Joanna Macy has been a respected voice in the movements for peace, justice and ecology for five decades. As the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects, she has created a groundbreaking theoretical framework for personal and social change, as well as a powerful workshop methodology for its application. Her work helps people transform despair and apathy, in the face of overwhelming social and ecological crises, into constructive, collaborative action. Many thousands of people in Australia and around the world have participated in Joanna’s workshops and trainings. Her group methods have used widely in classrooms, churches and grassroots organising. Joanna lives in Berkeley, California.