Founded in 2009, the Emerging Sciences Foundation is a U.S. 501(c)3 non-profit.
2018-2019 Board of Directors
- Michael D. Molina – Executive Director, President
- Linda Molina – Director of Research, Secretary and Treasurer
- Michael Bradford – Director of Science
- Corinne Lebrun – Director of Education and Outreach
- Glen Payne – Director of Communications
- Laurence Harker – Director of Operations
- Myrna Filman – Director
Michael D. Molina
Founder and Executive Director
With a Bachelors of Science degree in business from California State University, Long Beach, Michael Molina has over 15 years experience in technology and marketing, and has led multiple “big data” projects. The founder of the Emerging Sciences Foundation and the creator of Brilliano, an app for spiritual aspirants, Michael believes in empowering people with the knowledge and tools necessary to improve the world we live in. He has served as an ESF board member since 2009. He is married with two young sons.
Secretary and Treasurer, Director of Research
Linda has been an ESF board member since 2009. Linda manages the creation of surveys and analyzes data for the Kundalini Experimental Project. She has been committed to self-healing and transformation for over 10 years and feels that working in the spirit of service yields the best results. She is married with two sons whom she homeschools. Linda can be contacted via Brilliano.
Director of Science
Michael Bradford has been involved in research on Kundalini for more than 35 years. In 1977 he traveled to India where he spent six years serving as a volunteer worker for the Central Institute for Kundalini Research, founded and directed by the late Pandit Gopi Krishna. Michael has been a board member of the Institute for Consciousness Research (I.C.R.) since it was founded, and has been Director of Publications during this time.
In 1985 he began working full time as an IT consultant in the data processing field, and retired in March 2014. He began studying Vedic astrology with Hart DeFouw in 1995, and in 2003 founded his own vedic astrology practice.
Director of Education and Outreach
Corinne Lebrun has created a career in empowering start-ups and purpose driven organizations to be successful. Her career has led her to work with brilliant minds from places such as Los Alamos National Laboratory, NASA and the Alliance for Innovation in Science and Technology Information. She is the C.O.O. of For Benefit Ventures, and is pursuing her Ph.D. in Social Psychology at Walden for University, focusing on how spiritual awakenings impact positive social evolution. Her journey with mystical experiences begun as a young child which led her to study theoretical physics and various mystical traditions. Corinne is also KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga teacher, a Shamballa Multi-Dimensional Healer, a graduate of the Berkeley Psychic School, and is a dancer, musician, artist and writer.
Director of Communications
Glen Payne initially studied in the fields of biochemistry and microbiology, moving on to a 25 year career in Information Technology. He has been practising Transcendental Meditation for over forty years and is a qualified instructor. His own experiences with Kundalini awakening lead to active research in the field, with a particular focus on scientific corroboration of ancient wisdom.
Director of Operations
Laurence Harker lives in the UK and is married with 2 young daughters. He is a Software Test Manager with over 20 years experience in software engineering roles from Development to Quality. His most high profile position was a Software Team Leader on the British QE class aircraft carrier systems.
Laurence has a strong spiritual side and considers himself a Polysolipsist. He began meditating at the age of 11 and practicing Raja yoga at 30 culminating in a life changing breakthrough at age 38. Laurence yearns for the truth and has been seriously researching what it means to be a human since 1999.