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About Sharif Abdullah 
   
....leadership for a new society... 
 
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Sharif  Abdullah
SHARIF M. ABDULLAH is a leading proponent and catalyst for inclusive social, cultural and spiritual transformation. Sharif's life and work has been featured in a number of books and publications, including The Rise of the Intelligent Organization, A House Divided, A Cultural Diversity Sourcebook, and Bridging the Racial Divide. Sharif's own writings include The Power of One: Authentic Leadership in Turbulent Times and Creating a World That Works for All. sharif image 2
Sharif has worked with thousands of individuals and facilitated scores of transformation, empowerment and leadership sessions for various public and private organizations, including city and county governments, federal agencies like US Forest Service and HUD, international bodies like The United Nations, and Sarvodaya Shramadana and large corporations like Freightliner Corporation. 

In addition, Sharif has facilitated workshops with organizations like Association for Humanistic Psychology, Institute of Noetic Sciences, the International Conflict Resolution Conference, Institute for Sustainable Development, and others.

 
Sharif currently directs the Commonway Institute, designed to build inclusivity, understanding and civic engagement between diverse groups of people in various settings. 
     
Background and Training
Sharif received a BA in Psychology from Clark University and went on to earn a juris doctor degree from Boston University. After practicing law in North Carolina for six years, Sharif chose a path to social change that is positive, inclusive and honors the dignity of all beings.
Personal Statement
"From before I can remember, my life has been shaped by a question: in a world that works for so few, how can we create a world that works for all?
 

 
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