Itoro Bassey is a Nigerian-American writer, artist, mindfulness practitioner, and educator with over a decade of experience working predominantly in Black communities around storytelling, reconciliation within the Diaspora, and developing campaigns that lead from the heart. She is the founder of the digital course, From Surviving to Thriving: Becoming Your Own Inner Author. This course uses writing and energy work to bring students into the present moment. She has been publishing on culture, identity, and healing for over ten years and now offers intuitive counseling sessions for those in need of support around complicated family dynamics, repatriation, immigration, and ancestry. You can find her work in YES! Magazine, Tiny, Buddha, and Catapult. Follow her on Instagram (@itoroflower) for the latest projects. For inquiries contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.