What does it mean to be a system leader? What does it take to catalyze collective leadership? In this SSIR Academy! video resource, Peter Senge, author of The Fifth Discipline and Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management MIT, and Founding Chair, Society of Organizational Learning, will explore the qualities needed to catalyze collective leadership to address social and environmental problems.
Senge will discuss how the unique attributes of a system leader can accelerate social progress. This is an archived program and Senge is joined by Darcy Winslow, Senior Lecturer, MIT Leadership Center, and Molly Baldwin, Founder & CEO, Roca Inc. This video-program is for leaders who wants to drive social change and better understand how to enable others to engage in collective leadership.
This learning tool is valid until November 10, 2018.
Peter Senge is a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management. He is also the founding chair of The Society for Organizational Learning (SoL) and co-founder of the Academy for Systemic Change. Senge is the author of the book The Fifth Discipline and co-author of the books Presence, The Necessary Revolution, The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook, and Schools That Learn.
Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management MIT &
Founding Chair, Society of Organizational Learning
Molly Baldwin founded Roca in 1988 and serves as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer. With a mission to disrupt the cycle of poverty and incarceration by helping young people transform their lives, Roca serves over 900 high-risk young people annually across 21 communities in Massachusetts. For three decades, Molly has been a tireless advocate, mentor, and community convener, reaching out to the highest-risk young people and bringing together the major institutions, corporations, and agencies that affect their lives. Molly led Roca to be a high-performing, data-driven organization, with a nationally-recognized intervention model that focuses on better outcomes for young people and communities. A long-distance runner, she is a graduate of U-Mass, Amherst, holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Lesley University and an honorary Ph.D. from Salem State University and Lesley University.
Founder & CEO,
Darcy Winslow has been a pioneer in applying sustainability frameworks to all aspects of business. For more than 20 years, she worked at Nike, Inc., serving as general manager for Nike’s Global Women’s Fitness Business and as senior advisor to the Nike Foundation. Winslow spearheaded a major sustainability initiative at Nike to implement real-world changes involving design, engineering, and production across the entire value chain. She also served as program director for Willamette University’s Executive Development Sustainable Enterprise Program. She is the founder of Designs for a Sustainable World Collective, LLC, a firm that focuses on the development of practical yet aggressive strategies for organizations to create and adopt more sustainable and regenerative business practices. Darcy has served on the board of advisors for the National Climate Prosperity Board, World Pulse Media/Pulse Wire, Ziba Design, Inc., Greenopolis, the Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education, and the Council for Responsible Sport. She is also an active member of the Society for Organizational Learning and Sustainability Consortium. Darcy holds a bachelor’s in exercise science from Murray State University, a master’s in sports medicine from Connecticut State University, and a master’s in exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics from Portland State University. She is also a 2003 graduate of the Stanford Executive Program. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the MIT Leadership Center at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
MIT Leadership Center
Eric Nee is the managing editor of Stanford Social Innovation Review, published by the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at Stanford University, and co-host of the Social Innovation Conversations podcast channel. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the publishing industry, most of it covering the high-tech industry. Before joining Stanford, Nee was a senior writer for Fortune magazine in the Palo Alto, Calif., bureau. He also helped Time Inc. launch eCompany Now (where he was executive editor), which later merged with Business 2.0. Before joining Fortune, Nee launched Forbes magazine’s Silicon Valley bureau, where he was bureau manager. He also served as editor-in-chief of Upside magazine for close to five years.
Managing Editor, Stanford Social Innovation Review