Contributors

Contributors

Abhayraj Naik

Abhayraj Naik

Creating new initiatives, solving difficult problems, guiding exceptional leaders, promoting transformative learning, and achieving extraordinary goals.
My consultancy and advisory work bring together communication, design, evaluation, innovation, monitoring, learning, research, strategy, and implementation.
My research and teaching focus on a deep appreciation of context and on cultivating pathways for transformative new possibilities. https://www.linkedin.com/in/abhayraj-naik-777147148/

Abhijit Sina

Abhijit Sinha

Abhijit Sinha is the Founder and CEO of an International Non-profit Organisation called Project DEFY. Through his organisation he creates a new variety of learning spaces which have no teachers, exams or curricula; where children and adults of all ages decide what, when and how they learn. These learning spaces, called Nooks, started in a small village in Karnataka and are now spreading around the world. projectdefy.org

Abhishek Gupta

Abhishek Gupta

An IIT Delhi alumnus and a Software Engineer, Abhishek leads NavGurukul a non-profit which runs a 1-year job guaranteed residential courses for women from rural and tribal India. More than 750 students from 20+ states in the country stay on their campus, learn and get jobs as Software Programmers – without a degree, college, professor or exams. 

https://navgurukul.org/

Alex Bretas

Writer, Speaker and Self-Directed Learning Architect. Alex is a member of Teya, an ecosystem of innovative learning initiatives. He is also one of the co-founders of ALC São Paulo, the first Agile Learning Center in Brazil. For several years, Alex has been researching topics such as lifelong learning, self-directed learning, free and democratic education, dialogue and group facilitation.

https://alexbretas.com/

Adler Yang

Adler Yang

Adler has been a volunteer, filmmaker, journalist, entrepreneur, and has experience in various fields throughout his life. Although the position he holds has constantly been changing, he always view himself as a forever learner. https://www.linkedin.com/in/adleryang/

Alex Epstein

Alex Epstein is an earthling, organizer, artist, farmer, educator, and student of the universe. Alex has spent 16 years building bridges across differences, organizing radically inclusive communities, and advocating for social & environmental justice. Alex believes deeply in the importance of local action and collaborative leadership, and is passionate about inspiring young people to find their role in creating sustainable social change. 

https://urbancreators.wpengine.com

Alinah Kelo Segobye

Alinah is an African futures thinker and practitioner and the Deputy Executive Director at the Human Sciences Research Council. Alinah researches in the areas of the archaeology of southern Africa, indigenous knowledge systems, heritage studies and development in Africa. Segobye has served as an advisor, facilitator and expert for a number of international organizations. 

Aline Catarina

Aline Catarina

Reconnecting with her ancestry, Aline recognized herself as an indigenous person and went through with her dream of becoming an educator. Her mission is to rescue their traditions with love and respect to their peoples and to the learning process through their art.

Aline Nunes dos Santos

Aline Nunes dos Santos – Institute of Molecular Biology of Parana – Brasil. MA in Education and Doctoral student in Environment and Development Studies at the Federal University of Paraná. Biologist (Federal University of Paraná). A lab technician at the Institute of Molecular Biology of Parana.

Alnoor Ladha

Alnoor Ladha

Alnoor’s work focuses on the intersection of political organizing, systems thinking, structural change and narrative work. He was the co-founder and Executive Director of The Rules, a global network of activists, organizers, designers, coders, researchers, writers and others focused on changing the rules that create inequality, poverty and climate change. TR started in 2012 as a time-bound project and an experiment in temporary organizational design, exploring new ways of how to work, play, and make trouble together. Alnoor comes from a Sufi lineage and writes about the crossroads of politics and spirituality in troubled times.  Twitter: Alnoor.ladha

Amisha Ghadiali

Amisha is an intuitive therapist, meditation and yoga teacher. She is the host and founder of the globally acclaimed podcast and community, All That We Are (Formally known as The Future Is Beautiful). Interested in where our inner and outer worlds dance, the podcast weaves together politics, spirituality, creativity, and sustainability – to inspire us each to rise up, move beyond silos, and co-create a Beautiful Future. https://www.amisha.co.uk/

Ana Calandrelli

Ana Calandrelli

I am a certified instructor of Río Abierto; a body, mind & soul human development system. We integrate diverse practices which bring us in touch with our unique beauty and interconnection as human beings. The approach is through our body. When our mind rests, our body deploys its wisdom.

http://rioabierto.org.ar/

Ananda Luz

Ananda Luz

Ananda Luz is an educator, a reading mediator, and a researcher on the fields of children literature and racial-ethnic relations.

Andreea Gatman

Andreea Gatman, ICF Coach & Educational Facilitator, BA in Political Science, MBA in Public Governance and Master in European Studies; 16 years working with projects, 12 years as a trainer & facilitator for teachers, researchers, health and public services. In the last 5 years working with teachers’ training and coaching to re imagine education from this perspective, in Finland. https://actonlearning.org/blog/

Ana Margarita Ávila Ochoa

Ana Margarita Ávila Ochoa

Desde hace 28 años es docente e investigadora en el campo del diseño, en la Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí. Participa de la red de Diseño y Desarrollo Social con otras universidades del país, para promover practicas del diseño en colaboración con distintas comunidades creadoras y productoras.
For 28 years she has been a teacher and researcher in the field of design at the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí. She participates in the Design and Social Development network with other universities in the country, to promote design practices in collaboration with different creative and producing communities

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Andrej Grubačić

Andrej Grubačić is the founding Chair of the Anthropology and Social Change department, incoming editor of the Journal of World-Systems Research, and affiliated faculty at the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine, UC Berkeley.

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Anna Terra

Anna Terra

Anna Terra is an Earthling and nonconformist to the imprisoning system of human beings. She is a clown, an actress, a singer, a percussionist and educator, with experience in art and creation for over 15 years.

Antônio Fernandes Góes Neto

Antônio Fernandes Góes Neto

Antônio Fernandes Góes Neto (researcher at Ceunir, Ph.D. candidate at the Faculty of Education, USP) has been carrying out ethnographic-based research as a linguist since 2012. https://eparreh.wordpress.com/

Arassary Xohã Pataxó

Arassary Xohã Pataxó

Arassary is a 23-year-old Brazilian young man of Pataxó ethnicity, plastic artist, griot apprentice, educator. His life-mission is rescuing what his people were forced to abandon, such as their culture, customs and language.

Bas van den Berg

Bringing Regenerative Education on the map! We are currently undergoing one of the largest transitions in human history, from an unsustainable towards a regenerative society. Nowhere is this transition more pressing or needed than in education. It is my mission to contribute to a new form of regenerating education that leads to social change. I would like to invite everyone to join me in this mission to redesign learning for a more circular, sustainable and social world.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bas-van-den-berg-351805107/?originalSubdomain=nl

Bayo Akomolafe

Bayo Akomolafe considers his most sacred work to be learning how to be with his daughter and son, Alethea Aanya and Kyah Jayden – and their mother, his wife and “life-nectar”, Ijeoma. “To learn the importance of insignificance” is the way he frames a desire to reacquaint himself with a world that is irretrievably entangled, preposterously alive and completely partial.

https://www.bayoakomolafe.net/

Bea Herbert

Bea Herbert

Bea founded States of Mind in 2017, driven by a desire to create change in how our society speaks about and supports experiences of emotional distress. She specialises in co-designing initiatives that promote young people’s wellbeing. Drawing on her training in Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy, Bea is the Project Manager and Lead Facilitator at States of Mind. 

