We asked these pioneering & visionary people who have been working for decades in various practical aspects of the new economic paradigm, what are the 5 things they consider most important that we need to do in order to change the economy.
Carlos Pérez in Spain (Canaries)
Carlos organizes & facilitates the webinars, creating the conferences, coordinating the enrollments & uploading the conferences to YouTube.
He's a computer engineer & works in E-Learning, based in La Palma, Canary Islands.
Founder of tradingenlazona.com, & eldrago.info
Director of Proyecto Drago y DragoBanco
Rebecca Reiber, in Panamá
Rebecca will provide technical support during the conferences, in particular for those participating from Latin America.
One of our precious fully bilingual people, she will also provide translation to english.
She can be contacted by email (email@example.com)
Whilst raising a young family, Rebecca was a development consultant, working mainly with NGOs & small businesses, after a 12 year career in international business (import/export).
Her work changed from business development to community development, she has a degree in Sustainable Development, Community Development & Training for Social Action, post-degree studies in LatinAmerican Sociocultural Anthropology & is currently studying Permaculture with NodoEspiral.
She moved to Panamá from the USA in 2005 where the idea started to take root which today, after 8 years, has become an EcoVillage project.
Jose Zamora, in Spain (Canaries)
Jose will provide technical support during the conferences & will also serve as translator to Spanish.
He can be contacted by Skype (JoseLZam), by phone (+34 636 498 904) or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jose is a Systems Engineer & Integral Permaculture action-learner, & is part of Transition LaPalma.
He arrived to Tenerife from Cuba with his family (with Canarian ancestors) in 1998, & at 20 years old he is the youngest member of an EcoVillage being created in LaPalma.
Jose talks here about himself & the conference
Then interviews Stella about how & why
she became involved in these conferences
María Jose Rodriguez, in Spain (Andalucía)
Pepa will provide technical support during the conferences & also be the facebook contact (only in spanish).
Mother of two teenage daughters, full-time laboratory technician & part-time shop steward representative, she is passionate about facilitating a transition to a more rational, sustainable society & in particular of working toward real inclusion & participation.
She is a great proponent of us learning to use modern communications technologies a lot better in order to make important ideas & actions accessible to the maximum number of people, & this is the third online conference she helps to organize (but the first totally bilingual one...)
Pepa speaks here about why she's doing this work