the perspective exchange

Guest Facilitators


Steve Warshaw worked as a teacher and educational administrator before retiring in 2015.  Since then he has devoted a majority of his volunteer time to facilitating conversations that are otherwise difficult for people because they have strong disagreements, using activities developed by Essential Partners and Better Angels.  He attends the Unitarian Universalist church, where he started the Sanctuary for Dialogue ministry.  He also helped establish local groups devoted to depolarizing political relationships, including Better Angels in the Triangle and Better Angels in Durham.

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Laura Gilliom is a volunteer facilitator of Essential Partners style dialogues, as a well as a Better Angels moderator.  Professionally, she is a psychologist with a private therapy practice.

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Caroline Sherman is a trained volunteer moderator for both Essential Partners Dialogues and Better Angels Workshops.  Her professional experience includes stints in business development, instructional design, and educational non-profit consulting.