Kim MacAulay is a student of Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche of the Mangala Shri Bhuti Buddhist lineage. She is the coordinator of the Interfaith Peace and Friendship Centre, Mount St. Vincent University. Kim is also the co-director of the non-profit, Waves of Compassion, whose mission is to work with diverse community sectors to foster a culture of compassion. Through these roles, she partners and serves as the coordinator of the community collaborative, Interfaith Harmony Halifax. Kim dedicates the benefit of this story to world peace, to her mother, Isobel MacAulay, who died during WIHW 2016, and to all sentient beings everywhere.