Chiara first meditated in 2005 but didn’t find her way to the SFBC until 2019. She quickly became a fixture at Sangha Nights and became a mitra in the fall of 2020. She joined the Sangha Night team in 2021, helping ensure the Zoom broadcasts of the evening run smoothly. Chiara is deeply drawn to the teachings of the dharma and the connections between 2,500-year-old teachings and the current day.
Chiara lives in San Francisco with her husband and their three cats (who often join in on mitra study and Sangha Night Zooms). She works to improve the internet one website at a time through her independent consulting business, 3 Cats Studio, focusing on user experience design and information architecture.