Bechem Ayuk

Bechem Ayuk

Bechem is a revolutionary and radical educator in the fields of Pan-Africanism, evangelism, education and purpose discovery. He tells the truth for a living. His name ‘Bechem’ is a Bayangi name which means ‘to unite or put together’ and ‘Ayuk’ means ‘to listen’. His passion for making Mother AFRIKA the greatest again propelled him to start the BLACK EDUCATION MASTERCLASS; an online school where Mother AFRIKA’S authentic greatness is being taught. Where we teach the great things about Mother AFRIKA which are not being taught in schools because our educational system is corrupt and controlled by the conceptual west. https://www.linkedin.com/in/bechem-ayuk-50b75b186/?originalSubdomain=cm

Bianca Suyama

Bianca is a seeker, constantly journeying inwards and outwards to learn from our beautiful human and more-than-human world. She is the co-founder of Articulação Sul, an organization that promotes South-South cooperation, and member of the UniDiversidade das Kebradas. She sustains and nourishes multicultural spaces that give visibility to ancestral and peripheric wisdom.

https://articulacaosul.org
https://www.unikebradas.com.br

Björn Elmqvist

When the future seems to collapse in front of us, “bildung” can help us keep our feet on the ground and it can be humanity’s means of finding a road forward. I’m Björn Elmqvist a Highschool science teacher in Stockholm who has a deep interest in complexity and systems thinking. I have 2 dinosaurs.https://www.facebook.com/Medvedv
Bruce Goldstein

Bruce Goldstein

Bruce is an Associate Professor in Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. He researches how communities can combine forces to adapt to social and ecological challenges and foster transformational change.

Camilo Bossio

A social weaver from Colombia sometimes living in Ecuador, on both territories, he participates in Casa Latina, as part of alternative education networks: Ecoversities (Global) and Mushuk Away (Ecuador). He is a chaski (the one who carries the message) for these networks, mainly as a companion (or guide) of groups of youth since 2014 and as a communication manager.

Chevanni Davids

Chevanni Davids

Chévanni Davids -Father, Founder/ Listener/Feeler of the Reimagined Learning Centre/ Community, Life-long researcher in exploring the sacredness of life and learning through pedagogies of our future and past Ancestors.

https://www.facebook.com/ReimaginedLearningCentre https://www.instagram.com/reimaginedlearning/?hl=en

 

 

Ciaran

Ciaran Hraklhs Macqueen

I am a beautiful 15 year old kid I live in Corfu and go to school every day. Unfortunately. My hobbies and my personality are under development due to my age

Cooperativa Cacao

Autonomous Cooperative of Sharing and Learning in Oaxaca. CACAO is made up of Areli Nolasco, Edgardo García (Edi) and Miguel Angel García. Areli is an Oaxacan woman, chocolatier, nutritionist, mother of Ximena, proud of belonging to the original Ayuuk (Mixe) people. Edi is an out-of-school chocolatier and sociologist born in Oaxaca, a Zapotec, Ximena’s father. Fighter for autonomy, solidarity economy and food sovereignty. Miguel is a biologist and chocolatier from San Mateo Piñas Pochutla. Father of Mateo Benjamín. Teacher of biology and permaculture of children from elementary to high school.

https://cooperativacacao.wordpress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/cacaochocolate/

 

Crystal Forman

Crystal L. Forman, MPH, MHA is the Owner and educator of Holistic Wellness and Health. Holistic Wellness and Health makes healthy living easy, nutritious, delicious and fun with a focus on plant-based foods to help you live a healthier, compassionate and more vibrant life. Crystal uses a whole person approach focused on mind, body, soul and spirit to improve the quality of life for all beings. Holistic Wellness and Health offers healthy plant-based cooking classes, wellness workshops, health coaching, gardening consultation, and mindfulness meditation. 

https://holistic-wellnessandhealth.com/

https://www.facebook.com/HolisticWellnessandHealth/

https://www.instagram.com/holisticwellnessandhealth/

https://www.youtube.com/holisticwellnessandhealth

https://twitter.com/holisticwellnss

Cynthia Tina

Cynthia is the “community matchmaker” helping people join the hundreds of intentional communities she has visited and worked with around the globe. She is a speaker, educator, and co-director of the Foundation for Intentional Community.

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Daniel Christian Wahl

Daniel is an international consultant and educator specialising in biologically-inspired whole systems design and transformative innovation. He is a biologist (University of Edinburgh and University of California), holds an MSc in Holistic Science (Schumacher College) and a PhD in Design (CSND, University of Dundee, 2006). Daniel currently works for Gaia Education and the SMART UIB project of the Universidad de las Islas Balears. Triarchy Press published his first book, Designing Regenerative Cultures, in 2016. https://designforsustainability.medium.com/

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Daniel Wolpert

Daniel Wolpert, a healer and student of the spiritual life, has taught and led retreats in the fields of psychology, integrative medicine, and spiritual formation in numerous settings over the past 30 years. Co-founder and Executive Director of the Minnesota Institute of Contemplation and Healing, a Spiritual Director, and Presbyterian pastor, he is also the author of several books and multiple articles on spiritual life, leadership, and healing. micahprays.org

Daniela Brasil

Daniela Brasil

I am an artist, curator, facilitator and researcher. I work mostly on participatory and collaborative projects that foster transformative and emancipatory learning processes, especially in the context of subaltern knowledges and endangered cultures.

https://www.dailyrhythmscollective.com/

http://www.neubergcollege.org/

http://koenigbrasil.net/

Darren Silver

Darren Silver, MA, is a wilderness rite of passage guide, Nature-Connected Coach, ceremonialist, and innovative educator. He has over a decade of experience working with ritual, wilderness living skills, and guiding transformational experiences residentially and internationally.

www.darrensilver.earth 

David Abram

David Abram

David Abram is an American philosopher, cultural ecologist, and performance artist, best known for his work bridging the philosophical tradition of phenomenology with environmental and ecological issues. He is the author of Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology, published in 2010 and of The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-than-Human World, for which he received, among other awards, the international Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Abram

Delia Maria

Delia Knaebel

A retired professor and conveyor of the Friends of the Gandhi Museum.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/helping-hands-2b064017/?originalSubdomain=in

Diken Patel

Diken Patel

Jail University co-founder and member of Moved By Love social project at the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad.

https://www.movedbylove.org/

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Dilip Jain

Dilip Jain

Entrepreneurship, Education, and Environment are the 3E’s of Dilip’s work ethic and dJED Foundation also works at grass root level on same 3E’s. https://www.djed.in/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsI-RIUIyro 
Dolly Rateshwar

Dolly Rateshwar

While she was always working towards giving back to the community in the form of teaching students on the street since she was in college, she has finally focused her career on delivering social impact through “The Dharavi Dream Project’s #AfterSchoolofHiphop” – an initiative to give hip-hop artists (under-served talent) of Asia’s biggest slum a platform. https://www.linkedin.com/in/dollyrateshwar/?originalSubdomain=in

Diana Pellegrini

Diana de Paula Pellegrini

Diana de Paula Pellegrini is a master’s student at the Faculty of Education, USP, and a researcher and educator at Ceunir’s program on Indigenous School Education since 2012.

