has had a dedicated practice since 2008. She completed a year of committed compassion practice and a year-long facilitator training with Noah Levine. She played an instrumental role in developing and launching Against the Stream’s Insight on the Inside program and has been a facilitator for ATS’s Young People’s Group and People of Color Group. She has Masters degrees in Social Work and Public Health and is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). She currently works at a large non-profit in Los Angeles, conducting community based research to support grassroots organizations, public sector agencies and philanthropic foundations.