Danny Fisher

Danny Fisher

Rev. Danny Fisher, M.Div., D.B.S. (Cand.), is a professor and Coordinator of the Buddhist Chaplaincy Program at University of the West in Rosemead, CA. He was ordained as a lay Buddhist minister by the Buddhist Sangha Council of Southern California in 2008. In addition, he is certified as a mindfulness meditation instructor by Naropa University in association with Shambhala International. A member of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, he serves on the advisory council for the Upaya Buddhist Chaplaincy Training Program.

Heidiminx

Heidiminx

Heidi Minx is the founder of Built on Respect, a non profit dedicated to raising human rights awareness through journalism and hands on action. She also works in the Tibetan community of Dharamsala to lend development support to local non-profits.

Jill S. Schneiderman

Jill S. Schneiderman

Jill S. Schneiderman is a professor of Earth Science at Vassar College and a 2009 recipient of a Contemplative Practice Fellowship from the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society.

Susan Piver

Susan Piver

Susan Piver is a Buddhist teacher and the New York Times bestselling author of many books, including <em>The Wisdom of a Broken Heart</em> and <em>Start Here Now: An Open-Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation</em>. Her latest is <em>The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships</em>. She is founder of The Open Heart Project, an international online meditation community.

photo of Diana Winston

Diana Winston

Diana Winston is the Director of Mindfulness Education at the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center <a href="http://www.uclahealth.org/marc">MARC</a> . She is the author of <em>The Little Book of Being</em>, published by <a href="https://soundstrue.com">Sounds True</a>, and the co-author of <em>Fully Present: The Science, Art and Practice of Mindfulness</em>. She is a member of the Teachers Council at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and is a founding board member of the International Mindfulness Teachers Association.