Georgia Kelly is the Founder and Executive Director of Praxis Peace Institute, a Sonoma, CA non-profit organization. She has produced and directed three 7-day peacebuilding conferences in Dubrovnik, Croatia (2000, 2002, and 2007), and two conferences in California, “The Alchemy of Democracy” (2004) and, The Economics of Peace (2009). Georgia continues to create educational programs for Praxis Peace Institute as well as leading workshops in Conflict Resolution.
A long-time active citizen, Georgia has chaired many issue-based political organizations and educational forums. She chaired the Marin County chapter of Jerry Brown’s presidential campaign in 1992 and was a delegate at the Democratic National Convention that year. Since 1988, Georgia has spent considerable time in the Balkans and has published several articles on the region. She hosts a Sonoma radio program called RadioActive that deals with the social and politic issues of the day. Her previous career was as a harpist, composer, and recording artist.