Elie Ghanem

Elie Ghanem

Elie Ghanem is a professor of Sociology of Education at the Faculty of Education of the University of São Paulo (USP), where he coordinates the Ceunir research group.

Ella Gregory

Ella Gregory

My life is spent in dedication to fostering a peaceful and compassionate human presence on Earth, one where all can thrive and love permeates. Through my studying and work in a social enterprise I explore this move to a way of life that values the Earth and all that lives with us. https://www.statesofmind.org

https://selfology.io/

Eileen Walz

Eileen sparks learning by designing experiences and asking what we can learn from them. She has a background in systems, design, UX research, and asking big questions. 

https://unleashedlearning.org/

Emilio Fantin

Emilio Fantin

Emilio Fantin creates the conditions for dialectic interaction between different types of knowledge. He generates spaces and situations in which he invites people to share a non-geographical area, an area in which intense dynamics of exchange arise, with the aim of experimenting what he calls “the aesthetic of not perceivable”. He collaborated with international institutions as well independent realities.

https://www.poeticsofnonperceptible.com/

Erioluwa Adeyinka

My work focuses on the intersection of education, business and development. I enjoy building communities, managing projects and spaces that can make people thrive. I do this by leveraging technology, spaces and networks that can make people thrive and grow.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/erioluwaadeyinka/?originalSubdomain=ng

Fabienne Vailes

Fabienne Vaile

Educator with over 24 years experience, mother of 2 boys, podcaster on a mission to change the face of education. www.flourishingeducation.co.uk 

La Foresta

Foresta Collective

Foresta Collective is a fluid collective of persons (human and not only), places and projects that share an intention, a set of inquiries and gentle steps unfolding towards a more ecological mindset through learning formats, collective practice, self-initiated publishing. 

https://www.laforesta.co/seasonal-academy

https://www.laforesta.co/dojo

https://www.laforesta.co/foresta-kids

Four Arrows

Four Arrows

Donald Trent Jacobs, also known as Wahinkpe Topa or Four Arrows, is an American college professor, writer and activist for American Indian rights whose work has focused on indigenous worldviews, wellness and counter-hegemonic education. https://www.fourarrowsbooks.com/

Francisco Morejón

Es filósofo y educador. Co-fundador y Director de QILAS, combina una formación en filosofía política y teorías de la educación, materias que estudió en University College Maastricht (Holanda), la University of California, Berkeley y University College London.

https://www.qilas.org/

Francisco Durán del Fierro

Es sociólogo y actualmente realiza sus estudios de doctorado en Inglaterra; su proyecto de investigación explora la dimensión ética de la crítica en la academia en Chile. Ha sido profesor e investigador en la Universidad de Chile.

Frederic Labarthe

Frederic Labarthe

Freelance mentor/healer/teacher, a living heart and an almost missionary faith in the power we all have to heal, love, empower and grow ourselves for good. https://fredericlabarthe.com/

 

Gaell Mainguy

Gaëll Mainguy

Director of Development & International Relations at the Learing Planet Institute. https://www.learningplanetinstitute.org/en
 
Geci Karuri-Sebina

Geci Karuri-Sebina

Geci is a scholar-practitioner based in Johannesburg working in the intersection between people, place and technological change. She is a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Witwatersrand’s School of Governance (South Africa), and a curator in The Emergence Network.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gecik/

Genaro Vásquez Vásquez

Genaro Vásquez Vásquez

Originario y arraigado a la Región Ayuujk y hablante de la variante de Tlahuitoltepec Oaxaca México. Explorador en las aventuras epistemológicas de la educación alternativa, el ambiente y la sustentabilidad rural, la interculturalidad y los pueblos indígenas. Actualmente es colaborador del Instituto Superior Intercultural Ayuuk.

Gerardo Lopez Amaro

Gerardo López Amaro

Gerardo engages in activist scholarship around Buen Vivir, ecopedagogies and practices of re-existence. He explores ways to highlight the many experiments that co-create viable alternatives to the current system and address the global challenges of our times. https://enlivenedcooperative.org/

Gregory Cajete

Gregory Cajete, Ph.D. (Santa Clara Pueblo), Native American educator whose work is dedicated to honoring the foundations of Indigenous knowledge in education. Dr. Cajete is a Tewa Indian from Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. He has served as a New Mexico Humanities scholar in ethno botany of Northern New Mexico and as a member of the New Mexico Arts Commission. https://nas.unm.edu/people/faculty/cajete-gregory.html

Gunther Dietz

Gunther has studied Anthropology, Hispanic Studies, Philosophy and Sociology. Main research interests: minority integration and development policies in indigenous regions, ethnicity, interculturality, and intercultural / inter-religious education; ethnic and/or multiculturalist movements and non-governmental organizations as new social actors.

https://www.uv.mx/personal/gdietz/

 

Harsh Wardhan

Harsh Wardhan

Weaver at Ecoversities Alliance, Administrative Coordinator at Indian Multiversities Alliance and Community Organizer at 2069?: The Youth Fest

http://ecoversities.org

https://www.multiversities.net/

Hermes de Sousa

Hermes de Sousa

Liderança comunitária e fundador do Instituto Nova União da Arte-NUA, (Escola Debaixo da Ponte). Hermes também é criador do coletivo produtivo Flor de Cabruêra, Programa Quebrada Sustentável e facilitador do G.A.U (Grupo de Agricultoras Urbanas), referência na cidade de São Paulo.

Helena Norberg-Hodge

Helena Norberg-Hodge

Founder and director of Local Futures, a non-profit organization “dedicated to the revitalization of cultural and biological diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide.”

https://www.localfutures.org/

Inez Aponte

Inez Aponte

Inez Aponte is a storyteller, eductaor and creative facilitator. She co-founded Crazy Beautiful World with her teenage son in order to create spaces where teens and elders could connect to build the intergenerational wisdom needed to navigate the 21st Century.  https://crazybeautiful.world/

Iracema Gavilán

Iracema Gavilán

Geógrafa, activista, madre, defensora del territorio, colaboradora con las luchas de pueblos campesinos y originarios en el Altiplano potosino. http://www.catedraalonso-ciesas.udg.mx/content/movimientos-culturales-en-defensa-del-territorio-extractivismos-y-megaproyectos-en-el

Javed Omardeen

Javed Omardeen

Javed Omardeen lives and practices organic and ecologically sustainable farming in Brasso Seco, a small mountain village in the Caribbean island of Trinidad. He works on an evolving farming system that aims to support, nourish and enrich both native and cultivated species, while providing food for humans. He believes that we can observe the forest and gain many insights and hints into how we should model our farming systems.

