Workshop: Rethink the economics curriculum

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Marilyn Mehlmann
Co-Author Marilyn Mehlmann
Description In 1973 Schumacher pondered an 'economics as if people mattered'. Most of us are still not teaching it. But maybe we could? Follow-on to HES2021.
Topic Rethink the (economics) curriculum
Format Action atelier
Bio Marilyn Mehlmann is a founder member of Legacy17, an international not-for-profit cooperative of leading-edge consultants, practitioners and educators focused on supporting the realization of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. She combines backgrounds in psychosynthesis, empowerment and action research to co-create new methods and tools for community, personal and professional development. For 27 years Marilyn was General Secretary and Head of Development at Global Action Plan International, a network of NGOs supporting the transition to more sustainable behaviour; and was awarded the Rachel Carson Prize 2011– 2012 “for her long-term efforts to involve individuals, companies and NGOs in acting sustainably”. She is an entrepreneur and former management consultant, and co-creator of methods and tools including a highly innovative ‘Learning for Change’ methodology introduced in more than 40 countries. Marilyn is Vice President of the Union of International Associations (Brussels), a member of several advisory boards, was previously involved with product development at IBM, and with action research at the Swedish Centre for Working Life. She is the author and co-author of numerous publications, including ESD Dialogues: a pedagogy for sustainable development.