Maria Thorin

Maria Thorin, PhD (cand), is a humanitarian, aspiring compassion scholar and a meditation and yoga teacher. She has worked for twenty years with international humanitarian aid, currently with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and before that for the United Nations. She is a PHD student at Åbo Academy University exploring Humanitarian Humanity from a perspective of Compassion Science and Ethics. She is also a certified facilitator of Compassionate Integrity Training (CIT) with Life University supporting secular ethics and values of common humanity, kindness and reciprocity. Maria teaches yoga and mindfulness through a national health network based on volunteers. She was awarded the Nalanda Institute Fellows Program 2019–2020 for bringing CBRT to aid workers. She is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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