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Jayne Fleener

Dr. Fleener is a Professor in Adult, Workforce and Continuing Professional Education at NC State University and a member of the Association of Professional Futurists. Her scholarly work focuses on facilitating and supporting organizational, community and individual learning and transformation. She works with entrepreneurs, futurists, ecosystem builders, female leaders and innovators to support transformational efforts.  Dr. Fleener spent 17 years in academic leadership as a dean at three different universities before returning to the faculty in 2015.

https://blockchaineducation.info/

Jinan K B

Jinan K B

Jinan considers himself a victim of modern education, cognitively rewired to understand the word instead of the world. Living with illiterate people and on quitting reading enabled him to understand the natural cognitive system, based on the natural propensity of any living being to make sense of the world and to trace the cause for modern human’s alienation.

http://ekfoundation.in/

https://www.beinginbeauty.org/ https://rethinkingfoundation.weebly.com/ https://linktr.ee/JINANKB

Jelena Vasic

Jelena Vasic

Jelena is an educator, independent interdisciplinary scholar-practitioner, dancer, and movement facilitator.
She holds a Master of Education in Adult Education and Community Development from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto. Her classes and workshops integrate her academic background in transformative and embodied learning with her yoga, Ayurveda, and Eastern philosophy studies. She is currently conducting an independent research project, Metamorphosis Through Movement, which explores the transformative power of dance. www.jelenavasic.com

Joe Brewer

Joe Brewer

Joe has a unique background in physics, math, philosophy, atmospheric science, complexity research, and cognitive linguistics. More than a decade ago, he left the academy to trail blaze a path for other research practitioners to follow. https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-brewer-4957925/

John A Duvall

Former professor of Communications and Media Studies at Elon University (NC) and Dominican University of California. MFA in Cinema Production (University of Southern California), PhD in Transformative Studies (California Institute of Integral Studies). Active in Transition Town movement for 15 years; Current participant in Transition Schools initiative. Author of The Environmental Documentary: Cinema Activism in the 21st Century (2017). https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpbnMf5JKiv2nGlQFqUeGdg

John Foran

John Foran

Scholar-activist-radical in the global climate justice movement, recovering sociologist, seeker of system alternatives with heart, member of the Eco Vista community and Eco Vista U, teaches sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.

https://ecovistacommunity.com/

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John Holloway

John Holloway (born 1947) is a lawyer, Marxist-oriented sociologist and philosopher, whose work is closely associated with the Zapatista movement in Mexico, his home since 1991. He is currently a professor at the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences at the Autonomous University of Puebla.

John Holloway (sociologist) – Wikipedia

 

Jonathan Dawson

Jonathan Dawson

Until recently a long-term resident at the Findhorn ecovillage and a former President of the Global Ecovillage Network, Jonathan Dawson is a sustainability educator and Programme Coordinator and Senior Lecturer for the Regenerative Economics programme at Schumacher College.

https://campus.dartington.org/regenerative-economics/

Juliana Machado

Juliana Machado

I am an architect and psychoanalyst and I have been dedicating my time to education since 2002. I combine psychic constructions with cognitive processes and help people to be masters of their learning process.

https://www.enrolyourself.com/brazil/ https://agilelearningcenters.org/

Justine McConville

Justine McConville

Justine McConville is a facilitator and literacy specialist at The Village Free School in Portland, OR, USA.

www.villagefreeschool.org

Kai Werder

Kai Werder

Kai Werder aims to curate healing spaces that invite curiosity, connection, and transformation. Kai is a clinical-community social worker, sex educator, care laborer, and writer who has a decade of experience providing social-justice informed education and counseling to underrepresented populations. As care lead, they collaborate with Spring Up’s team to devise and implement strategies that help clients build environments that center the values of accountability, consent, generative conflict, non-binary thinking, and radical imagination

Kate Morales

Kate Morales

Kate’s work as a graphic recorder, visual facilitator, writer, printmaker and culture creator uses image, symbol, story, memory, affect, and intuition to help the wisdom in a collective be known to itself. Currently making home on Muskoke Territory in Atlanta, GA, Kate is a mixed-race, queer parent in community. They are a Cultural-Animist Somatics practitioner, capoerista and devoted student of black feminism, fungi, and love. @crowcamino

Kelly Teamey

Kelly Teamey

Kelly has been active in the fields of international/sustainable development and education for the past 20 years as an activist, researcher and facilitator – in the US, EU, South Asia and Latin America. More recently, aside from mothering two young children, she has been co-designing participatory and transformative pedagogies and research methodologies, especially those that engage directly with local ecologies and communities.

Kaushiek Pranoo

Kaushiek Pranoo

Kaushiek is the co-founder of ‘Unlearning Ashram’, which offers facilitated offerings around Unlearning, Yoga and Facilitation. He summarizes his journey so far as,
“I can see. I can respond. I can bow down.

Keri Facer

Keri Facer

Keri is Professor of Educational and Social Futures at the University of Bristol, works on the relationship between education, time, pasts-futures and change, as well as building deep collaborations between universities and the communities they are part of. She is currently advising the UNESCO Futures of Education programme, planting a food forest, writing a book on living in time and trying to develop a network of ‘civic’ universities to mobilise their role as anchor institutions in local communities to address climate change. https://kerifacer.wordpress.com/about/

Kim William Gordon

Kim William Gordon

Dr. Kim William Gordon holds his PhD in Educational Leadership with a field of study focused on the use of Artificial Intelligence in Educational Technologies. His published work is on the organizational implementation of AI augmented Adaptive Learning Technology within a highly modified educational setting.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/adaptive-learning-technology-changes-everything-gordon-phd/

Komal Shah

Komal Shah

Komal Shah is an educational consultant and thought leader on a mission to transform the world through conscious education. After Komal spent five years in the Teach For America and received an MBA from University of Southern California, she now leverages her passion for education by shifting outdated educational paradigms and transforming the educational system for the betterment of all children.

https://thekomalshah.com/press https://www.linkedin.com/in/consultkomal

Kyle Angelos McQueen

Kyle Angelos McQueen

Hi I’m Kyle, I’m 18 years old soon I’m half Greek half Scottish and live in Corfu.

Kwarasy Tupinambá

Kwarasy Tupinambá

Kwarasy is a 20-year-old Brazilian young woman with Tupinambá ethnicity who has been autonomously studying since she was 12. She is a mother, herbalist, plastic artist and soon a natural gynecology therapist.
@wnuana_artesindigenas @kwarasy.sol

Lakshmi Venugopal

Lakshmi Venugopal

Lakshmi brings her diverse international experience in the environment field spanning two decades, from activist to project manager to researcher to facilitator. She is an experienced facilitator of Deep Ecology and the Work That Reconnects. Her sessions help people rediscover their profound connection to themselves, each other and the Earth. She is the founder of Inner Climate academy, a project that provides spaces for inner reflection & inquiry, collaborative research & dialogue, and facilitated explorations that lead to personal and societal transformation of our relationship with the living Earth. https://innerclimateacademy.org/about/our-team/

Laniece Herron

Laniece Herron

Motivational speaker and experienced coaching professional. By providing clients with the right tools and knowledge, Laniece has helped clients unleash their potential, paving the way towards both personal and professional success.

https://laniecelistens.com/

 

Lauren Breland

Lauren Breland is a force. She’s a fierce advocate for human rights, educator and facilitator, engaging motivational speaker, poet, former U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, and believer in the ability of all humans to transform their lives for the better. 

www.laurenproper.com

Lauren Hage

Lauren Hage

Lauren Hage (she/her) is Executive Director and co-founder of the Weaving Earth Center for Relational Education, an educational nonprofit that encourages the study and practice of “Earth Intimacy”, “Co-Liberation”, “Embodiment” and “Prayerful Action” as key approaches for addressing the social and ecological crises of our times. She comes from Ashkenazi Jewish (Russian), Sicilian, and Scottish ancestry. As an educator, consultant, ecological designer, and creative, Lauren is dedicated to supporting people to pursue their passions and shape their actions from a foundation rooted in interrelationship. Her work and play are an expression of her prayer for eco-social co-liberation. (www.weavingearth.org).

