Unlearning Our Ways of Working: Anti-Oppression for the Social Sector
Vidya has had the quiet audacity to imagine and build alternative ways of doing business for nearly 20 years, advancing social purpose initiatives from the grassroots to the boardroom locally and globally. They are a leading alternative business educator who designs and facilitates inclusive, experiential programs for entrepreneurship, innovation and local economic development. Drawing on diverse practices of creative leadership, systems thinking, social justice, organizational design, and go-to-market strategy, Vidya believes in the power of showing up with head, heart and hands to transform the status quo. As the new CEO of Groundswell Alternative Business School, they lead a team committed to a radical approach to social entrepreneurship that centers the lived experience of its students, builds personal and collective resilience, and puts their values to work.