Having joined Mind & Life in 2016, Ellen delights in creating impactful events as the Events & Logistics Manager. In-person and online programs have ranged from smaller board and advancement meetings to Mind & Life’s larger symposia and international gatherings. Beyond events, Ellen’s work spans across Mind & Life in various project management roles. A graduate of American University, Ellen has 25+ years infusing excellence, kindness, and smiles into academic non-profit settings. Ellen also brings her executive skills to Mind & Life as the former owner and General Manager of a successful Inn. Ellen is the author of The Pro-Child Way: Parenting with an Ex, a book on mindful divorced parenting and has twice been invited to present at Omega Institute on the topic. In addition to a knack for attracting stray cats, Ellen enjoys hiking and spending downtime at the local breweries and vineyards in the Charlottesville, Virginia area.

This profile was last updated on February 15, 2024