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Seva Gandhi


Seva is a facilitator, trainer, and consultant working on both community and organizational development in Chicago and with partners around the US & globe. She continually seeks out new tools and innovative processes that center inclusion, participation a​nd strategic thinking in group planning efforts. 

Seva received her Master’s in Social Work (MSW) with a focus on community organizing and nonprofit management from the University of Michigan. She is the founder and executive director of Collaborative Connections. She is Mentor Trainer and Certified Facilitator in Technology of Participation facilitation methods. She currently serves as Board Chair for the Asset-Based Community Development Institute, and is on the Leadership team for Chicago Regional Organizing for Anti-Racism. Much of Seva’s work focuses on the intersection community engagement, environmental justice, and anti-racism.