Kamilah Majied, PhD, is a Buddhist mental health therapist, clinical educator, researcher, and internationally engaged consultant on building inclusivity and equity using meditative practices. As Professor of Social Work at California State University, Monterey Bay, she teaches clinical practice to graduate students employing psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based, and artistic approaches to well-being. She has engaged her Buddhist practice for over forty years, leading colloquia, workshops, retreats, and meditation sessions globally on Buddhism as it relates to experiencing wonder, humor, and insight through transforming oppressive patterns and deepening relationships. She is the author of numerous scholarly and secular articles and a contributing author to Black and Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us about Race, Resilience, Transformation &  Freedom. Her forthcoming book with Sounds True is entitled Joyfully Just: Black Wisdom and Buddhist Insights for Liberated Living