Our first group 

Our first program, In the thick of it launched in March this year and will finish in August. We have a brilliant group of systems leaders from the US, UK, Canada, Ethiopia and New Zealand. Below they share the organization they represent, the system they are working on and what they are hoping to get out of The Systems Sanctuary. Check them out (in no particular order).  

 Mansi Kakkar, San Francisco, USA  

Mansi Kakkar, San Francisco, USA  

The Social Innovation Collective

Grassroot Innovation Ecosystems

 Heather Hayden, Wellington, New Zealand 

Heather Hayden, Wellington, New Zealand 

Birthright New Zealand Trust

Systems alignment between government and NGO service delivery systems change to enable NGO collaboration and integration. 

 Paul Perkins, London, UK   

Paul Perkins, London, UK   

Save the Children, UK

Systems affecting, influencing and impacting the life chances of children growing up in poverty in the UK

 Kiri Bird, Vancouver, Canada 

Kiri Bird, Vancouver, Canada 

LED Lab (via Ecotrust Canada)

Inclusive and sustainable economic development in disadvantaged urban communities. 

 Helen Robinson, Auckland, New Zealand 

Helen Robinson, Auckland, New Zealand 

The Auckland City Mission

Food insecurity/ poverty

 Brent Wellsch, Edmonton, Canada 

Brent Wellsch, Edmonton, Canada 

Alberta CoLab- Government of Alberta

Energy System Transition, Public Sector Transformation

 Iain Hines, Wellington, New Zealand 

Iain Hines, Wellington, New Zealand 

J R McKenzie Trust

Systems that make it harder or easier for families with children to be in, or get out of, poverty and hardship. 

 Claire Reindorp, London, UK

Claire Reindorp, London, UK

Pembury Children's Community (Peabody)

Neighbourhood services for children and their families. 

 Carla Loury, San Francisco, USA

Carla Loury, San Francisco, USA

LAUNCH

Circular Economy and Food

 Alex Kollo, Toronto, Canada 

Alex Kollo, Toronto, Canada 

Outreach Communications

Global food and agriculture systems.

 Matt Halsey, Auckland, New Zealand 

Matt Halsey, Auckland, New Zealand 

Good Shepherd New Zealand

Mainstream financial system - financial exclusion.

 Annika Voltan, Halifax, Canada 

Annika Voltan, Halifax, Canada 

Inspiring Communities

We bring together residents, governments, community organizations and businesses to work collaboratively around shared priorities.

 Paula McCormack, Newcastle, UK 

Paula McCormack, Newcastle, UK 

Save the Children UK -  Wallsend Children's Community

 Children’s outcomes in their neighbourhood and to tackle distinctive challenges and needs in the locality.

 

 Jerry Michalski, Portland, USA

Jerry Michalski, Portland, USA

REX (The Relationship Economy eXpedition)

Trust across all systems. How did we lose and break it? How can we regain it?

 

 Arani Kajenthira ,  Bentonville, USA

Arani KajenthiraBentonville, USA

Walton Family Foundation

Education reform, fisheries and river management, rural economic development. 

 Kristie Drucza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 

Kristie Drucza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 

CIMMYT

Gender and agriculture

 Amanda Hachey, Moncton Canada 

Amanda Hachey, Moncton Canada 

NouLAB

New Brunswick Immigration retention, Aging Population , Poverty Reduction , Literacy , Gender Equality.

 Andre Vashist, London, Canada

Andre Vashist, London, Canada

Pillar Nonprofit Network

Economy and culture

 Eru Tarena, Auckland, New Zealand 

Eru Tarena, Auckland, New Zealand 

Te Tapuae o Rehua

The indigenous (Maori) school-to-career pipeline in New Zealand to improve Maori education, employment and income levels

 Todd Broadie, Millwaukee, USA

Todd Broadie, Millwaukee, USA

Blue Hills and M7

SE Wisconsin Economy, National Manufacturing Policy, Physical Innovation Creativity Centers in SE Wisconsin.
 

 Lis Suarez, Montreal, Canada

Lis Suarez, Montreal, Canada

FEM International

Gender empowerment, circular economy in feminized industries.

 Janey Digby, Auckland, New Zealand

Janey Digby, Auckland, New Zealand

Levare Limited, Peter McKenzie Project


Systems impacting on health and education services for children with hearing impairment. 

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