Andrea Weckerle, an attorney, founded and leads CiviliNation, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit dedicated to reducing online hostility and character assassination. She previously worked at the Legal Management Services division of a global professional services firm, helping to design, develop and implement comprehensive alternative dispute resolution systems for Fortune 500 firms. She also underwent extensive mediation training, earning certificates in Commercial Mediation and Conflict Resolution Processes. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, CNN.com, NY Daily News, and Advertising Age. She holds an MA in Public Relations/Conflict Analysis and Resolution.