Midwifing change for a more peaceful world

For people and communities in search of non-violent solutions to conflict, Partera offers trainings in conflict transformation and non-violent direct action. We pay particular attention to issues of identity—gender, religion, and the economic roots of violence.

LeeAnn McKenna

Learn more about LeeAnn McKenna

LeeAnn is a trainer-facilitator, writer, occasional lecturer, musician, story-teller and a practitioner of yoga and meditation.  She has more than 25 years of experience working in conflict zones in Latin America, Asia, various regions of India, and Africa and the Middle East. LeeAnn was born and raised in southwestern part of the province of Ontario, Canada with family roots in Québec, Ireland and England.


Our Blog

Carta a soci@s hacedores de la paz

English appears in the next blog; Arabic on Facebook. De LeeAnn McKenna, Directora Ejecutiva, Partera Internacional. La carta que aparece a continuación […]

Letter to Partners: You can change the world

From LeeAnn McKenna, Executive Director, Partera International. The letter that appears below has taken a long time to birth. The first draft […]

In the midst of chaos, How do we find Peace?

In this one and a half hour panel presentation (with Q&A), five Canadian peace-making women will offer their advice on how to […]

Where We Work

  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Palestine
  • Philippines
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Uganda
  • United States