Co-Founder – Julie Hliboki, DMin

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Co-Founder – Julie Hliboki, DMin 2017-06-19T20:29:28+00:00

“Compassion is a key ingredient for our well-being – as individuals, as communities, and as global citizens.  Learning to cultivate compassion for ourselves and others will remind us of who we are, why we help others, and how to continue our important work in the world.  Compassion begins with oneself…” – Julie Hliboki

Over the last three decades, Julie Hliboki, DMin, MA, has founded, developed, and led successfully multiple for-profit corporations and 501c3 non-profit organizations. Her rare combination of left-brained business acumen and right-brained artistic creativity, and her strong passion for engaging in transformative endeavors, has led to creating and leading organizations that have both local and global impact.  In addition, Julie has developed curriculum and taught graduate courses on global awareness, leadership, intergroup dialogue, and expressive arts; facilitated workshops, retreats, and conferences on personal and professional transformation; and provided executive coaching and organizational development services to individuals, teams, and divisions within many businesses and non-profit organizations.

During the past six years, Julie’s contributions have focused on fostering global awareness, engaged compassion, and interfaith appreciation.  In addition to publishing books and articles on these topics, she has created and facilitated innovative, inviting programs that inspire deep engagement and bring together people of different faiths and ethnicities in a variety of formats.

Julie received her Doctor of Ministry from the Graduate Theological Foundation, an affiliate of Oxford University, and her Master of Arts in Transformation Studies from Antioch University Midwest.  Her graduate research focused on the transformative nature of engaged altruism and interfaith collaboration.  Julie holds graduate certificates in Authentic Leadership and Executive Coaching from Naropa University’s Marpa School of Business and Economics, Holistic Studies from the College of Health and Human Services at Western Michigan University, and Expressive Arts Education from the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association. She received her coaching certification in 2007 from the International Coach Federation.  Additionally, Julie is a recorded Quaker interfaith chaplain.