Adam Shames — Education Director, KULTUR STORIES

Adam is a creativity expert, organizational consultant, bridge-builder and former “Teacher of the Year” who has facilitated hundreds of groups to foster learning, connection and community. For seven years he was director of Poetry Pals, an interfaith non-profit program that brought Muslim, Jewish and Catholic students and their families together to learn about and from each other. As founder of the Kreativity Network, for more than 20 years he has designed and led leadership retreats, strategy sessions, creativity workshops and collaboration experiences for thousands of adults and youth. Adam is also a poet, musician, song leader and storyteller with a master’s degree in education from Stanford University.