Traven FuSho Rice began her studies at the Village Zendo in 2006 and received Jukai in 2009. She became a senior student in 2016 and was given the title of Dharma Holder in 2022. Fusho served our Sing Sing sangha for many years and she also leads the flower arranging team at the zendo, having studied ikebana.
Fusho is a filmmaker and community journalist based on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. She co-founded Lo-Down Productions with her husband, Ed Litvak, in 2009.