With over 20 years of nonprofit leadership experience, Micky is a Black, queer woman with an international and intersectional understanding of social change and fierce dedication to cultivating personal transformation and resilience in leaders. Her work is grounded in program development, training, and facilitation of healing and transformation circles through intercultural dialogue and integrative storytelling. She is a highly sought-after facilitator who has guided numerous groups across the U.S., South Africa, Israel-Palestine, and beyond.
Micky was trained in the spiritual, philosophical, and practical strategies of nonviolence by Rev. James Lawson, noted advisor to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She is also a certified Enneagram coach and teacher through the School of Conscious Living and is completing additional certification with The Narrative Enneagram. Micky received a Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies (NAIITS) at Portland Seminary, where she concentrated in indigenous theologies, intercultural theory and praxis, and religion. Prior to graduate school, she studied human development at Middle Tennessee State University and dedicated over a decade to the health of babies and their families as a mother-baby professional, doula trainer, lactation educator and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
Above all, Micky enjoys working with organizations, communities, and individuals to nurture mutual flourishing, inclusive justice, deeper understanding, and radical belonging.