Brandy Agerbeck writes, speaks and teaches on drawing as your best thinking tool. Her first book, The Graphic Facilitator’s Guide: How to use your listening, thinking and drawing skills to make meaning, describes the nuance and responsibility of being the one person in the room dedicated to drawing a group’s conversation. Her latest book, which teaches everyone visual thinking concepts to work through their thought and emotions, is The Idea Shapers: The power of putting your thinking in your own hands. Details and Loosetooth.com
Kelvy Bird is an internationally recognized graphic facilitator, supporting groups by translating content and dynamics into visual formats that aid with reflection and decision-making. She leads creative design at the Presencing Institute, and is on the core team of the ongoing edX offering U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self. Kelvy also co-founded dpict llc, a firm specializing in scribing to advance social understanding. An artist by training, Kelvy received her BFA in painting and BA in Art History from Cornell University. Her current residence is Somerville, MA. Find more information at: www.kelvybird.com.
Sam Bradd is a graphic facilitator and specialist in information design. He uses visuals for people that want to engage, solve problems, and lead. Together, we’re drawing change. In the last 15 years, Sam has collaborated with the World Health Organization, Google, indigenous organizations and researchers on four continents. In 2016, his side project the Graphic History Collective published a new book of comics because how we tell histories can change the world. He has a Masters in Education (University of British Columbia). Contact: @sambradd and www.drawingchange.com.
Jennifer Shepherd makes it easy for everyday leaders to clarify what matters, discover new possibilities, and intuitively make their next move. She believes individuals, organizations, and communities can achieve great things when they tap into the latent wisdom within and between them. Jennifer inspires leaders like you to access this wisdom and use it to generate insight and collaborate well. Jennifer is the Principal of Living Tapestries, a consulting practice based in Ottawa, Canada. She holds a Master of Arts in Human Systems Intervention and is an IAF Certified Professional Facilitator.
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