Susmita Barua

United States

  • City, State: KY
  • Geographic Location: North America
  • Languages: English, Bengali, Hindi

About me:

Residing in the US since 1985. Born and raised as a Buddhist in Calcutta India. Trained as a Geographer and Urban Regional planner. My passion and calling led me to deep spiritual exploration and knowledge in many fields. I am a student of life and sometimes wear the hat of a teacher, spiritual visionary, engaged Buddhist, speaker, mindful leader and conscious change agent

Google Dharma Economics, Millennium Koan 2012, Buddha's Middle Way to Knowledge

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Exhibit change by:

By being the change I like to see and experience and having the courage to step out, take risk, change status quo, be vulnerable and risk failure

I'm passionate about:

women's education and empowerment, parenting responsible children with basic goodness, peace and justice, sustainable economics, social responsibility, alternative medicine, mindful living, deep ecology, actualizing human potential, deep conscious capitalism, planetary shifts, Buddha Dharma

Recent Forum Entries

If Women Controlled the Economy

24 posts | Tuesday, July 15, 2014 6:00 AM

Immigrant Women Experiences

20 posts | Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7:42 AM

Women in "male" professions

12 posts | Thursday, August 25, 2011 3:38 AM

Balancing Work & Home, Women Fall Behind

8 posts | Thursday, May 12, 2011 11:54 AM

A Must Read Book "BROKEN MIRRORS:The ‘Dowry Problem’ in India"

3 posts | Thursday, May 12, 2011 11:20 AM

Is and End to Gender-based Pay Discrimination in the U.S. in Sight?

6 posts | Wednesday, April 07, 2010 4:21 PM

Politics, Spirituality, and the Feminine

22 posts | Friday, February 19, 2010 12:27 PM

Comments and Suggestions

5 posts | Saturday, October 17, 2009 10:47 AM

What is the key to women's economic empowerment?

2 posts | Friday, October 09, 2009 6:11 PM

Women Peacemakers

3 posts | Friday, August 28, 2009 7:43 AM


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From Economica:

The time has come for citizens of the world to rethink economic systems that have left billions of people in poverty and undervalued the importance of informal economies in the developing world. In order for systemic change to occur, all citizens must learn fundamental economic literacy, and learn to value the contributions of women to our economic system.



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