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The Art Of The Gathering


Priya Parker

Founder, Thrive Labs

About Priya Parker

Priya Parker is the founder of Thrive Labs. A conflict-resolution mediator by training, she has worked on peace processes in India, South Africa, Zambia and the Middle East, among other places. She is a co-founder of the Sustained Dialogue Campus Network, which works to improve inter-group relations at colleges and universities. She has also worked at the Dalai Lama’s Foundation for Universal Responsibility, PRS Legislative Research in India, the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, and the Omidyar Network. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Virginia, she holds dual master’s degrees in business from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and in government from the Harvard Kennedy School. She writes and speaks regularly about individual, organizational and societal change.