As an Associate for the Sustained Dialogue Institute, Lindy Wagner facilitates workshops across the country. Through facilitation she aids colleges and universities with moderating dialogue, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and conflict resolution. Currently, Lindy serves as director of the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She first became involved with dialogue initiatives at Syracuse University in 2005 when she was a facilitator for Conversations about Race and Ethnicity (C.A.R.E.) Dialogue Circles. She continued her love for dialogue at Appalachian State University where she served as the Associate Director for Multicultural Student Development. Lindy has served in various roles in student affairs for the last twelve years and currently she provides training and development opportunities around diversity, inclusion, and social justice topics for faculty, staff, and students. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from Graceland University, a Master of Science degree in Counseling and Student Development from Kansas State University, and is currently working on a doctoral degree in Communication Studies with a focus on Intercultural Communication at Southern Illinois University Carbondale where she will be a full-time doctoral student in the Fall.