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Alta Starr

Independent Consultant,
New York, NY

Alta Starr brings a strong passion for social justice and a deep commitment to personal transformation to her work as a trainer, an organizational consultant skilled in building high-performing teams and partnerships, and a somatics coach and therapeutic bodyworker. A former teacher, counselor, and radio news producer, for twenty-five years Alta worked as a program officer and grantmaker at the New World and Ford Foundations, funding community organizing, capacity-building and leadership development. She has served on the boards of the Progressive Technology Project, the Peace Development and Needmor Funds, the Seasons Fund for Social Transformation, and the National Domestic Workers Alliance._ Currently, she is an advisory council member and trainer with BOLD (Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity), a board member of WON (Women Organizing Neighborhoods), and a leadership coach with the New York Transformative Coaching Program, a project of Generative Somatics .

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