We all have the right to thrive. Pairing research with a voice of calm, hope and positivity, Worldmaker helps build stronger, more resilient communities and organizations capable of growing through adversity. While individually we are unable to solve today’s pressing social problems, united we can make the world – our world – a better place for all.
What's a worldmaker?
A positive, wholehearted trailblazer helping to create a world where we all can thrive.
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20 years scientific research global fieldwork dedicated to helping the helpers
This work draws from more than 20 years of scientific research, a decade of nonprofit fieldwork in communities around the globe and a robust network of human resilience practitioners dedicated to helping the helpers.
RESEARCH + GLOBAL FIELDWORK + COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS = REGENERATIVE, STRONG, RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
25 years of scientific research
Robust network of human resilience pioneers
Over a decade of crisis response and community building
REGENERATIVE, STRONG, RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
Worldmaker provides resilience and wellness training and consulting to leaders and helpers in crisis response, education, military communities and organizations. We have delivered education and support to leading governmental agencies and organizations, including the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Department of Health and Human Services, the US Department of Education, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA), the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Victim Services, Leadership in Counter Terrorism (Australia, Canada), Wounded Warrior Project, the Invictus Games Foundation, the National Association of School Psychologists, and universities and K-12 schools across the United States.
9 Lessons in Resilience: Bouncing Back and Bouncing Forward After a Serious Accident
This is the 2nd guest blog in our latest series, Lessons in Resilient Leadership. Bob VandePol, is a trusted Worldmaker advisor, former board member and an independent contractor focused on consultation, training, and delivery of Crisis Leadership and Crisis Response
How to Make Hard Decisions Easier: The Five Year Rule
This is the 1st installment of our Lessons in Resilient Leadership guest blog series. The first blog is written by Jeff Buchanan, the Founder of Lead By Example Consulting, Lieutenant General, U.S. Army (Retired) and Worldmaker Board Member. Decide What’s
Goals and Dreams Gain Meaning When Connected to the Greater Good: Tererai Trent Receives 2022 Hope Builder Award
Tererai Trent, named Oprah’s “All-time Favorite Guest”, is an author of multiple books, including the children’s book based on a Tererai’s life, “The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams in a Can”. She is a scholar, humanitarian, speaker, educator and founder