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.
Dr. Mazak is currently sponsoring three orphaned children and their elderly grandmother in the Gambia, West Africa, providing funds for their food, medical needs and education. She intends to continue to establish her businesses in the near future. 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, a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship Half Scholarship from One Spirit Interfaith Seminary between 2013 and 2014, and the Dean’s Prize for Faculty Research from California Institute of Integral Studies in 1993.
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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