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Larisa Benson

SIY Certified Teacher


  • Olympia, WA, USA

Languages Offered

  • English


Host of the Government Joy Network. A three-time national award winner for innovation in the public sector, Larisa now leads a movement of civic thinkers and government practitioners who are transforming government from the inside out.

Larisa serves as Vice President of the Whidbey Institute Board of Directors, where our retreat center nurtures the conditions for transformational change, generatively held within a one hundred acre forest conservancy.

Signature program offering "Igniting Change without Burning Yourself Out" for social entrepreneurs and social sector leaders, based on twenty-five years of experience leading social change and helping people cultivate a growth mindset and unleash their creative energy in service to social good.