Ryan Stroud is a management consultant, and the founder and director of CommuniTalks, an applied storytelling project that leverages personal narrative to empower individual and social change. He holds an M.S. in Conflict Resolution and a B.A. in Communication from Portland State University, and a Diploma with Honors in Mandarin Chinese from the Defense Language Institute. In 2013, he was awarded a Collaborative Governance Service Award from the National Policy Consensus Center for his facilitation work in the field of public policy.
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