Transforming leaders and teams from the inside out
Day Schildkret - Morning Altars
DAY SCHILDKRET is internationally known for Morning Altars and has inspired tens of thousands of people of all ages from all over the world to forage, build and be awed with Earth Art.
Morning Altars is igniting an international movement of art, workshops and a spiritual practice that renews and redeems our relationship to nature, creativity and impermanence. With over 57k followers on Instagram, over 25k on Facebook and workshops and installations worldwide, Morning Altars is bringing ephemral art to the collective human imagination.
The first Morning Altars’ book is being published Fall 2018 by The Countryman Press.
Forest Stearns - Principle Space Artist at Planet Labs
Do you excel in artistic adventures and creative problem solving? Yes? Then you should get to be friends with Forest Stearns. Raised in the mountains and styled by the city, Stearns brings the best of both worlds into his "Draweverywhere" practice. His illustrious artworks and are both organic and graphic: Huge energetic murals that cover buildings, giant sculptures exploding with light and sound, and live-art performances that bring the artmaking process to the audience first hand. The artwork is both far and near: Stearns holds the world record for art covered satellites in Earth's orbit and is a founder of numerous Artist in Residence programs right here at home in the Silicon Valley. He believes that curating a creative culture connects every member of the community by celebrating our unique humanity.
Julie Gieseke - Visual CoCreator
Julie works with organizations bringing the tools of Visual Facilitation and Creative Engagement to bring strategy and tactics into clear focus. Julie coaches individuals to hone their leadership vision and purpose through deep engagement with their core values, strengths and inherent creativity. She uses a range of tools and methods that tap into the client’s natural, creative resources. In addition she incorporates change methodologies such as Appreciative Inquiry, Positive Psychology, Strengths Finder and Neuro-Linguistics. She works with clients from the initial stages of concept and challenge, to design processes that facilitate change and sustain growth. Her clients include corporate, non-profit, higher education and one-on-one consultation.
Nancy Margulies - Graphic Recorder at The World Café
Nancy Margulies is one of the developers of graphic recording and The World Café. In her capacity as a facilitator and graphic recorder she worked with President Clinton and his Cabinet, led strategic thinking sessions for executives in companies such as Apple, Genentech, Kodak, Xerox Business Systems, Weyerhaeuser Paper Company, Hewlett-Packard, and Boeing. Nancy also regularly collaborates with Meg Wheatley, author ofLeadership and the New Science. She has also worked with Peter Senge, Fritjof Capra, the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. She has facilitated workshops in Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Switzerland, Turkey, South Africa and India. She is the author of several books, including Mapping Inner Space and Visual Thinking.
Van Lai-DuMone - Founder & Workshop Facilitator at worksmART
Van Lai-DuMone is a corporate trainer who sparks creativity in individuals and groups. She is the founder of worksmart, mobilizing companies to discover and utilize creativity at every level of their organization, so that ideas are shared freely, and all voices are heard.
She brings over 15 years of leadership in learning and development, entrepreneurship, and business consulting to her corporate clients, including Google, Media Arts Lab and Skirball Cultural Center. In addition, Van started Craft Your Life Workshops - designing creative workshops for women to connect and create.
As a Certified LEGO® Serious Play® Facilitator and Kaizen Muse® Creativity Coach, Van delivers unique hands-on activities that engage participants in a tactile and meaningful way.