Your NameRomina (Ro) Ojeda Rakela
Cohort AssignmentCohort A (Europe + MENA)
1. What do you see as your primary work at this stage of your life?

In this moment of my life, I feel much more confident in my consciousness growth and in the faculties that I had achieved to contribute to projects that allow me to be active in the needs of new paradigms for our health as a species, and the harmony ad integration that we need with the planet and all the species with what we live. See us as part of the whole.
I am currently configuring how to put my talents at the service.

2. What role do you see as yours to play?

I am focused on generating a comprehensive life project, that is, not separating the work from the rest of the other arenas of my life.

Since I was very young, I have felt that I want to contribute with something greater than personal benefit, I have always sought major meaning and the feeling of purpose in what I do in my life. I had felt the mission of contributing to the well-being and harmony of all beings alive and for the planet.

Today we need to put ourselves into action as soon as possible, in this, I´m designing to make available my energy, my life experience, and my talents.

3. What goals or aims do you have in regard to the above?

Today I contribute with my talents to projects in which I see meaning, with people that want to contribute to a more regenerative world. In this goal, I´m looking to take the responsibility of preparing myself in training in skills and knowledge.

I want to build myself as a contributor.

4. Where do you feel your next arenas for personal growth are?

For 8 years I have put my energy into growing consciously. Today I feel more confident, although the path continues. At this moment I want to achieve growth in skills, mindset, and talents for an integral growth in mission and purpose that become tangible in my day-to-day, in my actions, and decisions.

5. And for professional growth?

As I have mentioned before, I want to achieve the integration with what I feel is a mission, with my need of a major purpose in what I do in my day to day.

I want to be part of projects with the mission of regenerating, and also to undertake my own project that contributes to ecosocial regeneration.

6. What have you invested in to get you where you are?

I have invested my energy, dedication, and way of life to be part of projects with a vision in the care of living beings, and the planet.

5 years ago I left my job and my home, and I began to look where to contribute to the paradigm shift that I see as so urgent. So I did the Permaculture design course, the Design of the social field for ecovillages course, and I took courses in regenerative projects design. Parallel to this, I volunteer with the El Manzano eco-school team (Bio Bio region, Chile). I turned my professional experience in digital products and strategy, working in digital marketing and communication strategies. Last year I started to work with glocalminds foundation, El Manzano´s ally.

After 4 years I had a salary again, just at the moment when I was without resources and thinking that I should return to my old job, and life allowed me to continue on my way.

7. What fields of learning and which thinkers have been important in your life?

Thinkers who have marked my life path are mainly Chilean: Claudio Naranjo, Humberto Maturana, and Lola Hoffman (not Chilean, but made her life in Chile). My great admiration and respect to Krishna Murti.

I currently follow her vision and mission in the world are: Vandana Shiva and Carol Sanford (The Seven First Principles of Regeneration)

8. Can you frame your philosophy or cosmology of life? What role(s) do humans play in it?

I see that I am part of a greater plan, that this plan is based on total love.

So in this big field or jungle, I play my part being the best that I am, giving my greatest potential, in the least thing that I do, with the understanding that I am not in control of what happens outside of me, and that the art is in trusting the greater plan, learning to dance in/with the system.

Date CreatedFebruary 7, 2023