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Emily Hine

Social Change Agent. Peace, Compassion and Mindfulness Teacher. Inspirational Writer.

Emily Hine is a social change agent. She has designed and implemented large-scale campaigns that have raised more than $150 million for nonprofit organizations. Emily spent many years at <a href="https://www.microsoft.com" target="_hplink">Microsoft Corporation</a> before 911 and profound meditation experiences inspired her to leave Corporate America and dedicate her life to advancing peace and compassion in the world. <br /> <br /> In 2008, Emily served on the Executive Team for Seeds of Compassion, a global event with the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu that gathered 150,000 people and contributed to the current worldwide compassion movement. <br /> <br /> While moderating a panel discussion, Emily made a commitment to the Dalai Lama to expand compassion education. She is fulfilling her promise, in part, by hosting <a href="http://theglobalcompassionsummit.com" target="_hplink">The Global Compassion Summit</a> – a free online educational program designed to further engage a global audience in the compassion movement. She also became a Certified Compassion Cultivation Training™ (CCT) Teacher from the <a href="http://ccare.stanford.edu/" target="_hplink">Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE)</a>, at Stanford University, and teaches the eight-week protocol. She is a faculty member of <a href="http://theshiftnetwork.com/" target="_hplink">The Shift Network</a>’s Peace Ambassador Training and she leads mindfulness workshops for businesses interested in creating more harmonious work environments. She has studied nonviolent communication (NVC) and Vipassana/mindfulness meditation.<br /> <br /> Emily is also an entertaining and poignant writer, who provides hope, humor and practical strategies for individuals who are suffering. Her forthcoming book, <a href="http://www.holysit.com" target="_hplink">Holy Sit</a>, chronicles her story of healing from stage II cancer naturally, without surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. She also hosts an inspirational <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HolySitStory" target="_hplink">Holy Sit Facebook page</a> where she writes about optimum health, spiritual awakening and finding inner peace and compassion in a chaotic world. <a href="http://emilyhine.com/" target="_hplink">www.emilyhine.com</a>

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