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Living, Leading and Facilitating in Grey Zone Change


Date & time
Friday, June 19, 2020
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson


This event is free




We are in a world facing numerous systems transitions. From hierarchies to networks and sociocracies. From office-based to a global and mobile workforce. From a human resource era to a co-dependent AI/VR/robotics era. From patriarchy to equality-based systems. We are in the midst of major shifts and transitions...and then along came #COVID-19.

This session will present an overview of how Grey Zone Change helps us make sense of leading in the current times of crisis. Grey Zone Change is defined as A space between the current state and the emerging future that is undefined and unknowable. Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson will provide an overview of the Grey Zone of Change, it's dynamics and what is needed to live, lead and facilitate through it.


About the Presenter


Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson is an award-winning scholar, Organization Development Consultant, and writer. She has 15 years’ experience across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors; Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in her areas of expertise. Yabome was named an Institute for Social Innovation Scholar at Fielding Graduate University, CA for her published research into the growth and development needs of war-affected people in Africa and is a contributor to the ground-breaking book:  Dialogic Organization Development: The Theory and Practice of Transformational Change (Berrett-Koehler, 2015). She has also been awarded International African Woman of the Year by UK-based Women4Africa and was the first ever recipient of the US-based Organization Development Network’s Emerging Organization Development Practitioner award. She received the prestigious 2018 Harry Jerome Professional Excellence Award in Canada. In addition to peer-reviewed publications, she is

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