Darcy Riddell has worked to change systems as an environmental activist, strategist, consultant, and educator for almost 20 years.
Ola Tjornbo's research interests are primarily focused on social innovation, social-ecological transformation, governance and complexity, and social media and virtual social networks.
Silvia Dorado is an associate professor of Management at the University of Rhode Island and visiting professor at the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation (WISIR) and the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) at the University of Waterloo.
Michele-Lee Moore is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Victoria where she leads the Water, Innovation, and Global Governance lab based at the Centre for Global Studies. Michele-Lee is one of the faculty responsible delivering the Rockefeller Global Fellowship Program, and has previously helped deliver modules for the Graduate Diploma on Social Innovation.
She is a former McConnell Fellow in Social Innovation at Social Innovation Generation SiG@Waterloo, where she led a number of projects that examined the role of networks, social finance, and public policy in supporting social innovation.
Erin has an academic background in social-ecological resilience, critical indigenist methodologies, and social innovation. Through her PhD research, Erin aims to explore links between transformative learning theory and emerging literature on unsettling settler colonial society as a way to foster greater equity and sustainability in Canadian resource planning and management.
Kaitlyn Rathwell is an environmental change scholar and practicing performance artist.
Terrellyn Fearn's research interests focus on Rematriation, ethical learning space, and healing centered design. Terrellyn has worked to transform systems by advancing wellbeing through Indigenous social innovation for over 25 years.