Retired attorney and social worker. Activist on issues of climate, immigration, equity, and violence. Immigrated to USA as a young child; fluent in Spanish and English. Practiced, studied, and taught Buddhism for 25 years. Entered the Work That Reconnects while living in WA state in 2017; helped facilitate gatherings. On the editorial board of Deep Times Journal and working with the Evolving Edge. Trained by Climate Reality Project. Grandmother to 3 children.