Maura Bairley, Advisory Circle Facilitator
Maura is a social change facilitator, consultant, and coach. Her approach to transformative leadership development is rooted in her 20-year commitment to anti-violence and social justice movements. She has worked with myriad projects and organizations, including Move to End Violence, Core Align, the NYC Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, and the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Program at Barnard/Columbia. She helps individuals and groups step more powerfully into their own leadership, hold complexity, and work across difference. Maura holds a master’s degree in Social-Organizational Psychology from Teacher’s College, where she is also an advanced doctoral student whose research interests include group dynamics, emotional intelligence, and racial equity. A native San Franciscan, Maura makes her home in Flatbush, Brooklyn with her partner, teenaged son, and chosen family.