Vivian Best

Vivian Best is the Compassionate Austin Creative Catalyst!  She began her leadership role in May, 2019.

She believes in the value of social connection and the process of creating support in our modern lives beyond our devices.  She inspires positive change, building thoughtful communities to bring greater awareness and hope for growth, change, and possibility through her work with WomanSpeak and Sparked.  Vivian supports her community to create connections, share resources, and take initiative in their lives by helping them to bring their voices to what truly matters.

She is a facilitator for conversational and public speaking events.  She hosts “Sparked in Austin”, a Compassionate Austin Hallmark.

Vivian is also a Feldenkrais Practitioner teaching self-aware self-care. Her compassionate guidance helps bring a sense of pleasure in movement and ease to her clients.

Recognized by Honolulu Magazine as one of “6 People Making a Difference in Honolulu” in November 2013, by Pacific Business News as Hawaii’s “40 Under 40” and the Honolulu Star Advertiser as one of “10 Who Made a Difference in 2010,” Vivian moved to Austin in September 2018 and is delighted to be a part of this community!