Kara Keating has a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Servant-Leadership from Gonzaga University and is a member of the International Leadership Association. She is currently a PhD student in the Doctoral Program for Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University interested in studying how foresight and strategy plays a role in the success of organizations. She believes that community building is a key component of leadership, and she strives to play a role in the leadership development of others. Additionally, Kara has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Eastern Washington University where she graduated with honors. She is the former Executive Director of the Interfaith Council of Southern Nevada where she promoted religious harmony and diversity. She is trained in Circles of Trust and Quaker Clearness Committee models through the Center for Courage and Renewal. .