Lee Watanabe-Crockett is an optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it
together through connection and compassion.
Lee works with governments, education systems, international agencies and corporations to
help people and organisations connect to their highest purpose and realise their wish for the
Lee believes in creating balance in the reality of a digital present and future. As such, living in
Japan, he studies Buddhism as a member of Tao Sangha Wada Ji Temple, as well as Aikido,
and the Shakuhachi, a traditional Japanese bamboo flute.
Joyful curiosity is the foundation of his approach to creating vital learning environments for
groups around the world through the two organisations he has founded, the Global Digital Citizen
Foundation, and Wabisabi Learning.
His several best-selling books including Growing Global Digital Citizens, Mindful
Assessment and Future-Focused Learning, have garnered many awards and are used in
schools and universities around the world.