Sebene Selassie

About The Teacher

Sebene Selassie (She/Her) is a teacher and writer. She began studying Buddhism over 25 years ago as an undergraduate at McGill University where she majored in Comparative Religious Studies. She has an MA from the New School where she focused on race and cultural studies. For over 20 years she worked with children, youth, and families nationally and internationally for small and large social justice and social change programs. Her work has taken her everywhere from the Tenderloin—San Francisco, to East Harlem–NYC, to refugee camps in Guinea–West Africa. She is the former Executive Director of New York Insight Meditation Center and currently serves on the board of Sacred Mountain Sangha. Sebene is passionate about making the dharma accessible and relevant for our times and teaches regularly online, in New York City, nationally, and on the Ten Percent Happier app. Her first book, Born to Belong, will be published by HarperOne in 2020. Sebene is a 3-time cancer survivor and lives in Brooklyn, NY (Lenape Territory) with her husband Frederic and their dog Suki.  You can find her at www.sebeneselassie.com.

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