Em trained as a psychotherapist, as well as earning a graduate degree in leadership and organizational development from Bastyr University in 2009. Since then they have worked as a Holistic Leadership Consultant, Educator and Coach. Em is a founding member of the Peace Innovation Network (a collaboration between Stanford’s Peace Innovation Lab and The Hague). They studied Racial Equity for Adaptive Leadership with Dr. Nikum Pon.
Dr. Sharon Knight
Professionally, Dr. Sharon Knight is Chief Executive Officer of DSK-Culturally Responsive Education Services
(DSK-CRES). Her love and passion for education, people, and social justice, made her who she is today: A skilled
multicultural educator, servant leader, and unwavering race and social justice practitioner.
Eric Svaren is a leadership coach, consultant and teacher. He works with leaders who want to substantially “up their game” to build their teams, achieve greater clarity, speed execution, and transcend reactivity. Over 25 years, he has worked with leaders at all levels—from the C-suite to high potential individual contributors—in all industries, including technology, health care, non-profits/NGOs, retail, higher education, and government.