Acharya Judy Lief, a close, personal student of Tibetan meditation master Ven. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Former director of Naropa University and a fuonding faculty member of the Courageous Women’s Cancer Retreat. Judy focuses on how the insights and meditative techniques stemming from the Buddhist tradition can be applied to the challenges of everyday life and to pressing global issues. Judy is the author of Making Friends with Death: A Buddhist Guide to Encountering Mortality.