Vennela Vellanki – Learning and Development Coordinator for Peaceful Leaders Academy
Vennela serves as Learning and Development Coordinator for Peaceful Leaders Academy, a leadership training program developed by Pollack Peacebuilding Systems. In this role, she guides our leader-learners through the certification program journey and ensures an elite learning experience.
Vennela is currently a graduate student at Columbia University, completing her Master’s degree in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. She received a B.A. in Public Policy with a concentration on mass incarceration and a Minor in writing from the University of Michigan.
While Vennela’s interests span policy, education, and conflict resolution, she is most passionate about helping people grow. In her free time, Vennela enjoys exploring great foods, writing quirky poetry, and reflecting on existential questions about people, life, and the universe. You can follow her reflections and writings on her Instagram account: @glowandgrowwithv.