Leslee Goldstein, PhD
Leslee Goldstein, PhD, is senior researcher at the Center for Social-Emotional Health and
Consciousness, and research faculty at Maharishi International University. She recently
completed the first study on the impact of Transcendental Meditation on women’s empowerment,
a study focused on impoverished mothers in Uganda. Her findings included improvements in self-
efficacy, perceived stress, mental and physical wellbeing, and increased employment rates. She
is currently completing a second international project in Nepal.