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Building Bridges


10 Experts on Unique Ways to Build Unity

A Daily Interview Series Feb. 10-19

                                                                                   Moderated by Dr. Vanessa J. Avery                                                                                                                                            

Feb. 10 – Adam Kahane

Adam Kahane is a Director of Reos Partners, an international social enterprise that helps people move forward together on their most important and intractable issues. Reos designs, facilitates, and guides processes that enable teams of stakeholders—even those who don’t understand or agree with or trust one another—to make progress on their toughest challenges. It partners with governments, corporations, and civil society organizations on challenges such as education, health, food, energy, environment, development, justice, security, and peace. Reos operates both globally and locally, with offices in Cambridge (Massachusetts), Geneva, Johannesburg, London, Melbourne, Montreal, and São Paulo.

Adam is a leading organizer, designer, and facilitator of processes through which business, government, and civil society leaders can work together to address such challenges. He has worked in more than fifty countries, in every part of the world, with executives and politicians, generals and guerrillas, civil servants and trade unionists, community activists and United Nations officials, clergy and artists. 


Adam was named a 2022 “Social Innovator of the Year” by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship.

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