Briana Bellamy, Intercultural Training Specialist

Briana Bellamy

Briana Bellamy is an Intercultural Training Specialist for the Robertson Center for Intercultural Leadership (CIL). Her work is driven by a strong commitment to enhancing global understanding and uplifting diversity in its many forms. Briana draws on over 10 years of coaching and facilitation experience rooted in intercultural leadership and adult development, somatic psychology, popular education, mindfulness, restorative justice, and equity and inclusion with a global lens. Before joining the CIL team, she worked for 7 years in Nepal; first in non-formal adult education, and later leading and designing culturally immersive experiential education programs. In the U.S., Briana has worked as an educator and advocate for youth affected by the foster care and juvenile justice systems as well as LGBTQ and immigrant youth. She is entrepreneurial in spirit and created a leadership coaching and consulting business in the Bay Area, supporting individuals and organizations to navigate complexity in relationships and strengthen the impact of their work. She also serves as a founding board member of the Healing and Reconciliation Institute (HRI), a non-profit using evidence-based reconciliation tools and practices to heal racial and historical divides. Briana has her B.A. in Anthropology and Peace and Conflict Studies from Bryn Mawr College and is enlivened by a continual pursuit of life-long learning.

Email: briana.bellamy@berkeley.edu