 
Leene de Souza

Leene de Souza

Leene is a pedagogue and has been a psychopedagogue for 15 years. She is currently a postgraduate student in Behavioral Psychopedagogy, with focus on applied behavioral analysis.

Liam Kavanagh

Liam Kavanagh

Liam Kavanagh is a cognitive scientist turned contemplative activist. His work centers around disputing received ideological reality through all means: rational, contemplative, imaginative, and mythical.

https://lifeitself.us/

Madhur Anand

Facilitator and Program Developer at Sehatvan, an action-research space for Forest Therapy. Madhur creates spaces for sustainable health, self-reliance, and resilience through exploring the power of nature. https://sehatvan.in/

Maia Laperle

Maia Laperle

Maia is a community-engaged, multimedia journalist, an artist, and a youth advocate. Maia lives in Portland, OR and works with Spaceship Media, creating journalism to bridge divides.

https://maialaperle.weebly.com/about.html

Manish Freeman

Manish Freeman

Manish has designed Game-a-thon, which includes circular dances, non-competitive and co-operative games. In this digital era where people are leading a life of isolation, his games are a welcome change. Team-building, leadership skills, communication skills, stress management, conflict resolution, constructive feedback and so forth.. all of these are natural outcomes.

http://linkedin.com/in/manish-freeman-a7ab34169

Manish Jain

Co-founder of the Swaraj University which is India’s first self-designed learning university dedicated to regeneration of local culture, local economy and local ecology. He is also a co-founder of the Learning Societies Network and has pioneered the Learning Societies Unconference in India.

https://www.swarajuniversity.org/

http://ecoversities.org

Marc Herbst

Marc Herbst

Marc Herbst is an broadly interdisciplinary researcher, artist, editor/publisher and sometimes activist whose core experiences are built upon work on the Journal of Aesthetics & Protest he co-founded in Los Angeles in 2000. https://www.transartinstitute.org/people/marc-herbst

Maria Agraciada

Maria Agraciada

Co-creator of the Etno Institute, an Education, Culture and Socio-environmental centre, based on local and indigenous communities ways of learning and living.

https://www.instagram.com/institutoetno/

Marie Metenier

Marie Metenier is Associate Lecturer for Movement, Mind, and Ecology at Schumacher College.

https://campus.dartington.org/movement-mind-and-ecology/ 

Marina Pechlivanis

Marina Pechlivanis

Founding partner of Umbigo do Mundo, post-Graduate Professor in Holistic Marketing, Knowledge Economy and Customer Relations. Author of the books “Management of Enchantment 1 and 2″, “Gift Economy: the new economic miracle” and “Gifting”, among other titles including children’s literature. Works on projects for NGOs, including the Educational Platform for Kindness and Generosity

https://www.gentilezagenerosidade.org.br/

Maude Dikobe

Maude Dikobe

Dr. Maude Dikobe is an educator with over 25 years of teaching and research in higher education.  Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of Botswana where she teaches literature and the expressive arts of Africa and the African Diaspora, and feminist literary criticism. Her teaching philosophy is influenced by bell hook’s philosophy of “teaching to transgress”. In her book, Teaching to Transgress: Education as a Practice of Freedom, hooks (1998:8) insists that, “The classroom remains space of possibility in the academy”.

Medha Medha

I am agent of Divine love and light, spreading love and light through my different roles in life – as mother, activist, journalist , professor and spiritual seeker ….

https://youtube.com/watch?v=hDnAUajKSw8&feature=share

Michelle Teran

Michelle Teran

Michelle Teran is an educator, artist and researcher. She is Research Professor Social Practices as Willem de Kooning Academy (WdKA).

Marc Herbst is an editor, artist, publisher with a long-term engagement in social movements. He is a co-editor of the Journal of Aesthetics & Protest and he co-founded in 2001 in Los Angeles. http://www.ubermatic.org/?p=3250

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Miguel Casar

Miguel is a an adjunct professor at Cal-State Dominguez Hills and a doctoral researcher at the Center for the Transformation of Schools at UCLA. His scholarship and movement work, which are grounded and inspired by the critical, fugitive, abolitionist, and decolonial traditions, focus on the tensions and generative potential that emerge in the ‘third space’ between schools as places of social reproduction, racial violence, colonial and neoliberal assimilation, and the legitimizing of injustice; and schools as places of deep democracy, radical imagination, community healing, and liberation.https://inmotionmagazine.com/er20/mc-rodriguez-20-transform-schools-now.html
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Mihai Banulescu

Mihai’s six-word memoir is “Ivy League computer grad, still recovering.” Freshly out of college, Mihai failed at being a “good” high school teacher at four different schools. He has come to accept that his life’s purpose is to reinvent education, and he is currently building OROWS (One Room, One World Schoolhouses), a community of schools (or rather, self-directed education communities) that can start the process of cleaning up that mess, and supporting kids and staff in being happy and self-aware. 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/10wI2EQ5OHyCRP5g_d5FjkljF690DQydFtE5JTMu034A/edit  

Morag Gamble

Morag Gamble

For the past 25 years, as a Global Permaculture Ambassador, Morag Gamble has led programs in 22 countries. Local food systems and permaculture education have seen her teach in communities and universities around the globe – most recently at Schumacher College in England – and leading a Food Politics course at Griffith University.

Morag lives amidst an award-winning permaculture education garden in a UN recognised permaculture village, and works with city farmers, school farmers, community gardeners, and educators. https://www.moraggamble.com/

Mugove Walter Nyika

Mugove Walter Nykia

My mission is to use my life skills, land use design skills and passion for the environment to listen, encourage and share with everyone, especially the children to be empowered to look after themselves and the environment for the common good. I have played a central role in the development of the integrated land-use design (ILUD) process as a tool for whole school land design and building community resilience. 

Naryan Wong

Naryan Wong

Naryan is weaving the movement of movements – helping humanity to coordinate on its most challenging systemic problems. His work includes thinking about thinking, talking about thinking, and thinking about talking about thinking.

www.thinkbetter.ca

www.cultivatingleadership.com

The Flourishing of All Living Things Map

Natali Laurini

Natali Laurini

Sueño con un mundo desescolarizado, por lo tanto más consciente y humano. Me encuentro impulsando el Yachay Away (Tejido de Sabiduría) de la Red Ecuatoriana de Educación Alternativa Mushuk Away , un espacio de diálogo de saberes para el buen vivir, nutrida por la familia global ecoversitaria.  En nuestra comunidad intencional SER Nos encontramos fortaleciendo los diversos espacios de aprendizaje vivo y sanación consciente, con enfoque ambiental, transgeneracional e intercultural.    

Namrata (Nnaumrata) Arora

Namrata (Nnaumrata) Arora

Systems Thinking Researcher, Circle Convenor, Social Artist, Conscious Living Coach, Workshop Facilitator, Writer, Changemaker, Founder of Life Beyond Motherhood (now Enactive Systems) and Zemyna Foundation, Director and Board Member for SCIO (Systems and Complexity in Organisations, India), Nnaumrata brings with her 22 years of work experience including a corporate career in organisational learning and development. Currently pursuing her PhD from the University of Hull, UK, Nnaumrata has been convening circles for over four years including a Circle for Women in Systems Thinking at the International Society for Systems Science. Life Positive Magazine’s 24th Anniversary edition released in India in April 2020, named Nnaumrata as one of the 14 faces driving social change in India.

Nick Graham

Nick Graham

9x startup / NGO founder with a passion for weaving impact communities.

