Mycelium: stepping into successful partnerships inspired by nature: free webinar, March 30


A useful learning and networking opportunity for anyone interested in biomimicry: the Mycelium: stepping into successful partnerships inspired by nature free webinar on March 30. Here’s the description:

What you will learn in this webinar:

  • A framework describing the application of biomimicry to social innovation
  • How to innovate for promoting effective partnerships
  • How to facilitate safe spaces for collaboration inspired by nature

With more than 10 years of experience in facilitating multi-stakeholder partnerships and as a biomimicry practitioner, Marina will guide us through the fundamentals of innovation through biomimicry and present how she used them to develop a tool to help facilitate partnerships and to create safe spaces for collaboration. She believes in nature as a mentor and playfulness as a catalyst for creativity.

Meet Marina:

Passionate about innovation and initiatives fostering environmental sustainability, Marina is currently Lead of the BiodiverCities by 2030 Initiative at the World Economic Forum.

Marina holds a PhD from the Doctoral School of Environmental Engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and an MBA with a specialization in International Organizations from the University of Geneva. She is a certified PMI project manager, biomimicry practitioner and yoga teacher. With both Italian and Swiss citizenship, she currently resides in Geneva. In her spare time, she can be found in nature, hiking and freediving. She constantly explores initiatives shaping the future of sustainable development, nature and human consciousness.

More about Mycelium:

Inspired by the mutualistic association between fungi and trees, Mycelium is a fun and inspirational game to allow creative conversations amongst stakeholders and to help them reflect on their own partnership journey. Playing Mycelium allows stakeholders to agree on principles, expected behaviours and actions for the partnership in a trusting atmosphere, quickly developing a common language for mutual understanding.

NOTE: No prior knowledge is required for this webinar. It is particularly helpful and interesting for facilitators and those with a background or an interest in multistakeholder partnerships.

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