Fatima is a Brazilian community leader in the Bay Area since 1980. She is a certified mediator and a meditation practitioner who has been studying different spiritual practices including Yoruba, and Native American, since 1985. She has been a Vipassana meditator since 2000 and has attended daylongs at Spirit Rock and EBMC. Wildecy is a member of EBMC’s Dharma Study Group and a graduate of the Community Dharma Leader Program at Spirit Rock (CDL4). As a spiritual activist she has worked with many multicultural communities and groups including LGBT groups, Immigrants and Refugees, women, youth and children.