Betsy Hanger, MEd, and certified instructor with Mindful Schools, is the proud mom of two queer kids. Her son transitioned at age 14 and her daughter came out as queer a few months later. Betsy began practicing mindfulness for stress reduction shortly after and has never looked back! One of the founders of TYFA in 2006, Betsy was the recipient of the Outstanding Ally Award from TransPride in 2013. She works closely with GLSEN and the LAUSD to provide training for parents, staff, and principals on gender and is Community Mentor offering mindfulness training in classrooms across Los Angeles.