Ben Howort is an artist, activist, social justice educator and CFT Certified Coach. Using social and emotional development as a cornerstone of his practice, he creates safe spaces for people to bring their whole selves, and even get to know the parts that need some love and attention. Ben is deeply committed to understanding how identity impacts how we see ourselves and the world. Through his work as a teacher and anti-oppression trainer Ben has spent time investigating how shame, vulnerability and empathy are the keystones to unlocking a life of meaning and joy.