Discover your empathy super power.


Improve your personal and professional relationships.

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Create a more inclusive, compassionate
culture at work.

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You will learn how to

navigate challenging situations with practical, real life solutions

  • support others

  • Improve communication

  • Navigate Differences

empathy bootcampers

columbia university
stanford university
wharton school of business

Our courses debunk the following myths about empathy:

Empathy makes you a pushover.
Empathy increases your resilience.
Empathy affects your capacity to reason.
Empathy increases awareness of emotions affecting analysis.
Empathy is for emotional saps.
Empathy supports emotional and mental balance.
Empathy is emotionally draining.
Empathy that is managed is invigorating.
Empathy is focusing on other people.
Effective empathy is awareness of oneself in relation to others.
Empathy is passive and not enough for social change.  
Empathy leads to intelligent action.
Empathy is an inborn trait.
Empathy can be learned.

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Empathy Bootcamp is founded on this best-selling book:


—Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and NY Times best-selling author of Lean In

When someone in your life is hurting, there are real, concrete ways to help. And helping is probably easier than you think. 
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Empathy Bootcamp Stories

“This work is incredibly powerful. It gives us a way to talk to each other that allows us to be more fully ourselves.”

Karen May, Vice President of People, Google

“Our experience with the Empathy Bootcamp was phenomenal. I received countless comments about its depth and practicality. ”

Amy Hunter, Director of Equal Opportunity and Compliance, Smith College

“Taking this course was like wearing prescription glasses for the first time.”

Empathy Bootcamp participant, California Department of Education

“I am a better person for having taken this course. ”

Empathy Bootcamp Participant, University of California, San Francisco

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