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The Applied Compassion Training (ACT) is a groundbreaking 11-month online training offered through the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University. 

CCARE at Stanford University is recognized worldwide and across disciplines, professions, and industries as a leading expert in the field of compassion science and education. For decades, CCARE has been at the forefront of advancing the practice of compassion in society, emphasizing research, public awareness, and training. ACT is the newest offering of CCARE Stanford and is designed for people who are ready to be leaders of global compassion in today's world.

A Global Community of ACT Ambassadors
Spreading Compassion Around the World

Over 450 ACT graduates and participants from 40 + countries have translated their ACT training into meaningful transformation across a variety of industries around the globe, creating a ripple effect of compassion. As a result, hundreds of thousands of people have been positively impacted by ACT at CCARE Stanford.

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"Graduates of this program are changing the world!

“While we all have ideas about how we want to change the world, it's through ACT’s principles and practices of Applied Compassion, the unique journey of personal development, access to evidence-based resources, community, and personal mentoring that ACT ambassadors turn their dreams and aspirations into reality.

At Stanford University's Applied Compassion Training, you'll find the tools, guidance, and global network you need to take bold action to apply compassion, make a meaningful impact in the world, and become the compassionate leader and ambassador you are destined to be!”

James R. Doty, M.D.
Founder and Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) | Stanford University

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global ambassadors of applied compassion

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"Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive." 
His Holiness The Dalai Lama | Founding Benefactor of CCARE Stanford

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