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Missoula, MT - Exclusive GW4W Retreat & Leadership Workshop with Biomimicry 3.8
Monday, May 21, 2018 to Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Category: GW4W


Join us for truly unique Global Women 4 Wellbeing co-sponsored Retreat and Leadership Workshop with Biomimicry 3.8

When: May, 21-23, 2018

Where: beautiful Missoula, Montana

Space is extremely limited

Discover how biomimicry can foster better collaboration, create successful systems, and navigate change in complex conditions or in times of disturbance during this exclusive retreat that will explore lessons from nature to help you lead the way to a more adaptable, resilient, cooperative, and networked world.

The workshop retreat is for anyone, regardless of your familiarity with biomimicry, who wants to be a leader in re-imagining solutions to social and organizational challenges. Executive, business, non-profit, education, public policy, faith, and government leaders have used biomimicry to change they way they tackle challenges.

Ready to learn from nature to inspire new ways of doing business? This retreat will help you begin gathering the biomimicry tools you need to elevate the way you think, work, and lead.

Over the course of the retreat, our expert biomimicry instructors will help participants explore how to:

  • Define leadership challenges for which nature's examples can best provide solutions
  • Re-imagine organizational leadership, strategy, planning, and operations with inspiration from healthy and evolving ecosystems
  • Apply the biomimicry process to model teams and organizations after healthy and evolving ecosystems and to become skillful at adaptive change
  • Apply design lessons from nature that can help grow resilient organizations and foster a regenerative sociiety

You'll be inspired, spend time with the GW4W family, and come back with a fresh prospective on how nature can help us learn how to be healthier, more connected, leaders.

As a special bonus, the GW4W attendees will be joined by Janine Benyus, one of the co-founders of Biomimicry 3.8 and a world renowned expert on biomimicry, for dinner and nature walk in Montana’s great outdoors.

The event includes the workshop, lodging, meals, transportation to and from the airport, so you can come, be inspired and enjoy your time with us.

Meet our Instructor: Dr. Dayna Baumeister is the Co-founder of Biomimicry 3.8. With a devotion to applied natural history and a passion for sharing the genius of nature, Dayna has traveled the world as a biomimicry thought-leader, business consultant and professor. She has helped more than 100 companies consult the natural world for elegant and sustainable design solutions, including Nike, Interface, General Mills, Boeing, Herman-Miller, Kohler, Seventh Generation and Procter & Gamble.

Meet our special guest: Janine Benyus is a biologist, author, innovation consultant, and self proclaimed “nature nerd. In 1998, Janine co-founded the world’s first bio-inspired consultancy, Biomimicry 3.8 (formerly the Biomimicry Guild), bringing nature’s sustainable designs to 250+ clients including Boeing, Colgate-Palmolive, Nike, General Electric, Herman Miller, HOK architects, IDEO, Interface, Natura, Procter and Gamble, Levi’s, Kohler, and General Mills. Janine has personally introduced millions to the meme of biomimicry through two TED talks, hundreds of conference keynotes, and a dozen documentaries.