In the Spotlight: Miki Kashtan
is a co-founder of Bay Area Nonviolent Communication (BayNVC). She is the author of Reweaving Our Human Fabric: Working together to Create a Nonviolent Future
, Spinning Threads of Radical Aliveness: Transcending the Legacy of Separation in Our Individual Lives
and The Little Book of Courageous Living
. She is inspired by the role of visionary leadership in shaping a livable future, and works toward that vision by sharing the principles and practices of Nonviolent Communication through mediation, meeting facilitation, consulting, retreats, and training for organizations and committed individuals. Miki blogs at The Fearless Heart
(separately from “Latest Posts” on this site, linked to below) and her articles have appeared in the New York Times
(Want Teamwork? Encourage Free Speech
magazine, Waging Nonviolence, Shareable
, Peace and Conflict,
and elsewhere. Find a full list of her published books and articles here
. She holds in-person workshops and retreats in the Bay Area and other US locations, and in various other countries (see her calendar
). She offers teleseminars herself and through the NVC Academy
. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from UC Berkeley.
Miki's upcoming videoconference program, Responding to the Call of Our Times: A Leadership Coaching Program, begins February 7th. Check it out!
Listen to Miki introduce Responding to the Call of Our Times in the video just below.