Our mission is to create a global ecosystem of relational learning spaces that invite humanity, meaningful connection, and shared understanding. We do this by providing educators with tools and resources to create powerful group experiences. We believe there has never been a greater need for presence and our aspiration is to build software that fosters mutual support and empathy through dialogue, co-creation, and learning.
Sutra was founded after years of actively researching how communities function. Our effort explored ways to connect people within communities to share knowledge and resources, particularly around work. Through a journey of extended iteration and testing, we began to see how learning can be a pathway to practicing new ways of being together. Building tools to help people create relational learning experiences that bring people together has become the focus of our work.
We believe that cultivating relational presence is one of the most effective ways to generate positive change in the world.
Sutra means “thread of knowledge” in Sanskrit. In Eastern Philosophy, knowledge is often passed down through short verses known as sutras. This process weaves a web of connection that supports the transmission of deep wisdom and understanding through direct experience and dialogue.
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