Sessei Meg Levie, MA

Sessei Meg Levie, MA

Meg helped develop the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (siyli.org) from its founding in 2012 and for the last 10 years has contributed to the development of mindfulness movement in the business world. As the senior teacher trainer for the Search Inside Yourself program (an emotional intelligence leadership program developed at Google), she has trained hundreds of teachers and leads programs internationally. Since 1994 she has been in residence at the San Francisco Zen Center, including Green Gulch Farm and Tassajara, receiving priest ordination from Tenshin Reb Anderson in 2003 and permission to teach (shuso) in 2007. She is a certified professional coach and specializes in coaching executives at major tech companies (Google, SAP) who have established meditation practices and a desire to serve. She received her BA with honors from Stanford University and an MA from the University of Texas at Austin. She currently lives at City Center in San Francisco with her husband, Jeremy Levie, also a Zen priest, and is the mother of a very adventurous teenage daughter.