Sida Ly-Xiong (MS in Science, Technology and Environment Policy, University of Minnesota - Humphrey School of Public Affairs) uses participatory methods to help life-long learners lead by example. She has over 20 years of experience in nonprofit and public management. Her approach combines evaluation, engagement and equity. Sida’s conversational facilitation style encourages open dialog and reflection. Her consulting practice launched in 2010. Working closely with diverse teams, she intentionally focuses on equity policy and public private partnerships. In addition to her MS, Sida also holds a BA from Macalester College.