advances systemic change to benefit communities around the world by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs
by Meg Wheatley & Deborah Frieze: In nature, change never happens as a result of top-down, pre-conceived strategic plans, or from the mandate of any single individual or boss. Change begins as local actions spring up simultaneously in many different areas
composer, filmmaker and organizational consultant, helps people and organizations create the results that matter to them
From Stanford Social Innovation: This study of 12 high-impact nonprofits shows that real social change happens when organizations go outside their own walls and find creative ways to enlist the help of others.
Tompkins said that when she began working full-time at Patagonia in 1972, she didn’t understand how the actions of the business world as well as the behavior of individuals “affected the very underpinnings” of the individual, the family and the community.
investigating values and cultural changes in societies all over the world
From Culture Change: Making sense of our predicament, shaping our future
an eminent social scientist, attorney, author, and social activist. She is best known for her international bestseller The Chalice and The Blade: Our History, Our Future,