TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Kelsey is founder of Empathy Bootcamp. She is the author of the empathy book There Is No Good Card for This that author Liz Gilbert described as a crash course in humanity that none of us got to take in school. She earned her PhD in social science from the University of California, Berkeley. Kelsey hopes for a day when no one suffers alone because others didn’t know what to do or say.
Lambers is a licensed marriage and family therapist and author of the book “Diversity in Clinical Practice: A Practical & Shame-Free Guide to Reducing Cultural Offenses & Repairing Cross-Cultural Relationships”. Lambers has a passion for cultivating uncommon empathy in every relationship we encounter.
Dr. Juli Fraga
Juli is a psychologist and writer with a deep interest in educating people about the healing powers of empathy. Combining her knowledge of psychology with her love of storytelling, Juli's written numerous mental health stories for the New York Times, NPR, the Washington Post, SELF, InStyle, etc.
Meredith spent more than a decade in the classroom with middle schoolers, and transitioned to exploring ways of integrating empathy into the workplace for adults. She earned her BA from Cornell University and a MA in Teaching of English from Teachers College Columbia university.
Colter is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Louisiana State University. A researcher and a training expert, Colter has years of researching and teaching experience to change how people connect with others in times of suffering.
Celeste spent five years as a public school educator and transitioned to managing programs under Leadership & People Development for Google. She received her Ed.M. in Gender & Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Ben Barr has built his career building up nonprofit organizations, and most recently was Executive Director of the Rainbow Community Center of Contra Costa for LGBTQ youth with an emphasis on training cultural and family connection and empathy.
Anushka is an educator and researcher from India who incorporates social-emotional learning into mainstream educational experiences. She has master's in adult education from Harvard University and her bachelor's in economics from Calcutta University.
Janine Byrne's twenty-five years as a graphic designer has taken her from London to Amsterdam to Portland, Oregon. Her past role with Wieden+Kennedy, has included large organizations like Nike, Sony and Facebook. She now focuses on small agencies through her own business North Corner Design, LLC.