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We are...

changemakers, creatives, circle holders —

wholehearted justice seekers, empathic entrepreneurs, visionaries, risk-takers, and meaning-makers.

We show up daily to an altar of artistic expression, spreading healing and hope, perched on our learning-edge, committed to a world we know can be. We perform quiet revolutions (growing louder daily) to affirm the capacity of human potential, the vitality of community, the power of collaboration.

Often, we are the bridge between possibility and dreams made manifest.

So we sing out. We show up. We let ourselves be seen.

Because your success is my success is her success is the only way. We redefine what it means to rise.

Now more than ever the world needs our light. This is our time.


About Me

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I’m Anya. (She/Her).

I am a facilitator, leadership mentor, and creative catalyst.


It is my joy to help you actualize your unique and vital offerings with the trust and tools you need to show up, shine, and be of service.

My work is rooted in a core framework of justice, reciprocity, engagement and creativity — and I weave these values into how I create and facilitate my offerings. I know that we all have something to teach and something to learn — and the spaces I convene privilege collective wisdom and co-creation.

Though I am kind of shy and identify as an introvert, my spirit comes alive when I gather in community. I have been leading and guiding groups for the last 20+ years and have designed and delivered original workshops, retreats, and courses for non-profit organizations, colleges and universities, high school students across the country, creative entrepreneurs, and diverse communities of changemakers.

I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Educational Pedagogy and have a Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution. I completed 80 training hours in Mediation, and received a certification through the PYE-Global Partnership for Youth Empowerment's Heart of Facilitation Leadership program.

I am a white, Jewish, cis, able-bodied womxn.

I live in Portland, Oregon, on the stolen ancestral lands of the Multnomah, Clackamas, and Tualatin Kalapuya people — home to over 40,000 native folks today. To align my recognition more closely with action, I donate a percentage of proceeds from all of my offerings to the Native American Youth and Family Association.

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About AHC

I established Anya Hankin Collaborative in 2011, with the desire to help you find your voice amidst the fray and do your purpose-driven work. While my offers have evolved throughout the years, my values have stayed consistent.

I believe that our stories are vital — that when we feel seen, heard and recognized we are better able to be of service.

To this end, I help people hone their facilitation skills, develop their unique leadership style, and create and share their signature offerings.

Core to all I offer through AHC is the notion of creative resilience — the understanding that in order to show up for our work we must also show up for ourselves. To this end, radical tending and intentional practices of renewal are woven into everything we do.

I believe that this work is essential, valuable, and transformative. In an effort to make my services accessible, I work with one pro-bono client at a time. Please connect with me directly if you are interested in working together in this capacity. 

Why “Collaborative”?

You and me, we’re partners in this.

Yeah, you're basically a one-womxn show, but that doesn't mean you have to do it alone. I know that we’re stronger together.

I fully believe that "your liberation is bound up with mine."

"Collaborative" evokes our shared commitment to justice and to living and working with purpose. It also speaks to the core of my teaching philosophy — it's the give-and-take, the mutuality of the experience, and the alchemy of unique people coming together with shared goals. 

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Phoenix Rose Designs created this beautiful online platform. SixteenJuly designed my logo. Original photos are from the amazing She Saw Things, Jennifer Alyse, and Danielle Cohen. All content is original. xo