Courtney E. Martin

AFAR Contributor

Courtney E. Martin is the author of four books and a popular newsletter, called “Examined Family.” She is also a cofounder of the Solutions Journalism Network, FRESH Speakers, and the Bay Area chapter of Integrated Schools, as well as the Storyteller-in-Residence at the Holding Co. Her literal happy place is her cohousing community in Oakland, California. Her metaphorical happy place is asking people questions.

Courtney E. Martin and John Cary are partners in life and in work, consulting for clients such as TED, IDEO, and The Aspen Institute. They met at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center on Lake Como in northern Italy and now live in Oakland, Calif.

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