Maria LeRose

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Maria LeRose is a long-time advisor to the Dalai Lama Center and Moderator of our Heart-Mind Conferences. She is also an award-winning television producer and interviewer, and an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. She received her Masters of Education from the University of British Columbia in the Department of Education and Counseling Psychology  - with an emphasis on social and emotional development.

Before embarking on a career in Journalism, Maria coordinated the first Child Abuse Prevention Program in BC, and worked in a variety of Social Service jobs including Youth and Child Care Worker, and Mental Health Worker. She has moderated panels featuring the Dalai Lama, Mikhail Gorbachev, Sir Ken Robinson and other luminaries.