Elaine Miller-Karas, MSW, LCSW, is the co-founder and Director of Innovation, Vision, and Creativity for the Trauma Resource Institute. She is the author of the book, Building Resiliency to Trauma, the Trauma and Community Resiliency Models® (2015).
She has worked internationally to bring healing to the world’s community. Her models to date have been brought to over 100 countries in Asia, Africa, North America, the Mid-East, South America and Europe. She is a recognized international speaker and author and has presented the Community Resiliency Model at the Skoll World Forum and the United Nations. Elaine’s book was selected by the United Nations curated on-line library as one of the innovations that can help meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Elaine is a founding member of the International Transformational Resilience Coalition and a leading advocate with regard to the impact of climate change on the human condition. She is a Senior Consultant to Emory University’s SEE Learning program, inspired by and launched by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi, India in April 2019.