Julie Hliboki, DMin, MA, is passionate about fostering engaged compassion. She writes books and articles on this topic, and creates and facilitates innovative, inviting programs that inspire deep engagement. In the role of a Quaker interfaith chaplain, Julie accompanies people into the richness of life and death. She invites cultivating the sacred, compassionate moments that remind us of our true nature.
Prior to this work, for three decades Julie founded, developed, and led successfully multiple for-profit corporations and 501c3 non-profit organizations. Her rare combination of left-brained business acumen and right-brained artistic creativity, and her strong passion for engaging in transformative endeavors, led to creating and leading organizations that have both local and global impact. In addition, Julie developed curriculum and taught graduate courses on global awareness, leadership, intergroup dialogue, and expressive arts; facilitated workshops, retreats, and conferences on personal and professional transformation; and provided executive coaching and organizational development services to individuals, teams, and divisions within many businesses and non-profit organizations.
Dr. Hliboki received her Doctor of Ministry from the Graduate Theological Foundation, an affiliate of Oxford University, and her Master of Arts in Transformation Studies from Antioch University McGregor. Her graduate research focused on the transformative nature of engaged altruism and interfaith collaboration. Julie holds graduate certificates in Authentic Leadership and Executive Coaching from Naropa University’s Marpa School of Business and Economics, Holistic Studies from the College of Health and Human Services at Western Michigan University, and Expressive Arts Education from the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association. She received her coaching certification in 2007 from the International Coach Federation.