Co-Creating Living Systems that Thrive on Diversity


  • Mary Lewis
  • Bernice Moore
  • Nancy Southern Saybrook Graduate School


As we come to know ourselves as relational beings that are shaped by the other, we can embrace diversity in a way that fosters curiosity and overcomes our fear of difference. As we reduce the fear of difference, we can dismantle the structures that reinforce oppression and co-create inclusive systems that thrive on diversity.

Author Biography

Nancy Southern, Saybrook Graduate School

Chair, Organizational Systems Programs



How to Cite

Lewis, M., Moore, B., & Southern, N. (2008). Co-Creating Living Systems that Thrive on Diversity. Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the ISSS - 2008, Madison, Wisconsin, 3(1). Retrieved from



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