Janet Gerson

Janet Gerson is an educator and trainer with extensive experience in peace education and conflict resolution. Janet also oversees research and development of substantive themes and trainings in peace education. As an organizer and educator she has worked in Japan, South Korea, India, Turkey, Lebanon and Colombia and is a consultant for the new Masters Degree in Peace Education, UN University of Peace, Costa Rica. Janet is a contributing author to Learning to Abolish War: Teaching Toward a Culture of Peace and the Handbook of Conflict Resolution. She founded Dance Stream, a dance company and vehicle for community building through the arts and is an advisor to the Theatre of the Oppressed Laboratory, New York City