About Ruth King
Ruth King is the Founder of Mindful of Race Institute, LLC, and is a celebrated author, educator, life coach, and meditation teacher.
Formally an organizational development consultant to Intel and Levi Strauss corporations, King currently teaches the Mindful of Race Training Program to leaders, teams, and organizations, weaving mindfulness-based principles with an exploration of our racial conditioning, its impact, and our potential.
King is on the Teacher's Council at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and teaches mindfulness meditation retreats worldwide. She has a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, CA, and is the author of several publications including her most recent, Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism From The Inside Out.
World travel has influenced King's intuitive and ceremonial style as well as Western and Buddhist psychology, cultural diversity, indigenous wisdom, and human experience.
King, Elder, Heart Activist, African American, and native Californian, currently resides in Charlotte, NC, with wife, Dr. Barbara Riley, and doggie Bodhi.
Both provocative and compassionate, King speaks to the heart of her audiences with audacity, authenticity and joy.