This week, we're spotlighting Vaishali Mamgain from the University of Southern Maine and contemplative education.
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This week we’re introducing Vaishali Mamgain, a professor of economics from the University of Southern Maine. Alongside her expertise in the labor economy, Mamgain specializes in contemplative education. 

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Vaishali Mamgain is the director of the University of Southern Maine’s Bertha Crosley Ball Center for Compassion, a program that offers training on the use of compassion to undo systematic oppression and racism. The center applies neuroscience research that shows long-lasting neural patterns of self-compassion and engagement. 

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