As consultant, with her strong background in economics, Emine reviews, assesses and gives feedback on the broader social contexts: the national terrain, the social center of gravity, dominant modes of discourse, and the existing links to global social structures and culture. Awareness of these broader structures and dynamics illuminate the likely paths of social change, improving the design and effectiveness of any organization or project.
As mentor, consultant, and facilitator, Gail works both one-to-one and with groups to help provide clarity on situations in the field. She brings keen observation, skillful means in communicating to different worldviews, and an ability to unite theory with practice in useful ways. Her experience working in global development in Latin America and Africa, as well as her involvement in integral projects in Nigeria, Peru, and El Salvador, provide examples and practical frameworks that support learning.
As mentor, practitioner and consultant with over 30 years field experience in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, Paul posses a rare depth of understanding and clarity. As an Integral practitioner he combines his work experience in international development with Integral Theory and initiates the design, implementation and evaluation of integrally informed programs in complex environments. He shares his knowledge with a precision, subtlety, and power that offers practitioners a challenging position to the manifestation of their own Integral practice in development.
As a powerful storyteller, practitioner, mentor and consultant with 25 years experience in social change work, first as an award-winning documentary film maker and then as Director of the non-profit organization One Sky, Michael’s embodied depth of Integral practice inspires a room and can bring on board even the most resistant people in an audience. His life work is a testament to how much an Integral approach is needed. One Sky’s current projects are addressing some of the world’s intractable problems with an integral approach.
Contemporary philosopher Ken Wilber is a special advisor to the board of Integral Without Borders. As a mentor and a colleague, he advises and helps us interpret Integral theory in practice. This takes the form of emails, meetings, conference calls, as well as presentations and Q&A discussions at our events. IWB has a close affinity to Integral Institute, having been a Center there since 2005, and is continuing to contribute to its transformation and re-emergence.