Kathy Obear is a consultant, trainer, executive/life coach, and president of Alliance for Change for over 30 years. She has extensive experience as an organizational development consultant and trainer specializing in creating inclusion, team and organizational effectiveness, conflict resolution, and change management. Obear has given speeches, facilitated training sessions, and consulted to top leaders at hundreds of universities, human service and K-12 organizations, and corporations across the United States and internationally. She is also the co-founder of the Social Justice Training Institute (www.sjti.org) and has taught graduate level courses on effective facilitation at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Obear holds an EdD in social justice education from The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, an MA in college student personnel administration from Ohio State University, and a BA in history and with secondary education certificate, summa cum laude from Washington College.