Dian Killian, PhD, is the founder and director of Work Collaboratively and shares Collaborative Communication (as she calls Nonviolent Communication) with organizations, groups, and individuals. She designs and leads transformative communication trainings in the U.S., Europe, and Asia for diverse organizations including large NGOs, multinationals, non-profits, startups, and Fortune 100 companies. Her clients have included the U.N. Nations Development Program, New York University, Merck Inc., HCL Technologies (India), Americorps, and Maryknoll Missionaries, among many others.
Dr. Killian is also a certified executive/life coach (graduate of our Coaching for Transformation program), and founder and former director of the Center for Collaborative Communication. She is the co-author of two books, Connecting Across Differences: A Guide to Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication (in English and German), and Urban Empathy: True Life Adventures of Compassion on the Streets of NY. She also publishes a blog and podcast and has been featured frequently as a guest speaker/trainer.
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