Kimberly Brown is the Executive Director of The Interdependence Project, a non-profit meditation center in New York City, and a meditation teacher working with groups and individuals.  Her teaching is centered on the healing power of compassion, which can be cultivated through lovingkindness meditation practices.  She is committed to offering traditional techniques of contemplation, wisdom, and ethics to everyone.

Work experience

Work experience

Meditation Teacher

May 2011 - Present
The Interdependence Project

Leads private and group meditation classes, and teaches Buddhist texts, psychology, and philosophy.   Provides instruction in lovingkindness and mindfulness, with a focus on self-compassion as a means to create more meaningful personal and collective experiences. 

Executive Director

Feb 2013 - Present
The Interdependence Project

Provides strategic planning for non-profit meditation center, as well as administrative and managerial tasks.  Directs fundraising initiatives, and identifies grant-making opportunities.  Motivates and mentors teachers, students, volunteers, and staff. 

Human Resources Coordinator

Jan 2000 - Apr 2011
Faith Popcorn's BrainReserve 

Provided expertise in all areas of Human Resources, including but not limited to recruitment and employment, personnel records, employee and/or labor relations, job evaluation, compensation management, benefits administration, organization development, training, and special projects.



Meditation Teacher Training

The Interdependence Project

Year-long program of secular study and practice in the philosophical, psychological, and ethical principles and contemplative traditions of Buddhism. 

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training

Aug 2002 - Jan 2005
Washington Square Institute 

Comprehensive training in the theory and technique of psychodynamic psychotherapy, including study, clinical practice, and patient supervision. 

M.A. in English

City College

B.A. in Physics

Hunter College