Sara Schairer is a global leader in compassion cultivation and the founder of Compassion It®, a nonprofit organization promoting daily compassionate actions and attitudes. As a senior facilitator of the Compassion Cultivation Training® (CCT) course at Stanford University, Sara has trained audiences worldwide, from Big Tech leaders to incarcerated individuals, for nearly a decade.

Sara also teaches mindfulness and compassion courses at San Diego State University and UCSD’s Center for Mindfulness, and conducts research in mindfulness and compassion interventions at UCSD’s Zeidan Lab. A prolific author and speaker, Sara writes for Deepak Chopra’s Center for Wellbeing website, and leads workshops on compassion, self-compassion, burnout prevention, and mindfulness.