Cheri Huber is a student and teacher in the Soto Zen tradition. She has devoted 30 years to helping people free themselves from suffering and enjoy the lives that are their birthright. She is known for her gentleness, clarity, and humor. She is the author of 17 books and has been acknowledged as one of the country's foremost experts on depression and spirituality.

Huber founded the Palo Alto Zen Center and the Zen Monastery Peace Center in California. She conducts workshops and retreats at these centers and at venues around the U.S. and internationally. She has an Internet based weekly call-in radio show, Open Air. She is a member of the Social Venture Network, a national organization that combines social responsibility, spirituality, and business.

Huber is also the founder and director of Living Compassion, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing peace and compassion to all aspects of life through a vision of a global community.

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