Jim Schaefer: Ph.D., International Agriculture Studies, Washington International University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; CEO/founder of Soil Technologies Corp., President of Partners for World Peace, board member of Seeds of Heaven, board member of Global Education Development Ltd. (UK), and TM instructor for the past 40 years, including 20+ years of experience in international projects involving application of the TM program.
Jim Davis: MS in Education Foundations and Administration, University of Kansas; Founder of Chappell Studio and Marathon Foto and currently Senior Vice President of Event Photography Group, the largest graduation and marathon photography company in the US.
Richard Sage: MA in Management & Policy Formation, Harvard; has completed research and analysis training at MIT, was Lead Planner/Analyst for New York City's anti-poverty programs, and has 20+ years’ experience conducting proprietary strategic market research and analysis across a wide spectrum of business sectors, especially education and innovative technology solutions.
David Shapiro, President of African PTSD Relief Now: BA cum laude Chemistry,
Carleton College, MA SCI, M.U.M.:
Co-author of two studies related to the TM program and PTSD relief, published
in the Journal of Traumatic Stress
(April 2013 and February 2014) and founder of PSTD Relief Now. Has designed and managed social change and wellness projects ranging from local clinics to national ballot access programs. A 30- year participant
in specialized study and practice with the TM program.
"They no longer got those horrible dreams...."
Dr. John Bukenya knows the suffering the Congolese refugees in the TM and PTSD studies endured. He explains, "Many of them were raped, and others saw their husbands and their wives being taken away or killed... people walked long distances... and here in Uganda, when they came in they couldn't speak the native languages of Uganda or even English.... " And yet, even after so much suffering, they were able to find relief. "When they were instructed in Transcendental Meditation some of them started sleeping and others started feeling good and they no longer got those horrible dreams they used to get."