Charis cultivates partnerships and networks, in person and online, to help create systemic change and social justice. Prior to starting her own consultancy, Charis managed innovation networks for Green America’s Center for Sustainability Solutions, a D.C.-based non-profit, that brings together diverse groups of stakeholders from all over the world to solve complex sustainability problems that no individual business, organization or leader can solve alone. Charis is a mother of two, and enjoys cooking and playing outside. She holds a M.A. in Political Science from the University of Connecticut and B.A. in Political Science from Heidelberg University in Tiffin, OH. She is honored to contribute technical support for the VISIONS team to continue the training, development and healing in a virtual space.