LEAH WOLFTHAL | DC PRODUCER
Leah believes the world can change. She is the founder of Ayeish, a nonprofit startup whose mission is to deepen capacity of political leaders and systems to transform conflict into solution and connection; Ayeish offers tools to facilitate understanding and solution-finding between parties, by connecting to self and others in the midst of intensity. Leah has been a part of a range of political campaigns and elected officials’ offices, nonprofit and public initiatives.
She has facilitated dialogue for Soliya and Harris County courts and has mediation training from the A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center and Mediate Your Life. Leah graduated magna cum laude Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and has a Master’s Degree Public Administration from the University of Houston.
Many people of color, women, LGBT folks, differently-abled people, and others don't the privilege to just ignore harmful beliefs, as their often times the target of those ideas being practiced in policy, or personal behavior. Here's how to engage with ideas outside of your own, even if they're fundamentally harmful to your livelihood. Presenting: Empathy Lens.
When you're trying to have a Woke conversation, but then someone starts talking conspiracies. Behind the scenes outtake with Leah Wolfthal of Ayesh - a non-profit that focuses on conflict resolution.