Rev. Cathy Bristow, an ordained Interfaith Minister, is the founder and principal of Bridges, a consulting firm whose mission is “Relanguaging the conversation around diversity and giving the topic a contemporary paradigm that reflects the complexity of people and change.” In particular it aims to initiate a fresh conversation about race and gender. Cathy’s professional career includes senior corporate roles and international assignments. She has practiced meditation for several years, and with the CMC for four years. She is also actively involved in her Harlem-based church, First Corinthian Baptist.