Daryn Cambridge is Director for Knowledge & Digital Strategies at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict. He is also an education and training consultant and an adjunct professor at American University, where he teaches Education for Peace and Conflict Resolution and Education for International Development.
Daryn has worked for several social justice and education organizations, facilitating trainings and workshops for learners of all ages and from all across the world. He has done consulting work for organizations such as One World Education, LearnServe International, and the United States Association for the University of Peace. He served for three years as Assistant Director of the Democracy Matters Institute and then Director of Youth Programs at Common Cause, designing and facilitating trainings for youth and young adults on how to do grassroots organizing around pro-democracy issues. He has also been a Program Supervisor and Instructor with the Close Up Foundation – the nation’s largest civic education and engagement non-profit – where he taught civic engagement workshops for young people from all across the United States, the Middle East, North Africa, and Eurasia. He has also been a teacher for Putney Student Travel’s Excel Program at Amherst College where he taught the History of War and International Relations; an urban crew leader with the Student Conservation Association, working with DC area youth in conservation, trail building and environmental education; and a consultant for Project Agape, the internet company that designed the Causes application on Facebook.
Daryn has a B.A. from Middlebury College, a M.A. in International Training and Education from American University, and a professional certificate in International Peace and Conflict Resolution, also from American University.
Dr. Arthur Romano is a professor, international peace-educator, consultant and certified Kingian Nonviolence Trainer. Dr. Romano has implemented innovative educational programs in Africa, South America, Asia, Europe and the US. Those programs have supported thousands of students in learning practical strategies for building healthy communities, becoming global leaders and productively engaging with conflict. He co-developed the Diversity Matters Now workshop series in 2007, which explores issues related to diversity, identity and peacebuilding at colleges and universities across the US. He has spoken numerous times at the United Nations and has collaborated with the Department of Public Information to promote the Gandhi-King Season for Nonviolence and the International Day of Peace. Dr. Romano frequently currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. His current book project explores the role of community-led education in urban peacebuilding and violence prevention.