About the speaker
Dr. Rey-Sheng Her is currently a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, and adjunct Associate Professor at National Chengchi University. He was a visiting scholar at Oxford University, Cambridge University and Columbia University in 2018 and 2019. He has been served as the Spokesman and Director of Humanity Development of Tzu Chi Foundation since 2002. He obtained his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Peking University. Master of Art on Communication Management, the Annenberg School for Communication of University of Southern California.
His study interests include NGO Management, Chinese Philosophy, Charitable Philanthropy, Transcultural Goodness, and Communication Theories. His recent research focuses on the philosophy of altruism and its application to organizational governance and economic life.
As a veteran media professional, he was a senior news anchor and TV program producer. The documentary he produced “The Great Love as a Running Water: Testimony to the Development of Bone Marrow Transplantation“, was selected by the 32nd Emmy Award International as the best documentary in the regions of Asia and Africa.
His publications include “Economy of Goodness—The Philosophy of Altruism in Economy” (In Publishing), “From Altruism to Ultimate Awakening”, “Constructive Journalism”; “The Philosophy and Practices of Buddhist Tzu Chi, “The Moment of Inspiration”, and “The Great love as a Running Water—The Humanity Perspective on the Bone Marrow Transplantation”; edited “The Dialogue of Environment and Religion”, “Compassion Relief for Syrian Refugees”, and“The Universal Values of Buddhism & the Dharma Path of Tzu Chi”.