Mirabai Bush is Senior Fellow and the founding Director of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage contemplative awareness in American life in order to create a more just, compassionate, and reflective society. She has designed and led mindfulness trainings for corporations from Hearst to Google, where she was a key developer of Search Inside Yourself, a training that has now reached more than 2000 Google engineers. She has also developed programs in contemplative practice for journalists, lawyers and judges, higher education faculty, environmental leaders, social justice activists, and the Army. She is co-author, with Ram Dass, of Compassion in Action: Setting Out on the Path of Service, author of Working with Mindfulness (a CD, an e-book, and a series of webinars), and editor of Contemplation Nation: How Ancient Practices Are Changing the Way We Live. She is most recently co-author of Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning.

This profile was last updated on March 1, 2015

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Establishing Contemplative Studies Programs: Practices, Priorities and Problems

Harold Roth, Anne Klein, Carolyn Jacobs, Mirabai Bush, John Dunne, Judith Simmer-Brown, David Germano

Topics: Education