January 2019, interview in Natural Awakenings (Austin, TX): “Nonviolent Communication Promotes Judgment-free Expression.”


August 2017, Equal Time For Free Thoughtinterview by Barry F. Seidman

August 2017, Course Taught via NVC Connect about Overcoming Work Challenges

July 2016, Interview on Blog Talk Radio about Breaking Up Non-Violently.

November 2016, Interview published in article on about difficult conversations across party lines.

October 2016, Featured Presenter, NY State Dispute Resolution Annual Conference

October, 2016, Featured Presenter, National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation

Sept 2016, article published on self-management for joy at work in Empathische Zeit

July 2016, featured presenter at  The CUNY Dispute Resolution Center at John Jay College and the Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York’s Monthly NYC-DR Roundtable Breakfast.

February 2016, Featured Course Presenter on

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Nov 2015, article published in If you read German, the article is here >Bildschirmfoto 2015-11-02 um 23.33.57
An English translation is here.

Oct 2015, Interview published on Transform Your Life

Nov. 2013, Radio Interview on The Marilu Henner Show

Oct. 2011, Culture of Empathy Interview


Dian is available for interviews, panels, and workshops to speak on her expertise about collaborative conflict resolution in the workplace and at home. Contact her to book her here.

Dian Killian, PhD, is a Certified Trainer with the International Center for Nonviolent Communication, a certified life coach (a graduate of the Coaching for Transformation program) and author of two books, Urban Empathy: True Life Adventures of Compassion on the Streets of NY, and Connecting across Differences: How to Connect with Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere (now in its third edition, and in German). Founder and former director of the Center for Collaborative Communication, she now offers coaching and training via her company, Work Collaboratively, to diverse organizations from small and large NGOs to multinational and Fortune 100 companies. She also leads the annual East Coast Women’s Retreat and has regularly offered public programming at Kripalu, the 92nd St Y, Omega, the NY Open Center, NVC Academy, and in the Bahamas and Europe. Learn more and join her blog post and mailing list at

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