"Hello, Elizabeth, and welcome to the Art of Hosting community! Sorry it took so long to welcome you in, glad to see you here. Post a photo when you can so we can really "see" you here. Then join in with all the conversations. You'll…"
How did you learn about Art of Hosting (please add the date and place) and what attracted you to it?
I learned about it in 2014 but never investigated. Stumbled upon my notes from that conversation and decided to learn more.
Tell us about your experience with Art of Hosting as part of your life and work. What would you say your competence in it is? (new, starting practitioner, experienced practitioner, steward)
I am an experienced leader in community engagement, and always want to learn more about innovative approaches to conversations that matter. The art of being creative in this work is so important!
I currently work at the Atlanta Regional Commission, and have collaborated to create and direct a regional civic dinner conversations initiative in Atlanta. civicdinners.com/ARC
What is the primary field/topic/focus in your hosting work?
Regional planning for the future, as well as to support a variety of plans, projects and programs housed by our organization.
Are there interests/passions that you'd like to share?
gardening, nature, sustainability, singing - sacred choral music is my favorite.
home, fitness, hiking, animals, including my chow, China and her best friend, Jett the Cat.
spirituality, honest and authentic living, mysticism, and meditative practices.
engagement, facilitating conversations, visioning, and urban/regional planning.
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Hello, Elizabeth, and welcome to the Art of Hosting community! Sorry it took so long to welcome you in, glad to see you here. Post a photo when you can so we can really "see" you here. Then join in with all the conversations. You'll find plenty of resources here, too, to help you deepen your practice. And the more you add to your profile, the more the community can learn from you and share with you. We hope you will find value in exchanging in this virtual community!