Pamela Weiss

PAMELA WEISS is the first and only layperson in the Suzuki Roshi Soto Zen lineage to receive full Dharma Transmission and is among the few Buddhist teachers authorized to teach in two traditions. After living as a monastic at Tassajara Zen Mountain Monastery for five years, she completed comprehensive training through Spirit Rock Meditation Center to become an Insight meditation teacher. She is currently a member of the Spirit Rock Teacher Council, a guiding teacher at San Francisco Insight, and a visiting teacher at the Brooklyn Zen Center. In addition, Pam is an executive coach, CEO, entrepreneur, and pioneer in bringing Buddhist principles and practices into the workplace. She created the award-winning Personal Excellence Program, which, since 2008, has rolled out at companies like Genentech and Salesforce.

Diana Gardiner is a voice acting professional and gifted storyteller. Her background in acting, broadcasting and long-form narration enables her to bring a wide range of abilities to the world of audiobooks. A native of southern California, Diana’s voice has lovely, rich mezzo tones perfect for meaningful characterizations of fictional figures. Her delivery style is also ideal for impactful nonfiction.