Operations Weaver @ TransformationsCommunity.org

Co-Founder @ WeavingLab.org

Co-Author Future Skills for the 2020s: A New Hope: FutureSkills2020s.com

Nefeli Valerie

Nefeli Valerie

Hello : ) I am 16 years old and I have lived in Corfu almost all my life. I have also lived in the Netherlands, Germany, Crete and Evia. I love singing, music, dancing, painting and above all partying with my friends. I love taking care of young children and having fun with them. I also like meeting new people and having deep conversations. https://springacademy.gr/en/home/

Passy Amayo Ogolla

Passy Amayo Ogolla

Passy is the African Network Weaver at the School of International Futures and a Program Manager at the Society for International Development

Passy has a little over 4-years of experience leading the implementation of the Sustainable Energy Futures (SEF) for Eastern Africa Programme’s research, dialogue and evidence-based policy recommendation processes and any linkages to climate change related activities at the Society for International Development (SID). https://soif.org.uk/about/passy-ogolla/

Red de Mujeres Artesanas

Red de Mujeres Artesanas

Somos una Red de mujeres artesanas, cocineras tradicionales y productoras del campo que somos conscientes de nuestra responsabillidad en la formación de las personas que se harán cargo de Nuestra Madre Tierra cuando nosotras ya no estemos aquí. Margarita y Gerardo de la uaslp
Saraleth y Carmen de Tlalij a.c.
Soledad y francisca de la red de mujeres

pavel-cenkl

Pavel Cenkl

Pavel Cenkl is Head of Schumacher College, and oversees Programme Development for Movement, Mind, and Ecology.

https://campus.dartington.org/movement-mind-and-ecology/ 

Peninah Lesorogol

Peninah is an activist and Empowers Women in her village through beautiful beadwork.https://youtube.com/channel/UCHaPhiTKub1MGjL1d1ydYhghttps://www.samburu.at/
Pramod Parajuli

Pramod Parajuli

Founder/Principal of Annapurna Pluriversities: Regenerating Lifesystems, Livelihoods, Learning and Leadership, Professor Parajuli is a thought leader, regenerative thinker/educator, anthropologist, and a political ecologist, focusing on bio-culturalities and foodsystems.

https://issuu.com/lmfrolich/docs/pramodbioculturalregenerationclimatechange2

Rachel Sweeney

 

Rachel Sweeney is Programme Lead and Senior Lecturer for Movement, Mind, and Ecology at Schumacher College.

https://campus.dartington.org/movement-mind-and-ecology/ 

Rehana Tejpar

Rehana Tejpar

Rehana is a facilitator of systems change processes in organizations with over 15 years of experience in facilitating participatory, arts-based and equity-centered change, integrating embodied play and theatre to deepen authentic connection and re-imagine possibilities.
https://www.bloomworld.org/

https://medium.com/bloom-consulting

Riel Miller

For over thirty years Riel Miller has been pioneering advances in the theory & practice of using the future as a means to improve management & public policy, with a focus on transformational leadership. He has designed & implemented hundreds of projects worldwide, using the future in order to change what people see and do. He is an experienced & innovative educator, a pioneer of Futures Literacy & the Discipline of Anticipation. He is widely published in academic journals & other media on a range of topics, from the future of education & the Internet to the transformation of leadership & productivity. He is an accomplished keynote speaker & facilitator. His unflagging ambition is to find ways to put the richness of complex emergence at the service of humanity’s capacity to be free.

Roy Lincoln Karp

Roy Karp

Roy Karp is an experienced educator, freelance writer, and social entrepreneur. He is founder of Rozzie Bound, a cooperative book store that he envisions as a vital “third place” for gathering, shared learning, and community building.http://www.rozziebound.com
Rita Valencia

Rita Valencia

Rita Valencia es una mujer mesoamericana que camina con varios pueblos en movimiento, principalmente en México y Colombia. Nacida en el altiplano central de México, ha vivido en varias geografías y trabajado, siempre sintiéndose incómoda, en ese vórtice que se forma entre la academia y la militancia. De naturaleza nomádica, actualmente trabaja y aprende en colaboraciones multiespecie con abejas nativas y con la red de relaciones de la tierra (Soil Food Web). https://infrastructure-reworldings.com/

Roxana

Roxana Pey Tumanoff

Es Licenciada en Biología y Doctora en Ciencias con mención en Biología Celular de la Universidad de Chile. Realizó una estadía postdoctoral en Alemania y diversas estadías de investigación científica y sobre educación superior en Estados Unidos, Alemania y Holanda.

Sanjay Fernandes

Sanjay Fernandes

Economist, interaction designer, educator, electronic musician and dad. His work focuses on inspiring individual and large scale change through facilitation, conversation, research and sensible use of technology. Founder of SOLE Colombia Foundation whose purpose is to transform the future of learning in Colombia.

www.solecolombia.org

Sara Jolena Wolcott

Sara Jolena Wolcott

Healer, minister, eco-theologian, Legacy Advisor and founding director of the international learning community gathering under the banner of Sequoia Samanvaya: connecting the disconnected through ReMembering and ReEnchanting our world. Re-originating climate change into colonization; re-originating ourselves into our human-earth family. https://www.sarajolena.com/

Sarah Elisa Kelly

Sarah Elisa Kelly

Specialising in cultural theory and critical thinking, Sarah’s research questions how we think, speak and relate to the world as a whole. Sarah lectures on the MA Engaged Ecology programme at Schumacher College.

https://www.schumachercollege.org.uk/

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar

Life-long activist and former monk, Satish Kumar has been inspiring global change for over 50 years. In his 20s, Satish undertook a peace-pilgrimage for nuclear disarmament, walking without money from India to America. Now in his 80s, Satish has devoted his life to campaigning for ecological regeneration, social justice and spiritual fulfilment. An acclaimed author and international speaker, Satish founded The Resurgence Trust, an educational charity that seeks a just future for all. To join Satish in protecting people and planet become a member of Resurgence (with 20% off), entitling you to this charity’s change-making magazine, Resurgence & Ecologist. 

Sevine Clarey

Sevine Clarey

Sevine is a white bodied, mad and queer somatic healer, body-inquirer and are a transformative justice educator at Spring Up. They believe that the power of justice and liberation is rooted in our bodies and center embodiment, consent and queer dreaming as practices of accountability and transformation. Sev loves storytelling, dancing in the wind, consensual tickling, and holding space for questions and wonderings that last into the night.

Sharon Stein

Sharon Stein

I am a white settler scholar whose research brings critical and decolonial perspectives to the study and practice of internationalization, decolonization, and sustainability in higher education. 

https://edst.educ.ubc.ca/facultystaff/sharon-stein/

Shephali Patel

Shephali Patel

Shephali is a traditional ecologist, regenerative farmer, and educator. Through a lens of “land as pedagogy” she designs and facilitates several flagship educational programs to train beginner farmers, K-12 youth, and climate activists that empower them to develop pathways of access to underserved communities, and lay the foundations for a more-than-human future powered by ancestral wisdom and interspecies collaboration. You can follow her work @shewildxo.

