Lori Wong is a Stanford-certified Compassion Cultivation Training™ (CCT) teacher, trained through Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and a senior CCT™ teacher of the Compassion Institute.

Lori is an ordained Theravada Buddhist Minister through the Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula (Redwood City), and is the founding teacher of Insight Meditation Central Valley, a graduate of Spirit Rock’s Community Dharma Leader program. She has been a board member of Sati Center for Buddhist Studies and a volunteer for the Buddhist Pathways Prison Project, which offers mindfulness instruction and Buddhist services to California inmates. Lori has been offering mindfulness and Buddhist teachings in the Central Valley since 2009.

She has been practicing Insight Meditation and mindfulness since 2003 under the guidance of Gil Fronsdal, who is the principal and founding teacher of the Insight Meditation Center (IMC) in Redwood City, CA.