Phil Stewart has more than thirty years experience moderating Sustained Dialogues. Today, his work is focused on communities and organizations, however he continues to work internationally with Russia and Israel. Currently, Phil is co-moderating a community Sustained Dialogue in Columbus, Indiana focused on poverty, particularly identifying strategies and mobilizing action to enable those struggling to achieve self-sufficiency. Phil also conducts trainings and mentoring for people wishing to bring Sustained Dialogue into their own communities and organizations. Phil is a retired professor and former businessman.