Biographical Sketch: Brenna Atnikov has extensive experience with multi-stakeholder initiatives aimed at transforming systems in the areas of urban sustainability, community economic development, early literacy, and participatory community development. She roots her process designs in the group’s purpose and customizes them to help the group achieve its goals.
Brenna is skilled in doing strategic mapping, creating collaborative governance structures, and helping groups anchor their work in values, vision, and purpose. As a facilitator, she models the advantages of bringing one’s whole self to the work, knowing that we cannot change systems without changing ourselves. Over the years, Brenna has developed a passion for the reflective and evaluative practices that enable groups to think about their work, learn from it, and integrate that learning.