Dr. Sará King is an internationally recognized neuroscientist, artist, political and learning scientist, education philosopher, social impact entrepreneur, and public speaker. She has completed her YTT-200 and YTT-300 hr. yoga teacher trainings as well as her certification as a mindfulness meditation teacher with Spirit Rock in Marin, CA. She is passionate about catalyzing humanity’s capacity to heal ourselves from the inside out and dedicated to creating accessible contemplative practices at the nexus of art, music, and meditation. She is a part of the first cohort of Garrison Institute Fellows (2020-2022). Additionally, she completed an NIH post-doctoral fellowship in Neurology at OHSU (2019-2022). 

She is currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Public Health at the T. Denny Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion in Human Health and Social Justice at UCSD. She is also the CEO and founder of MindHeart AI, an artificial intelligence start-up specializing in building platforms, software, and tools grounded in neuroscience, healing and well-being.  She is also the author of “The Science of Social Justice” framework for research and facilitation and the inventor of the “Systems Based Awareness Map” (SBAM) – the world’s first theoretical map of human awareness – which she developed to explore our capacity to heal intergenerational trauma and promote the well-being of “collective nervous systems”. In 2021, she was named “One-To-Watch” by Mindful Magazine, as well as she made the November cover of Yoga Journal Magazine as a “Game Changer” for her work bridging neuroscience, social justice and contemplative practices. In 2022, she was also named one of the “10 Most Powerful Women in Mindfulness” by Mindful Magazine.

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