Monica believes that collaborative intelligence is a key tool for accelerating community and organizational resilience.
With more than 20 years of experience in community development, environmental policy, and strategic planning, Monica Pohlmann helps people from diverse groups work together to address challenging issues. In particular, she seeks to build the collective capacity to gain insights into complex challenges and co-create and co-implement new solutions.
Previously, Monica ran her own sustainability and social innovation consultancy, where she specialized in facilitation and dialogue processes, strategic planning, and collaborative social innovation. She worked in local government as a long-range urban planner and senior policy advisor. Monica also served as leader of collaboration and strategy with Imagine Calgary, a 100-year sustainability vision for the city that drew on the input of 18,000 people.
Collaborative social innovation, process design, strategic planning