Who leads the Selah trainings?

The Selah Leadership Program is led by a team of Bend the Arc staff and trainers affiliated with the Rockwood Leadership Institute. We are still finalizing our facilitation team for Selah 16. Our core trainers and key staff include:


Michael Bell

Michael Bell, Rockwood Leadership Institute, Consultant, Selah Trainer

Michael will serve as a trainer and facilitator for Selah Cohort 16. He is the co-founder, president and CEO of InPartnership Consulting Inc., an organizational development and strategic change firm specializing in global diversity and leadership development. Michael is a leader in the fields of organizational development, diversity and strategic planning. We are excited to welcome Michael as a first-time Selah trainer and facilitator.


Leili Davari, Selah Program Manager, Bend the Arc.

Leili joins our Selah Team after being on staff with Bend the Arc for 3 years as Regional Organizer for the Bay Area. As a Jewish Woman of Color, Leili participated in Selah Cohort 15 and brings her passion and commitment to the leadership of Jews of Color to her role as Selah Program Manager. 


Graie Hagans, National Organizer and Training Manager, Bend the Arc

Graie (he/him/his) has an MPP from Rutgers University and has nearly a decade of experience as a political educator, trainer, and organizer. He develops leaders who transform the world through bold vision and he prefers not to write bios.