Stephanie Pollack is an interculturally and artistically focused experiential facilitator, educator, trainer, writer, and consultant who connects people with ideas, each other, and themselves for positive change. She develops and leads innovative organizational and individual transformation processes, retreats, trainings, educational programs, and community building events around the globe.
Passionate for using interactive, artistic processes (including Theatre of the Oppressed, improvisational theatre, visual and literary arts), Stephanie specializes in intercultural communication proficiency, leadership development, conflict prevention, and supporting organizations and people in transition. Recent clients include University of Virginia, Bard College, Royal Caribbean Cruises (The Scholar Ship), Center for Whole Communities, Fullbright, and Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. She has served as an adjunct instructor at the National Labor College (Instructional Methods That Motivate), Portland State University (graduate level Intercultural Conflict Resolution), and is currently an Instructor of Communication for The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, University At Buffalo, based at the Singapore Institute of Management.
Stephanie has traveled extensively in 6 continents, living and working in Australia, oPt Gaza, Thailand, Nepal, Singapore, and the Navajo Nation, as well as numerous places in the U.S.
Stephanie earned a B.A. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan, an M.A. in Leadership, Education, and the Arts from Long Island University, and certificates (including Teaming Across Difference, Training for International Transitions, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Game Design) from various professional associations including the Intercultural Communication Institute, the North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA), and the Rotary International Foundation. Written work has been published in Building Cultural Competence: Innovative Activities and Models (Stylus 2012), The NASAGA Activity Book (Wiley 2012), the journal of Koothharangam Theatre in Sri Lanka, and included in a classified U.S. government CIA “Virtual Learning Community” network. Stephanie receives rave reviews as an engaging, inspiring, and highly entertaining public speaker, educator, and facilitator.
To learn more about Stephanie Pollack’s work as the Founder of Creative Facilitations, visit http://creativefacilitations.com.