Elizabeth Lesser is the author of The Seekers Guide, Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow (both from Random House), and Marrow: A Love Story (Harper Collins).
She is the cofounder of Omega Institute, recognized internationally for its workshops and conferences in health, wellness, spirituality, creativity, and social change. Founded in 1977, the institute welcomes more than 30,000 participants each year to its campus in Rhinebeck, New York.
Prior to her work at Omega, she was a midwife and childbirth educator. She attended Barnard College and San Francisco State University, and lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with her family.