Links to Related Networks

These resources are ones that GLEN members have found to be valuable collaborators and sources of new ideas and practices.

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Center for Purposeful Leadership

Craig and Patricia Neal have been cultivating transformational leaders for over three decades. Their Minneapolis-Centered network teaches the art of convening, mentor coaching, purposeful leadership for women, and more. Their Thought Leader Network was an inspiration for many in the SF Bay Area consulting community .
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Center for Timeless Earth Wisdom

Firehawk Hulin, a GLEN member, and Pele Rouge have sourced a vibrant community and programs helping people imagine what they can learn in relationship, partnership, and harmony with Earth and her boundless wisdom. Firehawk is talent media designer who helped The GLEN create this current website.
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International Forum of Visual Practitioners Institute

Phil Bakelaar, an active GLEN member, helped found this new non-profit to provide contribution opportunities for the exploding worldwide community of  visual facilitators, designers, and scribes. The GLEN is working to work with them on collaborations.  
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The World Cafe

Amy Lenzo, a GLEN foundering member, is a key to the phenomenal growth of the World Cafe, begun by Juanita Brown and David Isaacs. Their methodologies are truly worldwide, and the network is a vibrant collection of people who know how to engage people around questions that matter.
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Meridian University

Aftab Omer, President of Meridian, was a founding member of The GLEN. Meridian University is dedicated to enabling human development through wise transformative impact across multiple domains with global reach and local value. Meridian’s graduate degree programs in Business, Psychology, and Education enable students to combine passion with profession in service of larger social, cultural, ecological, and developmental goals.
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 Thomas Hübl Programs

Thomas Hübl is a spiritual teacher whose work with individual and collective trauma has sparked a worldwide network of practitioners of his global social witnessing principles and practices. He is an Austrian who lives in Israel, and has a strong international following. Both Gisela Wendling and David Sibbet have been working with his teachings for several years.
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Cascadia Center for Leadership 

Mary Gelinas and Roger James, core GLEN members, have nurtured a network of leaders in Humboldt County California, founded and supported by the Humbolt Area Foundation. They are a rich source of practices and principles for process oriented leadership and collaboration, supporting a network of over 100 non-profits.
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The Grove Consultants International

The Grove, a San Francisco based full service OD firm, helps fund and support The GLEN as its social action contribution to co-creating a sustainable future. David Sibbet, co-director of The GLEN, is The Grove's founder and CEO. Its focus is on transforming the art of facilitation of meetings, teams, strategy and change. Grove Partners are all members of The GLEN as are many trainees.
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Coro Northern California

Coro pioneered experiential leadership development in the 1950s and remains a source of programs that open doors for a diverse generation of new leaders. There are Coro Centers in Los Angeles, New Work, and Pittsburgh. David Sibbet, co-director of The GLEN, got his start here and has applied the many things he learned to both The Grove Consultants International, his company, as well as The GLEN. 
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The Circle Way

For more than 20 years Anne Linnea and Christine Baldwin have grown a loose network of circle practitioners worldwide from their center on the north Coast of North America. Holger Scholz, in the Leading As Sacred Practice Ensemble introduced us. Their practices have become central to The GLEN's approach to dialogic space.
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Interaction Institute for Social Change

Interaction Associates, pioneers in professional facilitation in the 1970s, created a non-profit Institute extending the work of David Strauss and Michael Doyle. They are innovating at the intersection of equity, networks, and love, with racial equity as their current core strategic focus.
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Presencing Institute

Large MIT-based network exporing Theory "U" and the ideas of Otto Sharmer and Joe Jaworski. Over the past years they have, in their words, been "democratizing access to transformation literacy: the methods and tools of awareness-based systems change that help us to reimagine and reshape our civilization."
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