014, Marnita’s Table (The Center for Intentional Social Interaction), Bridging Gaps Across Difference, Marnita Schroedl

Marnita Schroedl records with Andre Koen and Brian Jost at Pod Launcher Studios for "Armchair Activist" podcast on 4/06/2017
Marnita Schroedl records with Andre Koen and Brian Jost at Pod Launcher Studios for “Armchair Activist” podcast on 4/06/2017

Marnita Schroedl, CEO of Marnita’s Table (www.marnitastable.org, will become The Center for Intentional Social Interaction, www.izicenter.org) joins us to discuss Intentional Social Interaction, the organization’s innovative peer-to-peer experience, a human-centered technology designed to transfer to those being served.

(From www.izicenter.org) – Intentional Social Interaction (“IZI”) is Marnita’s Table effective experience engineering model that helps individuals, businesses, NGOs and government agencies achieve equity and inclusion goals. We provide practical tools for you to build sustainable community engagement, leadership and collaboration across race, class, culture and other means of self-identity. We’ve welcomed over 31,000 people to IZIs since 2005. 38% of all people who attend one three-hour IZI voluntarily report significantly shifting their behavior toward consistently connecting authentically across difference.

Other resources mentioned in this episode:

Duncan James Watts is a sociologist and principal researcher at Microsoft Research, New York City known for his work on small-world networks. Wikipedia

Stanley Milgram was an American social psychologist, best known for his controversial experiment on obedience conducted in the 1960s during his professorship at Yale. Wikipedia

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