Writer. Consultant. Visionary.
Kristen (McCallum) Coley is a writer, founder, and dialogue-based curriculum & program development consultant.
Her work is created through a lens of equity, actionable inclusivity, non-performative access, and proactive visibility to support and empower marginalized communities. She designs, develops and produces sustainable & scalable workshops/programs/systems, centering supportive dialogue, for mission-aligned organizations & institutions to promote impactful collaborations and engagement.
While working as a visioning partner for her clients, she has also created original content & products. Her portfolio includes:
-The SafeWordSociety Podcast which has been selected for archiving at the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History at Atlanta-Fulton Public Library in June 2019.
-The Visibility Packs: a discussion-based card game designed to encourage productive discourse, that is in production for version 2 coming Fall 2019!
- A workshop/learning lab curriculum for youth & adults centering the ability to harness and amplify skills learned through lived experiences.
She was also awarded the 2018 Harvey Milk Alumnus Award from the University at Albany - SUNY for her continued commitment to honoring the authentic narratives of her communities.
She lives in Upstate, NY with her wife, Phylicia and betta fish, Sequel.