Laura Berland is the Founder/CEO of the Center for Compassionate Leadership. She is a weaver of transformative businesses and experiences, as a serial entrepreneur, Fortune 500 executive, meditation teacher, yoga therapist, executive coach, and creator. Now, through the Center for Compassionate Leadership, she is sharing a new model for our time that melds evidence-based principles of leadership and the latest scientific research with the wisdom of contemplative practices. Laura has extensive experience in teaching and facilitation with groups including military veterans, entreprenuers, post-doctoral students, and yoga teachers. She is an E-RYT500 (accredited educator) from Yoga Alliance, and C-IAYT (certified yoga therapist) from International Association of Yoga Therapists. Laura is an alumna of Cornell University and New York University.