for organizational development. Innercall focuses on transpersonal psychotherapy, life coaching and interfaith spiritual direction services. Dr. Mazak’s responsibilities include coaching and diversity training, providing organizational development and transformation services, working in the areas of conscious capitalism or conscious business, helping leaders with value-added or value-based corporations, meeting with clients, and building intercultural teams.
Initially, Dr. Mazak became involved in her professions because of her experiences in transformational learning and receiving psychotherapy and inter-spiritual direction. The highlight of her career was living in South Asia and conducting research on Hinduism in India and Buddhism in Nepal. Dr. Mazak found the experience to be personally transformational, and it led to further interest in anthropology and intercultural communications. She attributes her success to her hard work and fascination with learning from people of diverse cultures.
Looking to the future, Dr. Mazak intends to continue to establish her businesses. She is a member of several organizations, including the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Spiritual Directors International, and the International Association for Regression Research and Therapies, Inc. Her hard work has been acknowledged through a number of accolades and grants, including Marquis Who’s Who in America in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2014, two partial scholarships from One Spirit Interfaith Seminary between 2013 and 2015, and the Dean’s Prize for Faculty Research from California Institute of Integral Studies in 1993. Between 1971 and 1972, she was granted the the Fulbright-Hays Fellowship for Research Abroad by the U.S. Department of Education, and financed a year of research in India for her PhD dissertation.
To prepare for her career, Dr. Mazak earned a PhD in South Asian languages and civilizations and a Master of Arts in South Asian studies from the University of Chicago. There, she specialized in the history and phenomenology of religions, majored in Sanskrit, and minored in Bengali. Dr. Mazakk also received a a Master of Arts in counseling from the University of San Francisco, certification and ordination as an interfaith and inter-spiritual minister from the One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in New York City, NY, and a graduate certificate in organizational development and transformation from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, Calif. Additionally, she holds a certificate in ethno-religious meditation from the International Center for Ethno-Religious Meditation, which she earned in 2016.
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