Shilpa Jain

Shilpa Jain serves as the Executive Director of YES! – connecting, inspiring, and collaborating with changemakers for thriving, just and regenerative ways of life for all.  www.yesworld.org

Shruti Tharayil

Shruti co-runs the space Unlearning Ashram in Calicut, Kerala. Shruti is also the founder for Forgotten Greens, an initiative focussing on reviving and reclaiming the fast disappearing knowledge systems of uncultivated greens.

https://linktr.ee/forgottengreens

Shubham Srivastav

Shubham Srivastav

Shubham is a lover, hugger and giver. For her, the idea of healing begins with the simple art of giving. Soulful and a ball of positive energy, she gets you involved in her sessions, gradually moving you towards experiencing the power of healing. 

Silvia Rivera Cusicangui

Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui is an Aymara/Bolivian feminist sociologist/historian/activist. She is one of the best known ‘decolonial’ thinkers in Latin America who contests the use of the term ‘decolonial’. Her scholar activism goes back to the early 1970s. 

https://globalsocialtheory.org/thinkers/cusicanqui-silvia-rivera/

Sonia Fatima

Sônia Fátima Schwendler

Sônia Fátima Schwendler – Faculty of Education, Federal University of Parana – Brasil.
PhD in Iberian and Latin American Studies (Queen Mary University of London). Pedagogue and MA in Rural Extension (Federal University of Santa Maria). Associate Professor at the Graduate Program in Education – Federal University of Paraná, Brazil.

Sophie Strand

Sophie Strand is a writer focused on the intersection of spirituality, storytelling, and ecology. Her first book of essays The Flowering Wand: Rewilding the Sacred Masculine is forthcoming from Inner Traditions Fall 2022. http://sophiestrand.com/

Sukhmani Kohli

Sukhmani Kohli

Sukhmani has been a theatre and clown practitioner for 18 years. She is a clown performer and has directed several productions in clowning and theatre. She facilitates through the wisdom of the clown, to assist others in releasing shame and practice self acceptance, to feel free to be real and authentic and have deep, transformative experiences. 

www.purplemangoes.com

Steven England

Steven England

Founder and trainer: The Art of Sustainability.

https://theartofsustainability.co.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/TheArtofSustainability/

Sweta Daga

Sweta Daga

A storyteller and facilitator based in Bangalore, who works across platforms, from television and film to theatre. As a freelance journalist, she has worked in India focusing on climate justice with intersections in gender and equity. She has also facilitated workshops with change makers across the world on systemic change. She also works with The Gigatonne Challenge, a global grassroots movement looking to reduce CO2e emissions through local teams.

Thais Pacheco Mantovani

Thais Pacheco Mantovani

Master in Holistic Science at Schumacher College (UK) and passionate about nature, Thais co funded EcoUniversity aiming to drive systemic changes through educational platforms facilitating dialogues between different worldviews and opening space for a more regenerative human presence on the land. https://www.ecouniversidade.com/ https://www.instagram.com/ecouniversidade/

Thien Quach

Thien Quach

Thien Quach is an entrepreneur, (un)educator, financial advisor, social experiment conductor, and experiencer who senses what emerges for a more beautiful world. He is the founder and co-founder of: The Soil Project – an international alternative higher education and gap year program, VCIL Community and Starfish Community. His effort is to learn and create enterprises in reimagining education, economy, and business for a regenerative future. https://www.facebook.com/soil.vcil.education/

Traian Brumă

I call myself a Learning Architect: I design and nurture learning environments for self-directed learners. My mission is to instigate the rise of universities that are owned and self-organized by learners. I value freedom, courage, kindness and ice cream.

Tristan Mccowan

Professor of International Education at the Institute of Education, University College London. His research focuses on higher education and international development, particularly in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, including issues of access, quality, innovation and sustainability.

https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=TMCCO59

Udi Mandel

Udi Mandel

With 20 years of experience teaching in higher education and collaborating with communities in Europe, North and Latin America, Udi’s work focuses on the role and possibility of learning and collaboration to offer hopeful futures. Udi co-founded with Kelly Teamey and others the Enlivened Learning Project and the Ecoversities Alliance, an international alliance of learning places committed to social and ecological justice and regeneration.

https://www.enlivenedcooperative.org/

http://ecoversities.org

Valentina Raman

Valentina Raman

Valentina Raman is a social entrepreneur and community organizer specifically focused on education transformation. She is the Co-Founder & Community Organizer for YouthxYouth (YxY, “Youth by Youth”), a global community for youth activists and adult allies dedicated to the reimagination & transformation of education. 

https://www.youthxyouth.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/valentinaraman/

www.instagram.com/valentina.jyoti/?hl=en

Valerie Duvauchelle

Valerie Duvauchelle

Contemplative activist and secular nomadic Zen nun (Soto lineage), Valerie Dai Hatsu shares the tenzo path of Zen community cooking wherever she goes. She is a member of the Collective Intelligence Cooperative in France, teaches The Work That Reconnects, and is an advisor to communities on food practices. Her book Le Goût Silencieux: la pratique zen de la nourriture was published by Actes Sud, France in 2018. For more about Valerie’s work, see her website La Cuisine de la Bienveillance (in French).

Vandana Asha

Vandana Asha

Vandana is an applied theatre practitioner and founder of Rang Karwan. She is a Journalist by education and an artist by birth. With her passion being music and dance since childhood, she enjoys working with adolescents and youth. Her interests and practice lies in creating spaces for communities and using arts in learning and pedagogy. She also believes and practices a minimalist and sustainable lifestyle.

https://www.rangkarwan.org/

Vera Luísa Franco

Vera Luísa Franco

I am a Next Culture Aliveness Catalyst and Evolution Abundance Midwife. I open paths to a regenerative culture by looking where not many people look, and asking questions that many don’t, and standing in the nothingness to create what has not been created yet with teams.

Possibilitymanagement.org

startover.xyz

Victoria Haro

Co-founder and co-director of Universidad del Medio Ambiente (University of the Environment – UMA) in Mexico, a formal university entirely focused on sustainability degrees in diverse disciplines. UMA is a community of practice where we learn by developing collaborative socio-environmental projects; exploring personal, interpersonal and transpersonal processes of regeneration.

https://umamexico.com/

Víctor López García

Víctor López García

Ingeniero Ambiental, egresado de la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana. UAM-Azcapotzalco. Egresado de la maestría en Educación Ambiental de la Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México (UACM). Coordinador Académico de la Universidad Revolución desde el año 2010, con su licenciatura en Desarrollo Local Sustentable. Profesor de nivel medio Superior y Superior desde el año 2010, en la Preparatoria 55 y la Universidad Revolución. Estudiante del Doctorado en Gestión Ambiental para el Desarrollo, por el Centro de Investigaciones Atmosféricas y Ecológicas (CIAE). Miembro del Consejo de Transformación Educativa (CTE) (México). Fundador de la Red de Universidades Alternativas (RUA) México

Vipul Rikhi

Vipul Rikhi

Vipul Rikhi is a writer, singer, storyteller, translator, dancer and meditator, immersed in the oral traditions of Kabir and other Bhakti and Sufi poets for over a decade. He is the author of several books of poetry, fiction and translation. He sings mystic poetry in the folk music traditions and performs widely.
https://vipulrikhi.com/  

Woman Stands Shining (Pat McCabe)

Woman Stands Shining, Pat McCabe, has the honor of being of the Dine (Navajo) Nation. A Life-Bringer, Life-Bearer Mother, writer, artist, activist, speaker and cultural liason, her work is driven by the study of the Science of Right Relations. Moving from the central knowledge that We, The Five-Fingered-Ones, are born into Beauty, as Beauty, for Joyful Life, she brings the understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing into discussion and inquiry on Sustainability.

https://advaya.co/people/pat-mccabe

Xuramitra Peter Park

Xuramitra Peter Park

Xuramitra Peter Park is the Executive Director of the Monastic Academy (MAPLE), a spiritual and leadership training center. MAPLE works to culivate trustworthy, caring communities to address the existential risks of the dominant global systems. He holds a Masters in Philosophy, participated in over 10,000 hours of formal meditation, and trying to build a cabin.

