"Judy holds a bachelor's degree in Genetics from the University of California at Davis. She spent 11 years in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, first as a research biologist on diabetes, primary pulmonary hypertension and atherosclerosis. From basic research, she moved into clinical research, where she worked as part of a team to design, plan and implement various world-wide clinical research trials in the field of cardiology.
"Having been a student of spirituality and philosophy for over 20 years, she was led to the study and practice of shamanism through a series of mystical experiences. She received initiation rites from the elders of the Q'ero Nation of the Andes and is a full mesa carrier in that lineage. She has a shamanic healing practice in Palo Alto (www.judykitt.com) where she sees individual clients, holds women's circles and leads rites of passage ceremonies. In addition, she is a guide for the educational programs at the Gateway to Conscious Evolution (www.evolve.org)."
"Having been a student of spirituality and philosophy for over 20 years, I was led to the study and practice of shamanism through a series of mystical experiences over 5 years ago. At that time, I began to study ancient energy medicine practices with Alberto Villoldo, PhD at the Four Winds Society in Utah (www.thefourwinds.com) and am a graduate of the Healing the Light Body professional certification program there. I am currently enrolled in the Sage program at the Four Winds. I received initiation rites from the elders of the Q'ero Nation of the Andes and am a full mesa carrier in that lineage... The work of Barbara Marx Hubbard (www.barbaramarxhubbard.com) has deeply inspired me for over 20 years. It was my privilege to work with Barbara and a small group of individuals to found the Citizens Solutions Council prior to her appearance at the Big Tent during the Democratic National Convention of 2008..." 
- President, Foundation for Mind-Being Research
Resources and articles
- Foundation for Mind-Being Research Bios, organizational web page, accessed June 26, 2013.