Dr. Glauber Loures de Assis is Associate Director of Chacruna Latinoamérica in Brazil. He has a Ph.D in sociology and is Research Associate at the Interdisciplinary Group for Psychoactive Studies in Brazil. His main interests include the ayahuasca religions, new religious movements, and drug use in contemporary society. He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters, and the co-editor of the book Mujeres y Psicodélicos. Glauber is also an ayahuasca practitioner with 15 years of experience. He has built this practice in dialogue with his local Brazilian ayahuasca community and with the blessings of Indigenous elders and activists in Brazil. He is father to 3 children and is passionate about psychedelic parenthood. In Chacruna, Glauber leads the Kuara Circle: Music, Mindfulness and Gratitude. Currently he is developing, with Dr. Bia Labate and Jacqueline Rodrigues, the Jornadas de Kura, a plant medicine center in Brazil, that promotes a bridge between the ceremonial use of sacred plants and psychedelic science.