LEE LIPP has practiced Buddhism since 1990. She began meditation with Thich Nhat Hahn and has been a member of the Order of Interbeing. She has practiced Vipassana and Soto Zen for several years. She was lay ordained at San Francisco Zen Center in 1999. She's been a psychotherapist and professor teaching existential therapy since 1980 and supervises at Haight Ashbury Psych. Clinic. She is Outreach Coordinator at San Francisco Zen Center and is active in many areas of socially engaged Buddhism, including having been on Buddhist Peace Fellowship's Board, serving as a mentor for its Buddhist Alliance for Social Engagement (BASE) and coordination of SFZC's Prison Meditation Network.