Photo by Mai LeCatherine Orland brings 18 years of facilitation and training experience to cultural competency and organizational development work. Catherine is passionate about training groups who seek to become more inclusive or increase their awareness around race, social identity and justice. She uses facilitated dialogue as a core element in all of her workshops.

Catherine has trained teachers, students, Study Circles facilitators, collegiate residential life advisers and orientation leaders, and has coached and mentored Intergroup Dialogue facilitators. She is trained in Open Space Technology and Non Violent Communication.

Catherine holds a Masters of Arts in Social Justice in Intercultural Relations from the School for International Training, (SIT), in Brattleboro Vermont. She has traveled throughout Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East and is a proficient speaker of Spanish. She enjoys hiking, biking and cooking.