James O’Dea is the award-winning author of Cultivating Peace and Creative Stress. He is lead faculty for the Shift Network’s acclaimed global Peace Ambassador Training and has conducted frontline social healing dialogues around the world for many years. He is the former president of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and Washington office director of Amnesty International as well as CEO of the Seva Foundation. He is a member of The Evolutionary Leaders group founded by Deepak Chopra and is on several advisory boards such as The Peace Alliance and Kosmos Journal. James grew up in Ireland and England and currently resides in Colorado.