Speaking engagements, workshops or on-site retreats can be arranged internationally. Presently, Contemplative Leadership Development has partnerships in Brazil and South Africa.

Silent Leaders


Contemplative Leadership Development is honored to be in partnership - and serve as an advisor for - Silent Leaders, an organization in Johannesburg, South Africa that brings contemplative practices to business, education, and government.

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Sonia Maia

Partner • brazil

Sonia Maia - Contemplative Leadership Development’s representative in Brazil - has worked for over two decades as a journalist, Public Relations specialist and Press Officer. Her clients have included Kaiser Brewery, Intercontinental Hotel, and Metro Goldwyn Mayer. Sonia created the social enterprise group, ToBeTupi, promoting the work of Brazilian artists in London. She collaborates with MAG! magazine and manages the career of pop-rock Brazilian legend Arnaldo Dias Baptista. She also volunteers for Orpas, an NGO based in Sao Paulo that is dedicated to young people who are socioeconomically and educationally disadvantaged. Her contact information is:

Sonia Maia
Tel. +55 11 99249 6585

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