Christy Vines is the President & CEO of Ideos and a California-based conflict expert. Her work and expertise lie at the intersection of faith, social/cultural polarization, and conflict transformation. She is a global leader in empathic intelligence. Christy is a published writer and international speaker. She has served as an expert and advisor to faith, corporate and public leaders in and outside of the U.S. She has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a B.A. in Sociology with an emphasis in quantitative research.