Lizanne Ury

Compassion Ambassador

Brief info

Lizanne is a group facilitator and coach, focusing on self-development and self-knowledge.
For the last fifteen years, she has conducted workshops and courses in the US, Europe, India, and Brazil.
She has worked with individuals and couples, as well as with inmates in the state prisons of Colorado/US and Boulder County Jail, holding groups of self-awareness.

She is also a Somatic Experience therapist and facilitates groups in the Authentic Relating method.
A resident of Boulder, she is originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is married and has three grown children.

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Fritzi Horstman

Founder and Executive Director


Fritzi Horstman is the Founder and Executive Director of Compassion Prison Project. She is a Grammy-award winning producer for her work on “The Defiant Ones”, has been a producer and post-producer on dozens of television projects and documentaries and has directed several films. She believes it is urgent to bring humanity and compassion to those living behind bars and these acts will help transform our society. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Vassar College.

Lizanne Ury