Caitlin Connelly Ellsworth comes to M Powered Strategies as an experienced facilitator and conflict engagement specialist. Her area of expertise is in group collaboration, solution creation, and stakeholder engagement. From 2010 to 2013, she was an Associate Facilitator with The Keystone Center, focusing on a range of multi-stakeholder efforts involving the intersection of science and public policy in the areas of energy, environment and health. Previously, she managed community conflict resolution and mediation programs in Washington, DC, and Ithaca, NY. Caitlin earned her Master’s in Public Administration from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, where she also received a certificate of advanced study in conflict management. While earning her B.A. in Politics from Ithaca College, she spent time in Ireland, where she studied peace and conflict issues. Caitlin will be joining the MPS team with an immediate focus on moving the Facilitation Service Line forward. She enjoys practicing yoga and building her skills in the visual arts, both of which inform her work as a facilitator, helping groups meet challenges and creating innovative solutions.