Yeyo Beltrán

Yeyo Beltrán

Co-founder of Universidad de la Tierra en Oaxaca (Unitierra) and Herramientas para el Buen Vivir, AC. Through his work in the non-profit sector he has developed a deep respect for the capacity people have to make a good life (buen vivir) for themselves when they are able to freely take responsibility for their own communities.

https://buenvivientes.org/

Yiting Lin

Yiting Lin

Co-founder of Dao Dao Learning Community, a democratic educator, PR, and volunteer in various ways.
Yiting is a seeker and practitioner of democratic life who grew up in Taiwan. She keeps trying to play the role as a bridge between people/resources and needs, and create a deschooling community to support people to achieve self-achievement by sharing.
https://resources.daoedu.tw/

Zaid Hassan

Zaid Hassan

Zaid is a strategist, facilitator and writer who is passionate about bridging divides. His work is focused on supporting individuals, communities and institutions who recognize that new approaches are needed in order to shift contemporary intractable situations.He is CEO of 10 in 10, a new type of organisation, a cross between a foundation, a marketplace and a university. Our mission is to tackle ten global challenges in ten years. https://complexity.university/

Zoe Valerie

Zoe Valerie

I grew up in Corfu. I completed my postgraduate degree in Choreological Studies, Choreography and Education in 2002 at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London. I am the originator of ‘Ensoma’, an amalgam of therapeutic methods, movement techniques, improvisation and choreological study which cultivates the wisdom we embody. I am a founding member of Spring Academy, Eudec Greece, a regional chapter of the European Community for democratic education and Education Plus, the Greek Association for the support of Alternative and Emancipatory forms of education. Ι am a single parent of two teenagers.

Hospitality Team

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Addie Lentzer

My name is Addie Lentzner, I am a high school senior from Arlington Vermont. I am the founder of the Vermont Student Anti-Racism Network and also of the End Homelessness Vermont Coalition.

Andrea Gonzalez Andino

Researcher, professor and adventurer. Works with themes related to gender, sexuality, communications and internet, immigration, social movements, decolonial pedagogies, queer theory among others.

Ana Marica

Ana’s journey emerges at the intersection of learning design, organizational development and community building. On a mission to understand how communities can change for the better when self-directed learning principles are introduced in the educational process, she has spent the last 8 years researching, connecting and contributing to projects and communities from around the world who actively contribute to reimagining educational paradigms.

Andrea Gonzalez Andino

Researcher, professor and adventurer. Works with themes related to gender, sexuality, communications and internet, immigration, social movements, decolonial pedagogies, queer theory among others.

Andreea Gatman

Andreea Gatman, ICF Coach & Educational Facilitator, BA in Political Science, MBA in Public Governance and Master in European Studies; 16 years working with projects, 12 years as a trainer & facilitator for teachers, researchers, health and public services. In the last 5 years working with teachers’ training and coaching to re imagine education from this perspective, in Finland. https://actonlearning.org/blog/

Anisha Gupta

Anisha Gupta

While managing Content Research for rural social development, Anisha finds her energy in mentoring rural communities to become better leaders and figuring out products to demystify tech for social impact.

Anip Sharma

Anip strives to unify human endeavors to bring about long-lasting, livable, and accessible ecosystems. An engineer and educator, he currently invests himself in realizing the potential of co-created, localized alternatives to navigate modern-day developmental challenges.

Aravind Abi

Aravind is social enterprenuer in K12 Education sector also a nature lover and a fun to be around person. Co-Founder at Infinite Engineers.

Archana Tomar

Archana Iemanjá Tomar

Explorer of wonder, constantly amazed, globe trotter, animal lover, a citizen of the world and so much more @ Sutradhaar Social Ventures & The Mountain People https://www.linkedin.com/in/archanatomar/

 

Chevanni Davids

Che-vanni Davids

Founder of the Reimagined Learning Community, Explorer in the Re-humanization of Education through Unschooling/ Natural Learning, Indigenous Knowledge systems and Regenerative Communities.

https://www.facebook.com/ReimaginedLearningCentre https://www.instagram.com/reimaginedlearning/?hl=en

 

Dan Rudolph

Dan spends a lot of his time learning juggling and facilitating gatherings. He also enjoys writing and sharing poetry. Dan, and a small team, are in the process of publishing a series of articles titled ‘Live Human Signposts’ that showcases individuals that have taken alternative paths to higher education and/or are pursuing regenerative livelihoods, which is being commissioned by the Ecoversities Alliance. In March, Dan is an apprenticeship in Vermont at the MAPLE Monastic Academy.

Eileen Walz

Eileen sparks learning by designing experiences and asking what we can learn from them. She has a background in systems, design, UX research, and asking big questions.

http://unleashedlearning.org

Juan José Lugo Bernal

Juan José Lugo Bernal

Consultant and designer of regenerative landscapes, facilitator of social and educational processes. Permacultor in charge of Pangea – Regenerative Landscapes from where he works as a landscape and ecosystem designer. Manages and guides the Huerto que Cura, a community therapeutic garden within the Hospital for the Care of the Elderly in Quito Ecuador. Member of the Muyu community (social currency) and of the global alliance Ecoversidades, which links various learning spaces to re-imagine higher education. 

Kim William Gordon

Kim William Gordon

Dr. Kim William Gordon holds his PhD in Educational Leadership with a field of study focused on the use of Artificial Intelligence in Educational Technologies. His published work is on the organizational implementation of AI augmented Adaptive Learning Technology within a highly modified educational setting.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/adaptive-learning-technology-changes-everything-gordon-phd/

Linnea Schluessler

Linnea Schluessler

Linnea is a passionate access, diversity, and inclusion advocate devoted to life-long learning and education changemaking; social justice propels her daily work to empower mindful, intersectional healing for the sustainable wellbeing of each person as well as our shared biome.

Marcela Scarpellini

Marcela Scarpellini

I rather listen than speak, I like accompanying people going through difficult times and I am better acquainted with silence and meaningful conversations than with small talk. Of course, I love to joke and listen to people’s imprudent and gentle occurrences.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHNtGzwM5jo

Sophia Bazile

Sophia Bazile

Certified Foresight Practitioner, ICF-Trained Coach, Cultural Consultant, Curator, Learning and Development Specialist, Perpetual Seeker. Convener and Speaker. Learner, Companion, and Guide — on Journeys of Individual & Collective Inquiry. Having partnered with purpose and impact-driven individuals, institutions, and organizations across diverse areas of interest and industry, much of my work is committed to raising awareness and building capacities around systems change, futures thinking, and foresight. FLYP | Futures Space | Asia Pacific Futures Network

Sierra Ying Allen

Sierra Ying Allen

Spiritual forager, storytelling apprentice, unschooler, rock climber, youth advocate, recovering individualist, and witnesser of beauty. Co-conspirator and community weaver with EDiT – Education in Transformation, the Transforming Education Society, and the Ecoversities Alliance.