Philip H. Hellmich
Philip M. Hellmich, author of God and Conflict, is a thought leader creating a new narrative of peace, from inner peace to international peace-building. As the Director of Peace at The Shift Network, Philip is the chief architect of the Summer of Peace, Yoga Day Summit and World Peace Library – online global forums that seek to inspire, inform and involve people in the many ways that peace is emerging around the world. He also is the co-lead faculty of the Peace Ambassador Training. Summer of Peace: an annual event with free online educational summits featuring leading peace-builders from around the world. The Summer of Peace culminates on and builds supports for the annual United Nations International Day of Peace on September 21. Philip appears in peace events and initiatives around the world, representing The Shift Network's substantial work. He recently co-authored a chapter on peace-building for a Peace Studies volume co-authored with The Convergence host Dr. Kurt Johnson.