Areas of Expertise

Common areas for which WE in the World writes, speaks and provides strategic consultation and support:

Equity and Racial Justice

  • Structural racism and other inequities
  • Partnering with people with lived experience of inequity
  • Stories to system change

Health Equity, Population and Public Health

  • Addressing structural racism and other inequities in health
  • Well-being
  • Mental health and addictions

Leading from Mutual Abundance

  • Creating generative sustainability
  • Creating abundance through community transformation 

Community transformation

  • Supporting community coalitions to make effective change
  • Shifting how we relate, create change and unlock abundance in communities
  • The relationship of place in health equity

Advancing an Equitable Economy

  • The role of businesses in building a just and restorative economy
  • Policies to advance an equitable economy
  • Build social entrepreneurship to advance an equitable economy

Equitable Measurement and Evaluation

  • Developing and using meaningful measures
  • Partnering with communities to measure and evaluate change
  • Measuring well-being and equity
  • Measuring system change

Change Management

  • Shifting mindsets
  • Creating change in difficult contexts
  • How all of us can contribute to changing the system

Services

Consulting and Thought Leadership

WE help organizations and agencies working to design meaningful system change to advance well-being and equity. We draw on a network of over 100+ skilled changemakers to build the right team to meet your needs.

Creating Real Change

We know that creating real change can be hard. If you are serious about creating meaningful change and need support, we can walk alongside you on your change journey in a way that helps you design better system change and builds your internal capacity to implement and sustain change.

Speaking and Writing

WE help you engage your audience to be inspired around a deeper vision and practical action for meaningful change. Dr. Somava Saha has spoken on panels with the Dalai Lama, and Angela Davis, appeared on Sanjay Gupta and CNN and keynoted conferences and lectures around the world.

Measurement, Evaluation, and Improvement

We help teams and communities identify what matters to them, how they can measure that in traditional and nontraditional ways, and set up data systems to implement change and track improvement

Capacity Building

We believe everyone has a piece of the puzzle needed for the healing of the world. When we engage in capacity building at the request of organizations and communities, we do so knowing that we will gain from them and will complement the strengths that people and groups bring.

WE Social Transformation Interns, Accompaniers and Fellows

Whether you are early in your career, mid-career, or an advanced change leader, we welcome you to become part of a community that is learning from one another and growing together.

Consulting and Thought Leadership

WE help organizations and agencies working to design meaningful system change to advance well-being and equity. We draw on a network of over 100+ skilled changemakers to build the right team to meet your needs.

Examples of our consultation work include:

  • framework development and application simulation development
  • strategic consultation to help you design your strategy
  • connecting to tools to support your strategy
  • connecting to bright spots and effective practices gleaned from our 25+ years of experience in this work
  • measuring and evaluating your strategy

EXAMPLES

  • Health equity framework developed for CDC and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
  • Methodist Healthcare Ministries, Texas – interrupting the cycle of intergenerational poverty in the South of Texas
  • WIN Network policy database to advance an equitable well-being economy

Creating Real Change

We know that creating real change can be hard. If you are serious about creating meaningful change and need support, we can walk alongside you on your change journey in a way that helps you design better system change and builds your internal capacity to implement and sustain change.

WE can help you lead the change process, bringing inspiration, practical know-how, and just in time coaching to help you lead transformative and effective change, building from your strengths and assets. WE help changemakers around the world connect with infrastructure and resources to create real change.
EXAMPLES

  • RISE initiative – advancing an equitable resilience to COVID
  • ARISE initiative – creating community conditions for civic capacity and equity in Illinois
  • Transforming the system of mental health and addictions in Delaware

Speaking and Writing

WE help you engage your audience to be inspired around a deeper vision and practical action for meaningful change. Dr. Somava Saha has spoken on panels with the Dalai Lama, and Angela Davis, appeared on Sanjay Gupta and CNN and keynoted conferences and lectures around the world.

WE can also join you in writing projects, leveraging a wide range of content experts. Whether you are writing for a practitioner audience, an academic audience or the popular press, we can join you in a way that supports and strengthens a collective contribution.
Email we@weintheworld.org to request a talk or support with writing. Please include the name, audience and date of your event, as well as whether you are able to pay an honorarium. All honorariums support WE in the World to advance well-being and equity.

Measurement, Evaluation, & Improvement

We help teams and communities identify what matters to them, how they can measure that in traditional and nontraditional ways, and set up data systems to implement change and track improvement
Measurement and Improvement

We can help you identify change strategies that demonstrate improvement. We can help you both assess where you are in the transformation journey and the effect of your impact.

Evaluation

In partnership with the Dawn Chorus Group, we support real-time evaluation strategies that help you course correct in real-time. This includes ways to evaluate your own processes as an organization or coalition and ways to evaluate the change you are seeking to create in the world.

EXAMPLES

Capacity Building

We believe everyone has a piece of the puzzle needed for the healing of the world.
When we engage in capacity building at the request of organizations and communities, we do so knowing that we will gain from them and will complement the strengths that people and groups bring.
EXAMPLES

WE Social Transformation Interns, Accompaniers & Fellows

Whether you are early in your career, mid-career, or an advanced change leader, we welcome you to become part of a community that is learning from one another and growing together. We would love to know your piece of the puzzle.

You will also be among the people we turn to when opportunities arise to advance this work. Email us at we@weintheworld.org and tell us about yourself if you’re interested. Please include your areas of strength as well as the places you would like to grow.

EXAMPLES