Karma Ruder

Karma Ruder is a coach, facilitator, trainer and designer of authentic processes that inspire people to move beyond differences and conflict into the creative territory of community and collaboration.  She works with groups to activate leadership that organizes collective action through a focus on relationships, passion, purpose and ownership.

At the Center for Ethical Leadership, she was lead editor for The Collective Leadership Storybook: Weaving Strong Communities; which describes the patterns of working together that encourage collective leadership through the stories of communities that have made these patterns a way of life.

Karma also deepens the use of Gracious Space to hold our differences, dialogues and dreams so that we can create a more positive future together. Karma is co-author of Courageous Collaboration with Gracious Space: From Small Openings to Profound Transformation.