Maji Peterx

Maji Peterx is a Senior Fellow at the Global Center and an Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Lead Facilitator and Coordinator at Carefronting – Nigeria. His work focuses on integrating restorative justice into preventing and countering violent extremism approaches and training lay counselors and civil society actors as first responders to traumatized persons who are victims and survivors of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeastern Nigeria. He has facilitated more than 250 AVP, trauma consciousness and resilience, and peace-building workshops internationally, including in Kenya, Jordan, Nigeria, and South Africa. He is a Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience practitioner and is trained in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy.