I have worked and taught internationally.
My work has strengthened conference coordinators, businesses, governmental and community leaders, meeting planners, facilitators and educators through facilitation, consultation and training about engaging groups in dialogue and knowledge-sharing.
Learn more about my background and experience facilitating in many cultures and countries.
I am not currently taking new clients - however I welcome you to contact me if you would like a referral to a skilled facilitator who works in the same realm of methods and processes as my areas of specialty.
I have facilitated, consulted, given workshops and collaborated in learning exchanges in Spanish and in English in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Euskal Herria, Germany, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Mozambique, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Kingdom, the United States and Zambia - and within those settings people of many more countries and cultures.
Consultant, Facilitator, Educator
President Emerita - Open Space Institute US
Fellow Emerita - Columbia University Center for Conflict Resolution
Chief Curate, Culture and Learning Facilitator - 7th Generation Labs
Founder - Fabulous Facilitators
Author - The Mouse and the Earthquake: An Introduction to Systems Theory - also published in The Systems Thinker Magazine
Chapter author - SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research
Chapter author - The Bonfire Collection: a Complete Reference Guide to Facilitation and Change and The Bonfire Collection 2003-2010: 150 Articles to Inspire Positive Change - International Institute for Facilitation and Change
Chapter co-author - Beyond Bullets and Bombs: Grassroots Peacebuilding Between Israelis and Palestinians - Judy Kuriansky, Ed.
Co-author - It’s the Conversations that Matter: Recommendations to the UNGC and UNGC Local Networks for Designing, Maximizing and Supporting Participant Engagement in Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues
Poet Laureate - 2006 and 2014-15 - World Open Space community
This is what I have done:
Teach and mentor, offer feedback and support
I specialize in face-to-face dialogue processes that