Leading Through Facilitation (Oct 28th)


Monday, October 28th: 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Centre for Social Innovation
601 West 26th Street #325
New York, NY 10001

Doors open at 6:45 pm, workshop starts at 7:00 pm sharp. Please plan to arrive before 7:00 before the workshop begins.

Space is Limited

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Leading Through Facilitation builds upon our Intro to Facilitation workshop and focuses on how to lead a successful facilitated session, highlighting strategies and techniques for managing group dynamics. With specific examples, tailored techniques and a participatory activity, this class will bridge the gap between theory and practice.

This workshop builds upon Intro to Facilitation – Fundamentals in Becoming a Confident Leader & Effective Facilitator. Prior attendance is recommended, but not required if you are familiar with facilitation and co-creation.

Build skills in:

Facilitation, Public Speaking, Collaboration, Communication, Productive Meetings, Participatory Design, Leadership Skills, Managing Group Dynamics, Confidence Building, Practical Facilitation Application, Managing Difficult Situations, Troubleshooting Team Dynamics

Outcomes of this interactive workshop:

    • Gain strategies and techniques for being a strong facilitator and leader
    • Develop skills to manage timelines and output of activities
    • Learn activities that lead to collaboration and participatory design
    • Embody techniques to reframe difficult questions and support a productive dialogue
    • Understand how to anticipate and manage group dynamics, and tackle common facilitation challenges

This workshop is for you if you’re:

    • Interested in facilitation, new to the role, or looking for a refresher on the basics
    • From any professional or educational background
    • Interested in developing group management and leadership skills
    • A manager looking for tools to activate collaboration within their teams
    • Working in community engagement or beginning community engagement projects or programs
    • Looking to add creative thinking methodology to their work

What to bring:

    • A notebook and pen

Expert Instructor


Kristina Drury is a social entrepreneur, designer, and educator. Her mission-driven firm, TYTHEdesign, uses the lens of design and strategy to support social good organizations in developing creative solutions, build their capacity and enhance their impact. Under her leadership, TYTHEdesign has increased the community impact of over 150 local and global social good organizations including the NYC Dept. of Education, Citi Community Development, The Earth Institute and California State Library System.

Prior to starting TYTHEdesign, Kristina co-led the nonprofit, Project H Design, a charitable organization focused on design for social change. Her diverse background includes work in corporate social responsibility, education, social innovation, industrial design, and architecture.

Kristina’s work and publications have taken root around the globe. Most recently, she has been recognized as an Innovation Expert for UNDP and selected to present at Clinton Global Initiative University’s annual conference. As an educator, she has taught classes, workshops, and training to build the capacity of over 2,500 change makers, civic leaders and entrepreneurs. Her teaching and speaking experiences included engagement at Columbia University, Harvard and the Cooper Hewitt Museum. You can learn about her current work here and more about her background here.

Space Partner

The Centre for Social Innovation is a home for nonprofits and social entrepreneurs in New York City. They’re building a movement of passionate people committed to a better world.



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