"Tara Brown directs Hidden Leaf Foundation which promotes consciousness for social change. Hidden Leaf works at the intersection of personal/spiritual awareness and social/environmental action. After ten years in international community development, Tara began her work for transformational social change with a Masters Degree in Integral Anthropology (focusing on Ecology and Social Change). For six years, she then directed the Institute for Deep Ecology, which articulates a mind/body/spirit worldview addressing many of today’s pressing social and environmental quandaries. Tara now spends much of her time parenting her thirteen-year-old son."