Anthony DeMauro, PhD, is the Associate Director of Dalai Lama Fellows at the University of Virginia’s Contemplative Sciences Center. In this role, he works with young leaders around the world to integrate contemplation with social innovation and solve global challenges in locally adapted ways that promote human flourishing. Hi research has focused on how K-12 teachers’ personal mindfulness practices influence their ability to build relationships with students, manage their classrooms, and meet students’ needs. His scholarly work emerged from his own experiences working in educational settings as a teacher, clinician, coach, and consultant. Additionally, Anthony cofacilitates mindfulness retreats for teenagers with Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme).