Felipe Mercado is a committed scholar and educator who is passionate about advancing inclusive, anti-racist scholarship, science, and education. He is excited to apply for the Global Majority Leadership and Mentorship program to deepen his understanding of mindfulness and compassion practices and learn how to incorporate them into his work. He believes that a focus on compassion, mindfulness, and well-being is essential to achieving equity and justice in all aspects of his work. Felipe plans to use what he learns through the program to create tailored workshops and trainings for different communities, integrate it into his research and teaching, and make a positive impact in the world. He just completed a book on poverty and compassion, titled “A Journey to Compassion: Standing Firm in the Face of Pain.”

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This profile was last updated on September 26, 2023

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