Mali Parke is a Certified Professional Coach with the International Coaching Federation, with a specific focus on individual and collective empowerment, leadership skills and restorative relating. In the field of Restorative Justice, Mali Parke has studied with Dominic Barter (Restorative Circles), Kay Pranis (Peacemaking Circles, advanced training certificate) and the International Institute of Restorative Practices (IIRP). Mali is also a Certified Positive Discipline Educator. Mali is a life-long scholar with a past decade of intense trainings and serving communities with Nonviolent Communication (NVC) training, coaching and leadership training, Interpersonal Neurobiology and Attachment Theory, Positive and Conscious Discipline, Consensus-Based Decision Making and Family Constellations. Mali is the founder of the Peace Circle Center which serves DC area schools, parenting/families, individuals and communities and organizations with collaborative communication/leadership, restorative/healing relating and conflict transformation. She also has been coordinating and co-leading a Summer Camp based in nonviolence for families in the DC area since 20011. When Mali isn’t working, she enjoys the delicacy of weaving the threads of life with her two DC schooled children.