Co-Founder and President of the Berkana Institute, Margaret Wheatley joined us at Digital Farm 2020 to share her experience working with leaders at various levels and in a multiplicity of organisations. In her presentation, she reflects on the role of the arts today and on the importance of conscious leadership.
About Margaret Wheatley +
Since 1966, Margaret has worked globally in many different roles: a speaker, teacher, community worker, consultant, advisor, formal leader. She spent two years in the Peace Corps in Korea in the 60s, had a liberal arts education at UCL, has an MA in Media Ecology from New York University and a Doctorate from Harvard in Administration, Planning and Social Policy with a focus on organisational behaviour and change.
She is co-founder and President of the Berkana Institute, a global non-profit founded in 1991. Berkana has been a leader in experimenting with new organizational forms based on a coherent theory of how living systems organize, adapt and change. They have worked in partnership with a rich diversity of people around the world who strengthen their communities by working with the wisdom and wealth already present in their people, traditions, and environment.
Margaret is a best-selling author of nine books, from the classic Leadership and the New Science in 1992 to Who Do We Choose To Be? Facing Reality, Claiming Leadership, Restoring Sanity (2017).