Dido Balla

Speaking in Sustainable Leadership Through Mindfulness at 9:45 am for the Ignited Leadership track.

A passionate Speaker, Educator, and Entrepreneur, Dido graduated with a Master’s of Science in Secondary Education from the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. Dido has seven years of experience as a High School teacher, and he is also the founder of a non-profit organization called FitLit, whose mission is to use a blended curriculum of fitness and literacy to empower youth. As an experienced brain trainer, Dido has positively impacted hundreds of parents and educators as well as thousands of students in the areas of emotional intelligence, mindful awareness, and positive psychology. His work has expanded throughout the United States as well as abroad in Jordan, Brazil, Grenada, Australia, China, the Philippines, and Romania. Dido is currently the Global Director of Partnerships and Trainings for the Goldie Hawn Foundation, where his focus is to maximize the impact of MindUP in schools, communities, and families. He is on a mission to make the world a happier, more productive, and more fulfilled place.

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