Kiri Bear is a professional facilitator, trainer and project manager, who is passionate about working with organisations to foster creativity, develop communities of practice and inspire change.

With strong research, analysis and visioning skills, and 15 years experience in youth, community and government services, Kiri has been at the forefront of the emerging prevention of violence against women (PVAW) field.

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Collective clarity of purpose is the invisible leader. – Mary Parker Follett

Kiri is creating a world where diversity, equality and collaboration are central through:

  • Communities of practice – creating an open culture of collaboration driven by shared purpose.
  • Codesign processes – bringing community, stakeholders, experts and government together to develop shared responses to complex problems.
  • Training – giving participants the skills to create a world where everyone can flourish.
  • Project management – design, delivery and evaluation of projects that change the way we live, work and play.

Her work is:

  • Driven by possibility – overcoming barriers by focusing on opportunities.
  • Collaborative – sustainable solutions that draw on diverse perspectives and empower stakeholders.
  • Ecological – consistent with systems theory, projects consider the contexts of family, community, society and the Earth.
  • Intersectional – the movement of power in our society needs to be made transparent and actively redressed to foster diversity.
  • Edgy – navigating tough conversations to bring clarity, improve performance and inspire cooperation.

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