Julia Shen

Julia is a certified Nonviolent Communication (NVC) trainer with a passion for fostering authentic and compassionate connections.

Since 2019, Julia has facilitated over 130 NVC-based presentations and workshops, impacting around 3,000 participants. Her expertise spans various platforms, including in-person and online workshops, one-to-one coaching, her blog www.SpaceForHeart.com, YouTube channel "Space For Heart," WeChat group "A Language of Life," and volunteering for NGOs such as Mental Health Mutual-aid Hub Canada.
Born and grew up in China, Julia has been living in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada, for 20 years. This unique cultural background allows her to connect with people from diverse backgrounds, recognizing the shared human needs beneath our differences. Julia also brings more than 10 years of experience as an Operations Program Manager in the digital advertising and technology program management landscape.

Julia's vision is to create a world where the well-being of all individuals is recognized as interconnected. She believes that our survival as a species depends on our ability to nurture the essential needs we all share, such as safety, freedom, understanding, and belonging. By continuing to live in the NVC consciousness and sharing her knowledge, Julia takes steps toward realizing this vision every day.

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