Nwamaka Agbo

Nwamaka Agbo is excited to bring over 10 years of experience in working on social and economic justice issues and campaigns that help support the sustainable and equitable development of thriving and prosperous communities as the Innovation Fellow for the Movement Strategy Center. As the Director of Programs at EcoDistricts, Nwamaka was responsible for leading … Continued

Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes is an entrepreneur and writer who has co-founded and led several successful businesses and written numerous articles and books about capitalism, the commons and other topics.  His latest book, With Liberty and Dividends for All: How to Save Our Middle Class When Jobs Don’t Pay Enough, proposes universal dividends from shared wealth as a … Continued

Mary Berry

Mary Berry is the Executive Director of The Berry Center and a leader in the movement for sustainable agriculture. A well-known advocate for the preservation of rural culture and agriculture, she is currently working to reconnect cities with landscapes around them. Founded in 2011, The Berry Center advocates for small farmers, land conservation, and healthy … Continued

Jodie Evans

Jodie Evans is co-founder and co-director of CODEPINK and has been a peace, environmental, women’s rights and social justice activist for forty years.  She has traveled extensively to war zones promoting and learning about peaceful resolution to conflict. She served in the administration of Governor Jerry Brown and ran his presidential campaign in 1992.  She … Continued

Hildegarde Hannum

Hildegarde Hannum received a Ph.D. in German language and literature from Harvard, with a dissertation about the concept of the will in the early fiction of Thomas Mann. After teaching German language and literature at Hayward State University, UC Berkeley, and Connecticut College, she turned to a career as free-lance translator from German to English … Continued

Brooke Lehman

Brooke Lehman is a co-founder of the Watershed Center, located on a farm in Columbia County, NY. She is a life-long activist with 15 years of radical program design and teaching experience. Lehman holds a Master of Arts in Social Ecology (an interdisciplinary field focused on the social and ecological transformation of society) from the … Continued

Dan Levinson

Dan Levinson has been in the private equity business since graduating Brown University in 1982 and Stanford Business School in 1988 and founded Main Street Resources in 1998. These 25+ years of running private equity firms, funds and transactions have given him a strong economic foundation and firm grounding in launching and executing complex human-scale transactions … Continued

Anne MacDonald

Anne MacDonald is a business executive and marketer.  She has been the Chief Marketing Officer at four different Fortune 100 Companies over the past 30+ years.  Those companies were global in nature spanning the financial services, retail, insurance, and consumer products industries.   She built common brands, consistency of image and values, launched products, built organizations … Continued

Jerry Mander

Jerry Mander is the founder, former director, and presently distinguished fellow of the International Forum on Globalization (IFG), a San Francisco “think tank” focused since 1994 on exposing the negative impacts of economic globalization, and the need for economic transitions toward sustainable local economies. He was also, until recently, program director of the Foundation for … Continued

Kate Poole

Kate Poole is a leader of Regenerative Finance, a collective of young people with wealth working to shift control of capital to communities most affected by racial, economic and climate injustices. Regenerative Finance is framing investments as reparations, moving investors to shift both capital and power to radically-inclusive, non-extractive, community-controlled funds. She is also a member-leader of … Continued

Matt Stinchcomb

Matt Stinchcomb is Executive Director at the Good Work Institute, a nonprofit organization whose primary focus is on cultivating communities of local change makers living and working in and around the Hudson Valley. Their programs support these leaders as they develop and implement projects that aim to have net-positive benefit in the region and beyond. Before … Continued

Severine von Tscharner Fleming

Severine von Tscharner Fleming is an organic farmer, young farmers advocate, publisher and organizer based in Downeast Maine. Since 2008 Severine has served as director of the grassroots young farmers cultural organization Greenhorns which produces a literary journal for working agrarians called the New Farmers Almanac.Greenhorns produce many kinds of publications, media, events and exhibits including a weekly radio show … Continued

Caroline Woolard

Caroline Woolard is an artist and organizer based in Brooklyn, New York. Making sculptures, furniture, and events, Woolard co-creates spaces for critical exchange, forgotten histories, and plausible futures. Her practice is research-based and collaborative. In 2009, Woolard cofounded three organizations to support collaborative cultural production; three long-term infrastructure projects to support short-term artworks: a studio space, a barter network, … Continued