Citizen Participatory Leadership in the Re-invention of Democracy

What happens when a society goes through a phase of creative destruction. This is what we can now learn from Greece. To learn what it means to live in a paradox where institutions no longer deliver and citizens need to find new creative ways to organize their life. This is the space where democracy can be re-invented through participation.

Maria Scordialos, one of the co-founders of the Systemic Innovation Zone – Greece, affectionately known as the SIZ, speaks at the Trailblaze in Ireland on the resilience and solidarity that is knit together in the social fabric of the Greek culture at this time.

At the Trailblazery Speaking of the Dis-integration and Re-Birth of Greece.

Activist. Systems Theorist. Pattern Recogniser. Maria is co-founder of The Living Wholeness Institute based in Axladitsa Avatakia, a farm and home that hosts immersion learning in Pelion, Greece. She is also co-initiator of the Art of Hosting Meaningful Conversations, a practice that invites people to create new collective intelligence through generative dialogue. Maria is passionate about citizen led democracy where people can be part of crafting their own lives by living their soul’s purpose.

 

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