Elena Dovalsantos, PhD, MBA, has a doctorate in chemistry and a master’s degree in management. She taught at the university level and spent her career in scientific research. A third generation theosophist, she has been a member of the Theosophical Society since 1971. She served as president of the TS in the Ojai Valley in California and the Beacon Theosophical group in San Diego, CA. She lives and volunteers at the Krotona Institute of Theosophy, leads classes on The Secret Doctrine locally and internationally, and co-facilitates online webinars sponsored by the TS in America.