Georgia Rubenstein is Lead System Change Designer in Forum for the Future’s New York office. Her work at Forum focuses on process and strategy design and stakeholder engagement to drive system-level change for a sustainable future. She is an expert in system change methodologies and leads Forum’s School of System Change in the United States, equipping leaders from across sectors to drive deeper, more long-term change in their sectors. She is also one of Forum’s foremost facilitators and is currently expanding her expertise by exploring transformative facilitation techniques that are inclusive and challenge traditional power structures. She recently led the Beauty & Personal Care Sustainability Project, a multi-stakeholder collaboration of organizations including Target, Walmart, Unilever, Burt’s Bees, and Environmental Defense Fund, designed to tackle systemic sustainability challenges in the beauty and personal care sector. The group developed a publicly available product sustainability assessment tool, now being stewarded by The Sustainability Consortium.
Prior to joining Forum, Georgia worked at Minneapolis-based nonprofit Environmental Initiative, convening cross-sector leaders to advance sustainability in the Twin Cities region. She holds a BA in International Development and Russian Studies from McGill University, and a Master in Urban & Regional Planning from the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs.