Sydney Jay, is a consultant and executive coach. She has worked in the field of business psychology for more than 20 years, serving multinational companies and large public sector and nonprofit organizations in their leadership development programs. She holds a Master’s degree in social work and a PhD in social psychology from the University of California at Berkeley.
Sydney has been a student of Rinpoche’s since 1998 and is the co-director of Khyentse Foundation’s Leadership Training Program for khenpos and tulkus and the research director of KF’s Academic Development Committee. When Rinpoche first shared his vision for KF’s activities, Sydney was delighted that supporting Buddhist studies in universities was among his top priorities.