Shariff Abdullah is an author, trainer and a leading catalyst for inclusive social, cultural and spiritual transformation. Shariff is an expert in understanding how human populations interact and change. Shariff teaches groups and individuals how to understand and practice inclusivity – the connection with all other beings.
Shariff has crisscrossed the planet, taking his inclusivity work to over 40 different countries and over 120 distinct cultures, working with groups who struggle with their differences, including heads of state and poor rice farmers, peace activists and members of militias. He has appeared on several international globalization forums. Shariff’s peace-making efforts contributed to the 2002 historic cease-fire in the 30-year-old ethnic/ civil war in Sri Lanka.
Creating a World That Works for All [Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1999]. Winner of the “Book of the Year” award from the Independent Book Publishers Association (current affairs division), this comprehensive book makes the case for a global society based on the value of inclusivity: “We are One”.
Practicing Inclusivity (with Leslie Hamilton) [Commonway Press, 2015].
Seven Seeds for a New Society [Commonway Press, 2009].
The Chronicles of the Upheavals [Commonway Press, 2016].
The Power of One: Authentic Leadership in Turbulent Times [New Society Publishers, 1989].
Delaney Madalinski achieved a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts from Evergreen State College. Her studies emphasized in psychology, human development, arts, & sustainability. During her undergrad, Delaney coordinated and lead a student organized club called Common Bread, a potluck club focused on inclusivity, self compassion, and human connection. Now as a graduate she is moving her work forward with Shariff Abdullah to make spaces such as Common Bread more accessible to the public for community healing and restoration.