Effie Stavrulaki, Ph.D., is a long-time meditation practitioner and a community program leader at IMCN. She has a certificate in Positive Psychology from Whole Being Institute and is a certified teacher of Koru Mindfulness, which specializes in teaching mindfulness to college age adults. She is an Associate Professor of Management at Bentley University. She has developed and teaches mindfulness and positive psychology courses and is a published author in the science of mindfulness. Presently she is in the process of becoming a UCLA certified Trainer as a Mindfulness Facilitator.