Dr. Kathy Obear is a successful author of three books with over 30 years of experience specializing in conflict resolution, change management, and creating inclusive environments. As the founder of The Center for Transformation and Change, Kathy has given speeches, facilitated training sessions, and consulted to top leaders at hundreds of universities, human services organizations, and corporations across the United States and internationally with a goal to increase the passion, competence, and commitment to create inclusive, socially just environments for all members of the organization.
As an organizational development consultant and trainer, she is a natural leader in creating team and organizational effectiveness. She is considered an expert at training leaders and facilitators to navigate difficult dialogues and triggering events. Kathy has facilitated “training of trainers” programs for student affairs professionals, faculty, and student leaders at numerous colleges and universities.