Dr Elise Bialylew
Founder of Mindful in May
Elise Bialylew is a medical doctor and wellness innovator, who has combined her passion for community, with her professional expertise in the field of psychiatry, coaching and mindfulness to create Mindful in May. She is a student and facilitator of mindfulness meditation, having attended retreats and seminars with leading teachers in the field, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dr. Daniel Siegel, Alan Wallace, Ekhart Tolle, and Gregory Kramer. She is passionate about using technology and social media to create conscious communities that can collectively make positive change in the world. Creativity is an integral part of what supports her life and work and she thrives on bringing ideas to life and creating bridges between people and organizations to support their highest creative potential. Read more about Mindful in May in this Huffington Post article.
Community Activator and social media strategy
Jenny Kirschner is a clinical pharmacist who is passionate about empowering people. She studied health coaching as a way to motivate individuals towards greater self-awareness. She advocates mindfulness to her customers and patients, encouraging them to bring more kindness and connection into their lives. She has worked as a project manager in a hospital setting and is now involved in project management for a variety of social change initiatives. Collaboration and social media strategy play a large role in the work she does within these projects. This year she brings her dynamism and creativity to igniting community events in Sydney and helping to grow the Mindful in May community. She thrives on facilitating people and organisations in bringing their ideas to life.