Stephanie Swann

DVA Teacher Bio ~ Stephanie Swann, PhD, LCSW

Stephanie Swann, PhD, LCSW, is the Director of the Atlanta Mindfulness Institute and one of the two founding teachers of the Atlanta Insight Meditation Community. She is a certified MBSR instructor through the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Center for Mindfulness. Stephanie has been a dedicated Vipassana practitioner since 2008 and was a member of the Community Dharma Leaders program (CDL6) at Spirit Rock … Continue reading DVA Teacher Bio ~ Stephanie Swann, PhD, LCSW

Dr. Sharon Methvin with her teacher Lama Zopa Rinpoche

DVA Volunteer Bio ~ Dr. Sharon Methvin

Dr. Sharon Methvin is a biocultural anthropologist. She has been a professor of anthropology since 1988, teaching engaged citizenship in the classroom and conducting research resulting in over 25 papers and publications. In 1997, she was honored with a human rights award for her research on poverty. Her humanitarian concerns extend beyond human rights to the rights of animals as well. In this regard, she … Continue reading DVA Volunteer Bio ~ Dr. Sharon Methvin

DVA Speaker Series Episode 7 Replay

Replay – DVA Speaker Series 7: In Conversation with Stephanie Swann

Watch the 7th Episode of the DVA Speaker Series with DVA President and Co-Founder Bob Isaacson featuring Special Guest Speaker, DVA Advisory Council Member, US Centers Project team member, and Dharma Teacher, Stephanie Swann, PhD, LCSW.   Stephanie is the Director of the Atlanta Mindfulness Institute and one of the two founding teachers of the Atlanta Insight Meditation Community. She is a certified MBSR instructor through … Continue reading Replay – DVA Speaker Series 7: In Conversation with Stephanie Swann

ACE Designates DVA as 2021 Standout Charity

Dharma Voices for Animals (DVA) is honored to have been recommended as a “2021 Standout Charity” from Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE). ACE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit registered in the United States dedicated to finding and promoting the most effective ways to help animals. ACE aids compassionate donors, professionals, and volunteers in making informed decisions about how to help animals as effectively as possible. ACE strives … Continue reading ACE Designates DVA as 2021 Standout Charity

DVA Speaker Series 5: In Conversation with Thomas Wade Jackson

Free Event & Film Screening! Watch below from Saturday, July 31st, 2021, our special DVA Speakers Series event, In Conversation: With Thomas Wade Jackson, director of the award-winning, feature-length documentary, A Prayer for Compassion, and Bob Isaacson, President and Co-Founder of Dharma Voices for Animals. A Prayer for Compassion is a feature length documentary that strives to inspire and encourage those already on a religious … Continue reading DVA Speaker Series 5: In Conversation with Thomas Wade Jackson