Liz Lewinson is an award-winning author, speaker, technologist, teacher, strategic planner, and feminist.
She is Vice President and Treasurer of the Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism, the largest Buddhist grant-giving organization in the United States. She leads the grant category titled "Women in Buddhism.” She was a longtime student of the American Buddhist teacher, Frederick Lenz, and was ordained as a Buddhist monk in 1992.
Her recent books are American Buddhist Rebel: The Story of Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz and Women, Meditation, and Power. She is currently working on a book about men and love, and is collecting data for a sequel to American Buddhist Rebel.
She offers workshops on meditation as a doorway to understanding core issues in contemporary life.
In technology, she is an Agile-trained teacher and facilitator. She has conducted strategic planning for some of the largest companies and governmental agencies in the world; led complex, multi-million dollar projects/programs in information technology and business process improvement. In the communications field, she has created and executed communications plans that build, motivate and galvanize constituencies.
In P.R. and marketing, her clients included Tri-Star Television; Stephen J. Cannell Productions (“21 Jump Street,” “Hunter,” “Wiseguy”); Carson Productions. “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson;” Faberge; Hanna Barbera and others. Since 1990, she has free-lanced as a PR/Marketing consultant for a number of clients.
As a freelance journalist, she published her work in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times Features Syndicate and numerous magazines. She was a contributing editor to PC AI (Artificial Intelligence) Magazine.