Gwen Olton (she / they) is a Senior Consultant with the New York State Trauma-Informed Network and Resource Center (TINRC) where they'll be leading technical assistance, training and content development, and implementation support throughout the network. Before returning to CCSI, Gwen was the co-Executive Director of the Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence. She considers herself a lifelong student of nonviolence and brings a unique background in geological and health sciences, philosophy, and creative practices to their work. Gwen is passionate about communication models and group processes that call forth our whole-selves, bring people together, and leverage for systemic and liberatory change. They love to draw and write and published a book on conflict transformation last year.