Chicago Trib: Stitching pieces for peace
Executive Director Chosen to Represent US among delegation of 21 other multi-disciplinary peacemakers from 18 countries for three month-long intensive leadership training program.
Rotary International Peace and Conflict Studies Fellowship Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Professional Development Certificate in Peace & Conflict Studies, January – April 2009
Under the guidance of an internationally-renowned faculty of professors and community activists, through interactive case-study evaluation, hands-on field research and intensive reading, presentations, individual papers and group projects, we explored thought leaders, theoretical models for conflict analysis, the gender perspective and practical tools for conflict resolution/transformation. Coursework included in-depth coverage of conflict mapping, post-war reconstruction, peace zones and networks, the interplay between media and conflict, trauma and healing, and restorative justice.