Meena Srinivasan is an educator, writer and innovator who's been teaching and leading with an equity focus in the the fields of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and Mindful Awareness Practices (MAP) for over 15 years. Her inspiring book, Teach, Breathe, Learn: Mindfulness In and Out of the Classroom (Parallax Press, 2014) was featured on Edutopia and received numerous endorsements including ones from Congressman Tim Ryan and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Thich Nhat Hanh. She's shared the stage as a speaker at several conferences with luminaries such as Brene Brown, Dan Siegel and Daniel Goleman. Meena is in her sixth year of working in partnership with the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) to implement SEL system-wide in the Oakland Unified School District and is core faculty of Transformative Educational Leadership (TEL). Her next book, SEL Everyday: Integrating SEL with Instruction in Secondary Classrooms (Norton, 2019) is part of the SEL Solutions Series.