My first experience of a human murmuration. Donna Morton
Bring us your unrevealed visions, wicked problems and heart’s dreaming and the SupraTank will lean in with creative and rapid inquiry to catalyse breakthroughs and ready you for new actions.
Kate is a consultant, facilitator and coach fluent in the inner and outer work of transformative systems change. She is co-founding faculty for THNK School of Creative Leadership, and Simon Fraser University’s Certificates in Social Innovation, and Evaluation. Known for fostering transformative containers, Kate is increasingly focused on helping leaders and teams create non-linear change through inner work (i.e. intention, perception, intuition and consciousness), tapping the latent capacity of groups for collective intelligence, co-creation and flow. Her latest book is We Can Do This: 10 Tools to Unleash Our Creative Genius.
Kate’s Emerge Collab nickname is The Midwife.
Jeff Vander Clute
Jeff is a seasoned entrepreneur and transformation consultant committed to harmonizing human systems with life. His experience spans technology, consciousness research and development, strategy, and regenerative business. For more than a decade, Jeff has been exploring the intersection of organizational systems and transpersonal agency. His evolutionary approach to leadership integrates intuitive awareness and mastery practices to produce holistically uplifting outcomes that redefine success. He is known for simplifying strategic planning and decision making by quickly identifying essential opportunities that are supported by life. Jeff loves guiding promising, high-impact organizations as they grow and evolve.
His Emerge Collab moniker is Merlin.
Priti Gami Shah
Priti is a feminist educator, facilitator, social justice activist, and grassroots organizer committed to creating space for invisible voices and to influence and guide organizations to practice Equity, Diversity and Inclusion with a just lens. Including a unique model for integration, her Pathways to Leadership revolutionary curriculum distills her 30 years of experience in advocating at all levels and empowering racialized, immigrant and refugee women’s leadership by drawing on participants’ collective wisdom, skills and gifts to enable and transform individual capacities for sustainable systems change. She was awarded TOP 25 Canadian Immigrant Excellence in Community Engagement Award.
Priti’s Emerge Collab nickname is Inclusion Activator.
Christine Spinder is a facilitator, coach and educator with 30+ years stewarding leadership for sustainable and equitable communities, Indigenous-Ally collaboration, and global game-changing initiatives. Her practices are liberatory, collective, creative, relational and holistic, embodied and emergent, supporting leaders to take bold, audacious action for concrete outcomes. She’s been named an Ashoka Social Innovator, and is co-founder of the Restoring Collective, an Indigenous-ally incubator training collective healing and peacebuilding new systems. Her lifelong studies in embodiment, story, myth, consciousness and ritual anchor Christine’s coaching to reconnect us with world systems of agency, archetype, symbol, creativity, and sacred transformation.
Emerge Collab Nickname: The Focalizer.
A Creative Technologist and natural Nerd-to-English translator Bradley Shende spent decades distilling complex ideas into simple explanations for global audiences and organizations. An entrepreneur in early mobile technology, Bradley spent years developing the digital concept of Connected Life and found it led right back to human systems. As a social impact leader, he’s built environmental think tanks, indigenous accelerators, and disruptive conferences. As a teacher and advisor he’s instructed a new generation towards acknowledging the past, in mastering the present, to create a better future.
Emerge Collab Nickname: Spontaneous Idea generator.