About The Teacher
Dawn MacDonald, instructor for theInstitutefor Mindful Leadership, is the Educational Lead for The Compassion Project, an organizational change and development initiative of the Catholic HealthCorporation of Manitoba designed to nurture and strengthen cultures of Compassion within Health and Human Services. She previously worked in acuteinpatient and adolescent mental health for over 20 years. Dawn is anMindfulnessBased Stress Reduction teacher and has completed all of the professional trainings at the Center forMindfulnessat the University of Massachusetts Medical center, has graduated from Stanford Universitys Center for Compassion Altruism Research and Educations as a Certified Compassion Cultivation Teacher Training, and is also an Instructor for the Center forMindfulSelf Compassion. She has always believed in the resiliency of the human spirit and the deeply values life long learning.