Mayme Donsker, Director of Facilitation, received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. She recently worked as Assistant Professor of Painting and Printmaking at VCU in Doha, Qatar. Mayme’s dedication to mindfulness in education began when she completed the Tools for Peace facilitator training in 2010.
Caitlin Kara, Facilitator, received a BA in Child Development from Mills College, an MA in Education, and CERT in Educational Therapy from Holy Names University, and is currently completing her CERT in Traumatology: Refugee, Migrant and Global Mental Health. She works as an Educational Therapist for low income, first-generation American, and immigrant families in the San Francisco Bay Area. Caitlin has worked with Tools for Peace since 2008 as a facilitator for Summer Teen Camp, our afterschool programs with LACER and Citizen Schools, and the Aim High Summer Program.
Jamie Price, Executive Director, left the ranks of Fortune 500 America in 1997 with the intention of creating positive change in our world. Since then she has worked to establish the Tools for Peace™ and American Foundation for Tibetan Cultural Preservation. Jamie is the Chief Editor of the Tools for Peace Personal Mandala Workbook.
Arun Storrs, Executive Assistant, received a BA from Yale in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration and Theater Studies. Working in various capacities for domestic and international non-profits in Nepal, Tunisia, Botswana, Kenya, The Dominican Republic and America, Arun is passionate about serving youth, women, and POC communities.
Loren Witcher, Former Program Director, BFA, RISD. Loren has been implementing and co-developing the SB&T curriculum for over a decade. He has extensive experience teaching in middle and high school classrooms, including low-income and at-risk student populations, leads workshops with university and graduate students as well as professional adults. Loren has studied and practiced meditation under the guidance of Tools for Peace founder Lama Chodak Gyatso Nubpa since 1998.