Rev. angel Kyodo Williams Sensei is the founder of the Center for Transformative Change in Berkeley. She builds presence-centered social justice movements and sparks national conversations about how transforming society is connected to transforming our inner lives. Her books include Radical Dharma (2016) and Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living With Fearlessness and Grace (2000). Rev. Williams is a Zen priest, a Sensei, and a master teacher.
Rev. Williams Sensei was named a religious leader to watch in 2019 by the Center for American Progress.
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