MK Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence director Kit Miller brings 25+ years of experience in nonviolent communication and experience in leading and supervising diverse teams. Her workshops offer a unique blend of Nonviolent Communication, appreciative inquiry, systems thinking, power, privilege, and social innovation, all informed by Kit’s hands-on experience as a leader, manager, facilitator, and teacher.
Kit is a five generation Rochester native who uses her work on culturally-informed conflict transformation to give back to the Rochester area. She is a faculty member for the Racial Equity Justice Initiative (REJI), a project coordinated by St. Joe’s Neighborhood Center. Dozens of area organizations are engaged in this broad effort. Kit served on the structural racism advisory group for the Rochester Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, and participates in numerous other initiatives. She has a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in labor relations and a recent master’s degree in social innovation and sustainability from Goddard College. She has taught hundreds of groups in the US and led dozens of events internationally, including an active collaboration with a global group of social change leaders. Kit has spoken twice at the United Nations (2018 & 2019) about sharing nonviolence with youth.