Mark Gerzon has been president of Mediators Foundation for the past fifteen years, and has led or incubated many projects designed to foster international understanding and cross-border collaboration between adversaries. He is currently the director of the Global Leadership Network, which is linking practitioners and trainers in the field to develop a more inclusive, global definition of leadership. In addition to serving as chief facilitator for the Bipartisan
Congressional Retreats, he has worked with legislatures, public officials and schools systems throughout the world. He is the author of several books, most recently A HOUSE DIVIDED: Six Belief Systems Strugging for America's Soul and the forthcoming LEADERS BEYOND BORDERS: How to Live -- and Lead -- in Times of Conflict. For further information about his work, see www.mediatorsfoundation.org.