From Emergency to Emergence: Defining the Opportunities
Friday, MAY 1 at 2:00 pm
Tickets: $15 for Praxis Members ($20 For all others)
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David Korten the co-founder of YES! Magazine (the magazine of positive futures) and is the author of When Corporations Rule the World, Agenda for a New Economy, Change the Story, Change the World, and several others. He is a former professor at Harvard Business School, a political activist, and prominent critic of corporate globalization, and “by training and inclination a student of psychology and behavioral systems.”was the co-founder of YES! Magazine worked for more than thirty-five years in preeminent business, academic, and international development institutions before he turned away from the establishment to become a leading critic of what he calls the global suicide economy. He now devotes his life to advancing the global transition now underway to a living Earth economy organized around deeply democratic self-governing living communities in which people work in co-productive partnership with the rest of nature to meet the needs of all. A holder of MBA and PhD degrees from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, he served for five years on the faculty of the Harvard Business School.
Fran Korten is currently a contributing editor for YES! Magazine, writing about opportunities to advance a progressive agenda in politics, economics, and the environment. For 19 years she served as Executive Director of YES!, where she helped the organization build momentum in the United States for actions, policies, and a public consciousness based on the values of justice, sustainability, and compassion. Previously, she spent 20 years as a program officer at the Ford Foundation’s offices in Manila, Jakarta, and New York. In each of those posts, she helped bring about substantial policy and institutional reforms that empowered local people to manage water, forests and land for the benefit of themselves, their communities and the sustainability of the resource on which they depended. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Stanford University. She and her husband David have two daughters, a son-in-law and two grandchildren. They live in downtown Bainbridge Island where they are able to walk for nearly all their errands.