Nancy Southern, Ed.D served as executive faculty member at Saybrook University for over 10 years chairing the MA and PhD programs in Organizational Systems and the School of Organizational Leadership and Transformation. She now teaches part time and supports organizations in creating cultures of collaboration in public, private, and non-profit organizations and local communities. She works with senior and mid-managers to build their capacity to engage in meaningful conversations, appreciative and critical inquiry to create the organizational changes they desire. She has written numerous articles that reflect her inquiry and work into creating conditions for transformative learning and change. Her website is www.collaborativecultures.com.