Mushim Patricia Ikeda
Mushim Patricia Ikeda is a Buddhist teacher, author, social justice activist, and mother based in Oakland, California. She teaches at the East Bay Meditation Center, where she leads the award-winning yearlong mindfulness program for social change agents, Practice in Transformative Action. Mushim is the recipient of the Gil A. Lopez Award for a peacemaker of color from the Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California, and the recipient of an honorary doctor of sacred theology degree from the Starr King School for the Ministry. www.mushimikeda.com
Mushim has been featured in two documentary films: "Between the Lines" (on Asian American women poets) and "Standing on Faith: Women and the New Religious Activism in America," distributed by the Pluralism Project at Harvard University.