This Compassion Cultivation Training™ (CCT) course is taught by Hooria Jazaieri. Hooria has extensive experience teaching meditation in secular academic and clinical contexts and is also an experienced researcher. Hooria’s research at Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley in the areas of mindfulness, compassion, emotion, and emotion regulation has been published in leading academic journals in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, and neuroscience. Hooria completed the CCT teacher training program at Stanford University and is a certified instructor through Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE). Hooria’s formal education background includes the University of Washington, Santa Clara University, and the University of California, Berkeley.