Watch Fran Korten speak about her new book This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement, ideas around a new economy, a local vs global economy, and what makes a movement/revolution successful.
On their new book ‘This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement’.
On a New Economy.
On local vs global economy and what makes a movement/revolution successful.
Fran Korten joined the Positive Futures Network in April 1998. She is delighted to be part of a team helping nourish people’s sense of what is possible at this time when we are pressing the limits of our planet’s resiliency and people’s tolerance for oppression in an interconnected world. Her passion is to use YES! to help people see the best of what we humans can become and to feel themselves to be agents of change in the unfolding drama of our time. Before joining YES! Magazine, Fran served as a grantmaker for 20 years in the Ford Foundation’s offices in Manila, Jakarta, and New York, where she supported community-based approaches to the sustainable use of land, trees, and water. She has a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Stanford University and taught at the national university of Ethiopia and at Harvard University. She lives with her husband, David Korten, on Bainbridge Island, Washington, where she bikes to work. She and David have two children and two grandchildren.
Biography taken from www.yesmagazine.org