Joanna Macy, Ph.D., teacher and author, is a scholar of Buddhism, systems thinking and deep ecology. As the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects, Macy has created a ground-breaking framework for personal and social change that brings a new way of seeing the world as our larger body. Her many books include World as Lover, World as Self; Widening Circles, A Memoir; Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy; and Coming Back to Life: The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects. Macy continues to write and teach in Berkeley, California; the latest book about her life work is A Wild Love for the World: Joanna Macy and the Work of Our Times (ed. Stephanie Kaza).