Transforming Social Systems


Systems Start with Self – an interview with our President

Darcy Winslow, Academy President & co-Founder, found her calling after leading five large-scale change efforts at Nike.

In this episode of Let Go & Lead, Darcy is interviewed by Maril MacDonald and talks all things systems thinking and leadership, including the importance of embracing a creative orientation and navigating the complex vs. complicated.

Listen to the full podcast here.


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Academy Fellow Runs for Federal Office

Academy Fellow, Mike Morrice, has won the Green Party nomination for Kitchener Centre, and is now running as a Green Party of Canada candidate in this fall’s federal election.

Running on a campaign for a made-in-Canada Green New Deal, Mike has spent the last decade working to bring people together to shift to the green economy. As the founder of two effective climate-focused organizations, he truly gets the reality […]

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Visionary Leadership Makes All The Difference

Academy Fellow, Bob Carey, is Strategic Partnerships Director for The Nature Conservancy in Washington. Having recently experienced Bob’s leadership skills in action, Academy co-Founder and Board Member, Hal Hamilton, shares a snapshot of Bob’s current work. 

The Work
Bob Carey (pictured) used to be a backcountry ranger, and leading groups of teenagers to discover what wilderness will teach them is still something he enjoys. Bob’s current […]

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A Conversation with Otto Scharmer

In this 60 minute recorded webinar, the Academy hosts Otto Scharmer in discussion about his work on Theory U, focusing on core principles and applications. Academy Founders, Peter Senge and Darcy Winslow, along with Academy Fellow and Strategic Design Manager, Katie Stubley, talk about turning theory into practice and take questions from participants as to how we can implement this work in our […]

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