Kristin Barker

About The Teacher

Kristin is the director and co-founder of One Earth Sangha which is expressing a Buddhist response to ecological crises. She serves as editor and producer of the flagship offering, the EcoSattva Training, an online series that engages participants in applying Buddhist insights and practice to often overwhelming challenges. Kristin also directs the online education programs for GreenFaith, an interfaith network responding to the climate crisis, and co-directs their Living the Change initiative.

As a graduate of  the Community Dharma Leader program through Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Kristin teaches regularly in Washington, DC with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW). She is currently on the board of IMCW and provides leadership to IMCW on diversity equity and inclusion. Kristin is also a co-founder of White Awake whose mission is to develop awareness of race dynamics among white people.

Kristin holds a Master’s in Environmental Management from Duke University and has worked as an independent consultant and staff member at several environmental organizations including the Pew Environment Group and, NatureServe and the Nature Conservancy.

Kristin is dedicated to cultivating broad-scale awakening to authentic earth relationship through meditation, renunciation, community and advocacy. Kristin is a native of New Mexico and currently lives in Washington DC.


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