Raquel Ríos, Ph.D. is a writer and learning designer. She helps individuals integrate mindfulness meditation and social awareness techniques to reduce stress, manage change and promote well-being. Raquel has traveled extensively coaching and training educators on topics related to school transformation, mentoring, language and literacy. She holds a PhD in Educational Leadership, an MS in Elementary Education and a BS in Secondary Education. She is certified in MBSR, Human Subjects Research for Social and Behavioral Faculty and Leadership & Management of Humanitarian Action. She started her career as a foreign language teacher and is currently writing a novel in Madrid, Spain.