Co-founder, Rhiza; liberatory therapist, educator, and movement strategist; The Resilience Collective
Arianna Schindle is an educator, organizer, and healer whose projects focus on building the capacities of communities and social movements. She has more than 10 years of experience as a facilitator conducting workshops on storytelling, trauma & oppression, community organizing, and creative campaigning.
At the New Organizing Institute, she led social justice organizations and leaders across New York in storytelling workshops and processes to build their leadership and collective capacity for shifting narratives in society. She has spent many years consulting and supporting non-profits to develop integrative leadership development and peer support models, as well as addressing how systemic power impacts their values and purpose, to tell new stories of change and resilience.
As a healer, she has used narrative therapy to work with individuals and communities struggling from the impacts of interpersonal and structural violence, displacement, and racial injustice. Arianna is trained in Harvard University’s public narrative methodology: Self, Us & Now.