About Maja

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Maja Bengtson has worked with personal growth, communication and leadership development since 1991. Maja holds an M.A. in Clinical Psychology, with an individual specialization in Conflict Resolution and Organization Development. Her B.Sc.from Sweden is in Psychology and Communication.

Maja is Certified as an Integral Coach, has worked extensively with Nonviolent Communication (NVC), and is an affiliate member of the Peace Psychology division of APA.

As a Founder, Co-founder, Board member and Manager of a range of businesses, associations, and nonprofit groups since the mid 1980s, Maja has significant experience in strategic planning, project management, and nonprofit development. Maja currently serves on the Board of Directors for Metta Center for Nonviolence in Petaluma, CA, is member of the Dream Team for Canticle Farm in Oakland, CA, and directs her Swedish corporation, Sustainable Futures Skåne AB.

Maja lives in a cohousing community in Berkeley, CA. She is a dedicated practitioner of Sahaj Marg Meditation [aka Heartfulness], enjoys Conscious Dancing and being a “bonus Mom”.

Maja works with individuals, groups and organizations where the engagement ranges from hour long presentations to several years of partnership.

Her vision for Changents is a collective of Change Agents working in a range of fields, who share a philosophical grounding in Principled Nonviolence and New Story/New Science, and a passion for co-creating a sustainable future.

Contact Maja for more information or to set up a free introductory conversation.

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